14 June 2017
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You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16In the same way, let your light shine before others, so thatb they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. — Matthew 5:14-16

Ernie Johnson Jr.: Unscripted

By Ernie Johnson, Jr. with Gabe Lyons 
From QIdeas.org

 

Emmy-winning sportscaster and host of TNT's Inside the NBA, Ernie Johnson, Jr., talks with Gabe Lyons about coming to faith, cancer, and living out his faith in the workplace in this thought-provoking, challenging, and encouraging interview.

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Fast from Food, Not Facebook

By Tim Challies
From Challies.com

Fasting is, by far, the least-appreciated and least-practiced spiritual discipline. There is a curious apathy about a discipline Jesus assumed his followers would practice. After all, just as he gave instruction on prayer prefaced by the words “And when [not if] you pray…,”

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Christian Union Celebrates God's Goodness, Grace, and Power

By Tom Campisi
From Christian Union

In April, Christian Union celebrated its 15th anniversary with attendees of its Nexus Conference in Stamford, Connecticut. Approximately 250 students from some of the leading universities in the United States joined marketplace professionals and Christian Union's faculty and staff for a sweet time of jubilation and thankfulness to the grace of God.

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Two Interesting Articles on Bernie Sanders' Questioning of Russell Vought

By Aaron Earls / Emma Green
From The Atlantic and The Wardrobe Door

Aaron Earls, in his blog, The Wardrobe Door, wrote an excellent analysis of Bernie Sanders' line of questioning during Russell Vought's recent senate confirmation hearing. Emma Green also wrote about the hearing, in The Atlantic.

 

Turn My Eyes from Worthless Things

By Tony Reinke
From DesiringGod.com

"Aldous Huxley called it “man’s almost infinite appetite for distraction” (Revisited, 35).

And sixty years later, our endless desire for “the totally irrelevant” has finally been matched by the endless offerings of irrelevance in our smartphones. We love to be fed worthless..."

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Prayer Requests

UNIVERSITY MINISTRIES
Please pray that the ministry directors and fellows would have a restful summer, meaningful professional development experiences, and great time with family and friends. We also have a couple of open positions for which we are interviewing currently. We ask for prayer to bring the right people for the positions that are open on specific campuses.

CITY MINISTRIES
Please continue to pray for new graduates moving to New York City that they will each be intentional about building spiritual community, finding a mentor, and stepping into this new life stage with a desire and willingness to be used by God in deeply redemptive ways.

CHRISTIAN UNION DAY & NIGHT
Praise God that the Day & Night Facebook Page has surpassed 23,000 likes! We are praying for God to guide our upcoming efforts to promote revival in America. Please join us on Facebook!

 

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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