Category Archives: Campus ministry

What do most students entering university believe?

The tension is not about belief in a Creator but whether or not it is safe to believe in one absolute God — especially if one’s beliefs discredit the beliefs of others. Continue reading

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Should we always use the Bible in witnessing for Christ?

My title for this post might be a bit misleading… I think the diversity of models for outreach in Acts 17 deserves more thoughtful dialogue in the Church today. Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Apostle Paul, Belief, Campus ministry, Christian worldview, Christianity, Culture, Disciple-making, Evangelicals, Evangelism, Expository Preaching, Following Christ, Gospel, Holistic ministry, Mars Hill Address, Philosophy, Seeking God, Unbelief, Wisdom, Witness | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Challenges and Opportunities

As the culture moves further from God, we have an even greater opportunity live out the identity Jesus assigned when he said,…. Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Atheism, Atheists, Call to ministry, Calling, Campus ministry, Christian worldview, Church, Culture, Emerging Leaders, Encouragement, Evangelicals, Guidelines for living, Jesus Christ, Kingdom, Leadership, Local Church, Missions, Opportunity, Religion-not the answer, Seeking God, Social work, Spiritual transformation, University students, Walking with God, Wisdom, Witness, Worldview, Younger Evangelicals | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Faith in the Science Department

Many young people attending universities assume that there professors are right when they stretch science into philosophy and suggest that it is an evidenced-based path to a strictly material understanding of the universe. Continue reading

Posted in Academy, Apologetics, Atheism, Atheists, Belief, Campus ministry, Christian worldview, Christianity, Ethics, Evil in the world, Evolution, Faith, Intelligent Design, Martin Luther King Jr, Philosophy, Problem of evil, Richard Dawkins, Science, University students, Worldview | 3 Comments

Five reasons not to be an atheist

1. Atheism is irrational It’s simply irrational to look at anything with the kind of design we find in this world and to assume that no intelligent mind was behind it. I am not suggesting that this solves all problems … Continue reading

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Campus Ministry Resources

For more than 27 years, my pastoral ministry has been in a University town. I love interaction with students and faculty! But those who follow Christ in a university context face some significant challenges. This is why I am always looking for … Continue reading

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