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Let God work through us, Mueller tells Chapel

August 29, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University President Brian Mueller delivered a passionate talk at Chapel on Monday about the importance of keeping God in the center of our lives. “This is a community of believers that God is working in, and as a result of that there is nothing that God can’t do through us,” he said.

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Ignite ceremony raises spirits — and cell phones

August 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The annual Ignite ceremony, which features rousing music by the Chapel Worship Band followed by a lighting ceremony on the Quad, is always incredibly moving. But this year, attendance was higher, and the spiritual energy seemed stronger. “There’s something unique about the class of 2021,” said Dr. Tim Griffin, Pastor and Dean of Students.

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In Nepal or the classroom, he’s in tune with his faith

August 08, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Richard Busby, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, has worked in the medical field for 40 years and has traveled to 28 countries to aid those with limited access to medical care and to serve struggling communities. He shared stories about his recent experience in Kathmandu, Nepal, and his passionate view on integrating faith into the classroom.

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Fall Chapel speakers will address important topics

July 18, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The fall semester schedule for Chapel is a mix of new speakers and returnees, as usual. But what’s notable about it is that speakers could choose from a list of topics that are important to Christians, and there also will be the first annual Chapel session on bioethics.

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New chaplain eager to assist GCU employees

May 17, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Jim Miller, the new corporate chaplain in the executive office building at 27th Avenue, will bring years of experience to the position plus a passion for helping. “Work doesn’t happen in a vacuum. I’m here to talk and pray with anyone,” he said.

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Renowned nun tells her incredible story in GCU talk

May 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe visited GCU on Friday to share her purpose with GCU employees: to heal, mend and love the ‘lost girls’ of Northern Uganda. “I am a dreamer. I dream of making lives a little better. I dream of healing their pain. I dream of mending their brokenness,” she said, bringing her warmth, humor and inspiration to a university where finding one’s purpose is what it’s all about.

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GCU 2016-17 Year in Review: Like a good neighbor …

May 02, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

It was another busy year at Grand Canyon University, with new facilities opening (of course) and other advancements. But the focus, as always, was on serving the student population and the surrounding neighborhood.

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Chapel talk shows how to fight the good fight

March 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Kent DelHousaye brought with him to Chapel on Monday morning a stark message about what it means to be in concert with God. It can be like a fight, DelHousaye said, and you can win even if you seemingly tie or lose.

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Final ‘Lunch and Learn’ shows what really matters

March 17, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

The Integration of Faith, Learning and Work “Lunch and Learn” series concluded Friday with a discussion about our relationships, especially the most important one — the one with Jesus. Colangelo College of Business instructor Ken Hein shared some personal anecdotes and said, “It takes courage to stand up and sacrifice what might be everything in order to have a permanent relationship with our Savior.”

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Stewart’s Chapel talk is one for all to hear — as one

March 14, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Riccardo Stewart’s engaging speaking style and provocative message made for a memorable Chapel talk Monday morning at Grand Canyon University Arena. The pastor of Redemption Church in Tempe tackled the issue of diversity head-on and talked openly about the challenge of overcoming what divides us and learning to live as one.

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