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Neighborhood walk to highlight week of prayer

March 06, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Prayer 120, which seeks to provide students basic instructions to pray for a solid 120 hours and to lead them into prayer as a community, begins today on campus. The week will include something new — a neighborhood prayer walk Thursday night.

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Focus on faith, not fame, Tappan tells Chapel

February 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

What’s the first thing people think of when they dwell on your reputation? Dustin Tappan of Christ’s Church of the Valley told Chapel on Monday that your faith needs to be at the top or right near it — and it’s a daily challenge for all of us to keep it there.

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Video goes viral of students’ gift-giving to homeless

February 23, 2017 / by / 3 Comments

Seven GCU Honors College students are on a mission to provide giveaways to the Phoenix homeless. Now, a video of the their generosity is going viral.

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Lunch and Learn explores identity challenges

February 17, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The fifth installment of Grand Canyon University’s “Lunch and Learn” speaker series discussed personal and biblical identities that each of us must seek out and find. GCU Speech and Debate coach Barry Regan along with COFAP assistant professor Sheila Schumacher shared stories and discussed the need to forge an identity both as a person and through Jesus.

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Love will find a (right) way, Simmons tells Chapel

February 14, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Look inside yourself if you want a healthy, loving relationship, Luke Simmons said in his Chapel talk Monday. “You will not have a healthy dating relationship, engagement, marriage if you only focus on the external, the Instagram you,” he said. “If you want a healthy, strong romance, cultivate your inner self.”

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Griffin’s journey is like a map for Chapel listeners

February 07, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Tim Griffin, GCU’s pastor and dean of students, shared some personal challenges in his life Monday morning at Chapel to demonstrate that the path is never completely smooth. “When we follow Jesus, the sacrifices of today will not compare with the glories of tomorrow,” he said.

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Diversity should be treasured, Tautolo tells Chapel

January 31, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Emma Tautolo of Athletes in Action told her Chapel listeners Monday that today’s talk about diversity isn’t anything new — it’s all right there in the Bible. “I don’t think we’re always taught or trained to read the Bible through a lens to see and understand all the implications that are rooted in race and culture and power and ethnicity,” she said, “but they’re there.”

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‘Lunch and Learn’ explores true love in Christianity

January 30, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s latest gathering in the Integration of Faith, Learning and Work “Lunch and Learn” speaker series focused on the idea that love is all encompassing and, at times, difficult. Biblical definitions and interpretations of love include goodwill and forgiveness to those who have done you harm.

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Chapel message works toward new view of career

January 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Oye Waddell’s talk at Chapel on Monday morning contained some thoughts that are very important for students trying to choose a major or a career. Waddell urged them to realize that God owns everything, including our careers, and we need to keep that in mind as we decide what would please Him most.

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Bringing pastoral perspective to immigration debate

January 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Trying to have a measured, thoughtful discussion about immigration is quite a challenge these days, but the Ministry Forum on Monday night avoided creating any barriers. Instead, the panel looked at the issue from the standpoint of how pastors should deal with it.

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