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GCU Magazine goes in-depth and gets INside

August 06, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The August issue of GCU Magazine, available here, features two in-depth looks into two important issues at Grand Canyon University: the recently completed transition back to nonprofit status, and the importance of diversity on campus. Also featured are stories on women’s basketball coach Nicole Powell, who recently was inducted into the National Federation of State High School Associations Hall of Fame, and on a group of Phoenix-area firefighters who are former Grand Canyon baseball players. And you can get an inside look at campus trends and developments with the annual GCU INsider.    

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Fall Chapel schedule features 6 first-time speakers

August 02, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Chapel schedule for the fall semester includes six first-time speakers, most notably Joni Eareckson Tada, who operates a ministry for the disabled, and Mark Moore of Christ’s Church of the Valley. GCU President Brian Mueller will be the speaker, as usual, for the first Chapel of the semester Aug. 27.

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Theology Thursday: The Body of Christ exists at GCU

August 02, 2018 / by / 2 Comments

In this week’s Theology Thursday, Pastor Jim Miller focuses on the connectivity of the Christian community — and the GCU community as well. “When you hurt, I hurt,” he writes, “and when you succeed, I’m happy for you.”

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Theology Thursday: A cliche but oh so true

July 26, 2018 / by / 5 Comments

This week’s guest writer, Chris Jennings, cites a well-known verse from the Old Testament and explains what it means in today’s world. We must always be cognizant of God’s plan in our lives, no matter what our difficulties are.

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Theology Thursday: Power of prayer

July 12, 2018 / by / 2 Comments

 One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.”   He said to them, “When you pray, say: “Father … ”  (Luke 11:1-2) By Pastor Jim Miller GCU Corporate Chaplain Have you ever wondered why we pray? If I’m honest, I often see prayer as the way to get God to do what I think He ought to do. In reality, prayer is more about the deepening of my trust in God than it is about bending His will to mine. There’s so much to be learned from the model prayer Jesus gives his disciples, but I can’t get past the first word! Jesus says that when you pray, when you have concerns about life that you need to express to God, begin here, immerse your anxiety, your fear, your confusion, in this wonderful truth: “Father … ”  The Almighty God is a Father who loves us, who is concerned about us and who cares about what we’re going through. He is near us, He protects us, He provides for us, He knows us. Remind yourself that you are not alone in […]

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We need each other in our walk with Christ

July 05, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s edition of Theology Thursday, Pastor Jim Miller discusses what it means to “walk alongside each other” as we try to navigate this life. He believes that walking the walk starts with being totally open and truly knowing each other.

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Dominican Republic trip enlightens Honors students

June 14, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

A group of Honors College students had high hopes of worship and career development on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic. The students hit their expected goals. But what enlightened them to the core was what they didn’t expect — love.

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Crowder sounds off on message in his ‘folktronica’

April 04, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Contemporary Christian music artist David Crowder said that early in his music career all he wanted to do was not mess everything up. But now the multiple Grammy nominee said he hopes his music conveys words that really make an impact on people. Crowder, who is on his “American Prodigal 3.0” tour, will bring what he calls his “folktronica” sound to GCU Arena on Sunday, April 8.

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Church must solve divisions, Stewart tells Chapel

April 03, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Riccardo Stewart said he found it odd, upon becoming a Christian, that he never saw diversity in church gatherings. He finds it sad that he still doesn’t see much diversity today — and he’s determined to change it. “God’s promise to us is never that He saves us individually so we can be with people just like us,” he told Chapel on Monday.

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Find your home stretch, Chavez tells Chapel

March 27, 2018 / by / 2 Comments

Noemi Chavez had a challenging message for Chapel on Monday — she urged listeners to get out of their church comfort zone and seek out people who aren’t like them. That’s what she did, and now she says, “I don’t ever want to go back to who I was before.”

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