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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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McDowell demonstrates how to soothe pain of past

January 15, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Some Chapel talks quote Bible verses. Some deliver a message in a creative way. But Josh McDowell’s style centers on a very direct message based on a very difficult personal experience. The Christian apologist and evangelist told a story Monday morning that had the audience’s rapt attention.

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Mueller challenges us to do God’s work full-time

January 08, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Being a part-time Christian isn’t nearly enough, GCU President Brian Mueller told Chapel on Monday. We all are full-timers, he said, and then he explained what that means. “We’ve got to get that word ‘part-time’ out of our vocabulary,” he added.

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Unger eager to add to sights, sounds of Chapel

January 03, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

The spring semester schedule for Chapel includes five first-time speakers, including one who has close ties to the University. Justin Unger, who will sing and speak at Chapel on April 1, has placed numerous GCU students in worship arts positions across Arizona through his Likewise Worship Collective.

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Stuckey challenges Christians to know Bible, share it

November 29, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

Allie Stuckey, whose blog is called “The Conservative Millennial,” drew a big crowd to Howerton Hall on Wednesday evening. While sharing her views about where progressives have gone wrong, she also urged Christian conservatives to gain more knowledge of the Bible and be better able to use it when they discuss their political beliefs.

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Don’t give God a busy signal, Merrell tells Chapel

November 27, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

Ron Merrell has been a regular speaker in recent years and always brings a thoughtful message mixed with an appropriate amount of humor. Monday, he urged students to make sure they’re still connecting with God daily, even when they feel overwhelmed by their end-of-semester challenges. He illustrated his point with a moving story about what happened to him after his father died.

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God sees beyond face value, Watson tells Chapel

November 06, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

Speakers have brought props to Chapel before, but Robert Watson took it to the next level Monday — he brought a grill. One lucky student got a free grilled cheese sandwich out of it, and his audience got a strong message about how much God values us.

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Chapel: Moore has a lot to talk about — so does God

October 30, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

Sean Moore’s Chapel talk Monday was all about relationships — starting with our dialogue (not our monologue) with God. “I found that once I got my relationship with God right, my relationship with God gave me wisdom on what I was supposed to do in my other relationships with other people,” the pastor of Faith Christian Center said.

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Tautolo puts ‘no pain, no gain’ in spiritual sense

October 23, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Suffering is never easy to accept. It’s part of the deal, whether you’re a Christian or not, said Emma Tautolo of Athletes in Action. But she finds the answers to her questions about suffering in Paul’s letters to the Thessalonians and Philippians — a message she shared at Chapel on Monday. She said that when believers participate in suffering, like Christ did, it will lead to resurrection and to light.

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