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Unger brings musical message of unity to Chapel

April 02, 2019 / by / 2 Comments

The final Chapel talk of the spring semester was more than just a talk. Justin Unger of Likewise Worship Collective performed songs before discussing the importance of using music to bring people together at church services — not have separate services for different age groups.

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Nothing simple or foolish about Proverbs wisdom

March 26, 2019 / by / 1 Comment

The book of Proverbs is filled with words for the wise, Chad Moore told Chapel on Monday, and you’re foolish if you don’t heed them. “Fools wish upon a star, which is awesome in a Disney movie,” he said. “But in real life, wishing upon a star won’t get you very far. You have to know the right thing, and you have to work it and do it.”

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GCU students show their hearts for the homeless

March 15, 2019 / by / 2 Comments

Students volunteering with GCU’s Homeless Ministry ventured out recently to St. Vincent de Paul to serve the homeless, giving haircuts and donated clothes and washing individuals’ feet. “These people are our friends, and we are so grateful to have the chance to love and serve them in the name of Jesus,” said communications student Anders Carlson, who helps lead GCU’s Homeless Ministry team.

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Chapel: Love the neighbor who’s right in front of you

March 12, 2019 / by / 1 Comment

Monday’s Chapel talk by Jay Pathak of Mile High Vineyard in Denver was a great example of how effective storytelling can bring home a message. Pathak gave two wonderful examples, laced with humor and poignant results, of what it means to be a good neighbor.

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Grand Canyon Seminary receives full accreditation

March 06, 2019 / by / 7 Comments

Grand Canyon Theological Seminary, which opened in 2016, reached another milestone recently when it received full accreditation for five degree programs from the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). It’s a big step, but even more significant was the impression the University left on the visiting ATS site team.

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A big Chapel message about the Goliaths we face

March 05, 2019 / by / 1 Comment

It’s hard to imagine that anyone at Chapel on Monday doesn’t know the story of David and Goliath. But Jodi Hickerson used that story to challenge us to identify the giants we struggle to overcome and asked, “Do you believe our God is greater than our giants? Because that was the difference between David and all the other men who ran away.”

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Chapel: Spirituality has grown along with campus

February 26, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Danielle Rinnier is Director of Spiritual Life at GCU, so she is a good source for measuring the amount of spirituality on campus. But she also graduated from the University in 2007, and that makes her perspective that much more valuable. She talked about that perspective in her Chapel talk Monday and then expanded on it in a GCU Today interview later.

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Don’t have a care in the world — in spiritual sense

February 12, 2019 / by / 1 Comment

Chapel speakers consistently bring a strong, relatable message to GCU Arena, but Dewayne Hawkins took those traits to the next level Monday with his fiery manner and witty asides. We care way too much about what happens in our life, he said, and instead should focus mainly on Jesus.

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Ready, set, go: Chapel message prepares the way

February 05, 2019 / by / 1 Comment

Students worry about being prepared for their next big test and eventual career, but Dr. Tim Griffin urged them to focus on a different kind of preparation when he delivered his Chapel message Monday. The Pastor and Dean of Students said it’s far more important to prepare ourselves for eternal life.

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Don’t miss out on God’s love, Chavez tells Chapel

January 29, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

“Keeping up with the Joneses” has become as American as apple pie, but Noemi Chavez talked of a far more satisfying treat when she spoke to Chapel on Monday. “What if the pure joy that we are looking for is what God has designed for us in relationship with Him?” she asked the audience. “What if it’s just not that complicated?”

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