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Dear CU Nova Cornerstone Partners and friends of the ministry,

In Malachi 3:10, the Lord says, “Test me in this . . . and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it!”

Dear CU Nova Cornerstone Partners and friends of the ministry,

I recently sat down over coffee with a freshman who’s asking tough questions and questioning his faith. He wants to know if Christianity is different than any other world religion. Over another lunch this week, I had the opportunity to share the gospel with a different freshman. This student is struggling with LGBTQ issues and wants to know where he stands with God. Another new student is looking for a community to help him grow in Christ, yet another is seeking accountability and hopes to build his worldview around biblical principles.

Dear CU Nova Cornerstone Partners and friends of the ministry,

Jesus gave us his recipe for producing fruit. In John 15, he said, “Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.” We will remember summer 2022 as a season in which we abided in Him with the expectation of bearing much fruit. For Jesus also told us, “If you abide in Me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you” (John 15:7).

Dear CU Nova Cornerstone Partners and friends of the ministry,

God is blessing Christian Union Nova. It’s my prayer that God will continuously bless you as well, showering you with an abundance of His mercy and grace.

On June 29th, I ended a 40-day, one meal-a-day fast that started on May 21st. Our CEO, Matt Bennett encouraged me to press into a season of deep prayer and fasting as we are committed to seeing revival this fall. It is the longest fast I have ever undertaken. My prayers throughout can be summed up by Psalm 105:3-4: “Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice! Seek the LORD and his strength; seek His presence continually!”

Dear CU Nova Cornerstone Partners and friends of the ministry,

It’s summertime in Princeton! Seeing the beauty of the season in full bloom I’m reminded of the Psalmist who wrote “The earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord” (Psalm 33:5). The whirlwind of the spring 2022 term may be over, yet the work of Christian Union Nova continues.

As the spring term closed, we invited thirty-two students from Christian Union campuses to spend two weeks with us in Northfield, Massachusetts at the inaugural Spiritus Conference. What an incredible experience to worship in the historic home of D.L. Moody. Through morning and evening teaching sessions, Spirit-filled worship, and engaging in community over meals and candid prayer, students experienced the powerful love of Jesus.

Dear CU Nova Cornerstone Partners and friends of the ministry,

Greetings from Christian Union Nova!

The days are sunny-bright, and yet quite chilly, as students have begun leaving campus to begin internships and work for the summer. There is a pensive busyness on campus, but also a buoyancy that has in effect made the Melrose Center abuzz while Bible courses end and one-on-one meetings take place to close the year. The personification of resilience and fortitude is at its best!

I will meditate on the glorious splendor of Your majesty, and on Your wondrous works. Men shall speak of the might of Your awesome acts, and I will declare Your greatness. They shall utter the memory of Your great goodness, and shall sing of Your righteousness. Psalm 145:5-7
Dear CU Nova Cornerstone Partners and friends of the ministry,

Spring has launched and we’ve been on a rollercoaster of God’s goodness!

Dear CU Nova Cornerstone Partners and friends of the ministry,

Faith is rising at Christian Union Nova as relationships with our Savior are formed and forged through Bible courses and large group fellowships!

CU Nova officially welcomed Mike Vincent as a Ministry Fellow for the spiritual development of young men. With his addition to the team, senior men are engaging the Vocational Prep Bible Course with “ah-ha!” moments of excitement when considering how theology shapes their work and stewardship as they prepare for life beyond Princeton. Junior and sophomore men are digging into Romans and learning to think deeply about the implications of the gospel, the life of faith, and the full purpose of their salvation. Finally, freshmen men are soaking up the need for a Seeking God Lifestyle “like a sponge!” They are hungry for the things of God and eager to seek Him and glorify Him on campus. In effect, the men’s Bible courses have grown numerically and spiritually. Glory to God, He’s answering our prayers!

Dear CU Nova Cornerstone Partners and friends of the ministry,

Let “every valley be lifted up and every mountain and hill be made low” that the glory of the Lord may be revealed (Is 40:4)!

The world may be distracted by matters related to Covid, and restrictions may limit student interaction in many ways, but the glory of the Lord is being revealed within Christian Union Nova as we kick off a new semester!

Dear CU Nova Cornerstone Partners and friends of the ministry,

Happy New Year! We pray for the peace of Christ to anchor you and your family in living hope with abundant joy as we begin 2022!

With a new year upon us, let us focus our hearts on the greatest sacrifice ever made! “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son” (John 3:16)—what a sacrifice! Together, we rejoice because “He who knew no sin became sin so that we might be the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus” (2 Corinthians 5:21)—oh, what a sacrifice! We unite to praise the Lord because He has “borne our griefs and carried our sorrows” (Isaiah 53:4)—selah, for the sacrifice. We can bless the name of Jesus because He loved us and has given Himself as an offering and a sacrifice (Ephesians 5:1-2)!