20 April 2017
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Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
— John 14:27

Grace to the Broken

By Jim Black
From Christian Union

 

TJim Black, Christian Union's Ministry Director at Columbia University, spoke at a conference in Phoenix, Arizona, as a featured Bible teacher. He spoke on God's grace, as revealed in the profoundly inspirational story of Mephibosheth...

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A Christian's Secret Weapon to Prevent Burnout: Shalom

By Hugh Whelchel
From The Institute for Faith, Work and Economics

Work–life balance is big business. A constant stream of books, articles, and conferences are available from experts, giving us the 7, 10, or 15 steps to achieve harmony at work and play. We are also told by these experts that the lack of work–life balance produces burnout, which is true. The question is...

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Robert P. George, Cornel West and the Gift of Civil Disagreement

By Cameron McAllister
From Christ and Pop Culture

Robert P. George holds the esteemed McCormick Chair in Jurisprudence at Princeton University, and is one of the most respected conservative intellectuals in the nation. Cornel West is currently Professor of the Practice of Public Policy at Harvard Divinity School, a self-proclaimed “radical liberal,” and a leading luminary of the left. If these two men...

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Steward the Gifts God Has Assigned to You

By Jon Bloom
From Desiring God

Each of us has received grace-gifts from God. And “as each has received a gift,” we are to “use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace” (1 Peter 4:10). We are given these gifts...

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Jesus, the Last Adam

By John Stonestreet and G. Shane Morris
From BreakPoint

 

Posted a week ago, during Holy Week, BreakPoint's John Stonestreet and G. Shane Morris took a look at what Jesus Christ and Adam have in common. They observe: "The writers of the New Testament tell an exciting story for you, and for the whole world..."

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A Dartmouth Student's Perspective

By Josh Alexakos ’17
From Christian Union

When you come to college, you come alone; and one of the biggest noticed absences is your parents. The ministry fellows here at Christian Union at Dartmouth stepped in as mentors...

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Prayer Requests

UNIVERSITY MINISTRIES
Please pray for students who have accepted leadership roles within Christian Union's various university ministries for the 2017-2018 school year. Pray that the Lord would give them wisdom and insight as they prepare, that these students would walk intimately with the Lord this spring and throughout the summer as they assume an increasingly intense (and important) role among their peers. And pray that God would richly bless their efforts by bearing much fruit through their service and labor.

CITY MINISTRIES
We praise God for a successful Nexus: Professional conference earlier this month. Plenary speakers, seminars, prayer, and worship all combined for a remarkable weekend of spiritual and intellectual richness. Thank you for your prayers, and for all who attended to make this event instrumental in building networks of transformative Christian leaders.

CHRISTIAN UNION DAY & NIGHT
On May 1, we start our month-long initiative, "Share The Gospel in May." We'll be sending out videos and other resources to inspire us to share the Gospel personally, boldly and strategically. Would you pray for us and/or join us? Sign up today at DayAndNight.org >

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By God's Grace, Christian Union develops Christian leaders to transform culture. We resource student organizations at nine of the most strategic university campuses in America, and work in key cities to build networks of Christian leaders.

240 Nassau Street Princeton, NJ 08542
t. 609 688-1700 f. 609 688-1795