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August 16, 2014

From Nepal, a Lesson in Trust

A Prayer and Fasting Devotional

I recently returned to Princeton, New Jersey, from a trip to Nepal where I spent one week serving in Kathmandu and one week sharing the Gospel in a region called Sarlahi with a team of native Christians.  I returned home with tears in my eyes, as I had to say goodbye to a group of people that I came to love so deeply. Even now, I find tears running down my cheeks when I think about how long it might be until I get to visit that beautiful land once again.  Regardless of the attachment I formed with the people and the nation, my experience there was marked far more by discomfort and unease than it was by enjoyment and excitement.

It didn’t take much more than a day for me to recognize my deep desire for familiarity and to be in a place where I could predict the cultural, social, political, and religious climate.  Nepal definitely is not a place where safety is a guarantee or where Western norms are particularly welcome, and for these reasons, fear crept increasingly into my heart as the days progressed.

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February 10, 2014

Sixth Annual Love and Fidelity Conference

Conference at Princeton Focuses on Marriage, Family, and Sexual Integrity


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The long-term impact of falling fertility rates can wreak havoc upon a country's economic stability.

Rather than experiencing doomsday scenarios of overpopulation, many countries, instead, are confronting economic stagnation because of declining populations of younger workers and, subsequently, consumers.

That was one of the messages offered by Jonathan Last, a senior writer at The Weekly Standard, during the sixth-annual Sexuality, Integrity, and the University conference in November at Princeton University.

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February 10, 2014

N.T. Wright Speaks at Princeton

Searching for the Historical Jesus


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The study of Jesus Christ and the far-reaching, immense impact of Christianity is a legitimate topic for study within the academy.

That was one of the themes from N.T. Wright when the noted New Testament scholar visited Princeton University during the fall as part of a Veritas Forum entitled, "Searching for the Historical Jesus."

Wright termed it "strange" to suggest Christ is off limits for scholarly inquiry at universities

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May 14, 2013

God is on the Move at Princeton

By 2013, in just over 10 years of ministry at Princeton, by God's grace, Christian Union went from engaging three students in Bible courses to more than 400 students. The student Christian leadership organization resourced by Christian Union is the largest student group, religious or secular,  on campus. Encouraging signs point to how God is changing lives at influential schools like Princeton. (5:29)

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October 24, 2012

Princeton Students in Uganda

Students Spend Summer with Ministry in Uganda

Princeton students Blaire Bloxom '14 (below) and Amy Gonzalez '15 served with a humanitarian organization in Uganda this summer.
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A pair of underclassmen who participate in Princeton Faith and Action, a Christian leadership development ministry resourced by Christian Union, spent part of their summer serving with a ministry that targets villages in the eastern region of Uganda.

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