Sex and the Soul: An Interview with Author Donna Freitas

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I have a confession to make… the catchy title of the Sex & the Soul blogathon is NOT an original creation of mine.  I ‘borrowed it’ from someone I met a few years ago. Donna Freitas, author of Sex & the Soul: Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance, and Religion on America’s College Campuses, came to our […]

Making Space for Students to Grow

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I’m a big believer in Christian higher education. Young adults raised in Christian homes often reach a period of deep struggle in adolescence, and Christian higher education professionals can be of great help in navigating those struggles faithfully and honestly. For many students, the faith of their families and home church worked wonderfully for their […]

Top 10 Issues College Students Face

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There’s so much that makes up the college experience… so many opportunities, so many potential pitfalls.

How well do we assist students in navigating the waters of the college years?

Maybe before we can accurately answer this question we must first ask:

“What are the big issues that our students are dealing with?”

If we’ve not taken the time to answer this question than we must ask ourselves, “how relevant is our ministry?”

A Life of Prayer

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Today’s post comes from Rev. Ashlee Alley We like cats on the campus where I work in campus ministry. The pet kind. Calicos, tabby cats, but especially black cats. Yep…the ones that are supposed to bring you bad luck. For us, they are actually good luck. You see—it has to do with our mascot (stay […]