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Imago Dei Encounters the Imago Meta

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What Is the Metaverse Metaverse” is a new word, and we’ve only heard it because of Mark Zuckerberg’s recent accouncement that Facebook’s parent company is changing its name to Meta. The new name is a nod to the future. Meta is positioning itself as the first mover of a new digital universe. The metaverse is not a digital world. It’s a digital world of worlds through which […]

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Pandemic Stress Weighs Heavily on Gen Z

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Isolation. Anxiety. Uncertainty. The stresses of the coronavirus pandemic have taken a toll on Americans of all ages, but a new poll finds that teens and young adults have faced some of the heaviest struggles as they come of age during a time of extreme turmoil.  Specifically, when it comes to education, friendships, and dating, the disruption has had a pronounced impact […]

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The right of student organizations to associate around beliefs

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Condensed from a news article entitled, “University grants Christian group official status amid lawsuit alleging discrimination,” The Christian Post, November 1, 2021, by Michael Grybosi https://www.christianpost.com/news/university-grants-christian-group-official-status-amid-lawsuit.html The University of Houston-Clear Lake has granted a Christian student organization full recognition as a campus student group after a legal challenge was filed claiming that the school discriminated by excluding the group as a registered […]

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XA Director Serves as Chaplain for The University of Louisiana

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Cajuns for Christ, a ministry to the athletes at the University of Louisiana co-sponsored by Chi Alpha and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes began in 1994 when Eric Treuil, as campus minister, started a Wednesday Bible study in the athletic dorm for the athletes across every sport. The time demand for athletes is pretty intense, from workouts, practices, film sessions, and study […]

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Do you know who you are talking to?

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To make disciples effectively, Steve Lutz, author, digital discipler, speaker, says we have to know which of the five groups we are trying to engage and their unique needs. He explains that we could slice up the groups of people we’re addressing in a variety of ways, but for simplicity’s sake, he list five:  The Apatheists. Whether or not they say they believe in God, […]

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The Global Campus is the Future of Mission

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International students here in America and in countries around the world are the key to global mission. Here’s why: Global Growth The growth in the number of international students is explosive. There are five million international students in the world. Global Reach Change the university, change the world. Global Unreached Two thirds of international students in the US come from the 10/40 […]

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What They Need to Know to Attend College

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High School Senior and College Freshman;What They Need to Know To Attend College  Excerpted from a two-part article in the Arkansas Baptist News  by Adam Venters, June 22 and 24, 2021 Exciting senior trips, inspiring graduation speeches, nostalgic summer vacations, bittersweet goodbyes in high school and so much more. Transitioning to college has all the feelings. In a few short weeks, recent high school graduates will transition to college as freshmen. As the anticipation mounts, how can […]

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Thinking of Penn As An Unreached People Group

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Penn Epistle, December 3, 2020 by Ben Zeisloft This is a condensed version of his article written about his university that is applicable to all of our universities. In salvation, God miraculously transforms the heart of the Christian. As believers, we possess a newfound affection, desire, and zeal to love, revere, and serve our Lord. Through Him, we have a newfound love […]

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The soft-power benefits of educating the world’s leaders

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It is often said that the number of current world leaders who chose to be educated in another country can serve as a useful, though rough and incomplete, indicator of ‘soft power. . . . Since 2015, the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) has been publishing desk research on the tertiary education of serving heads of state and heads of government and […]

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International Students Enrollment Plummets

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Kavitha Cardoza, December 2, 2021, National Public Radio The U.S. has historically been a top destination for international students. At last count there were more than a million. They’re attracted by the high-tech facilities and opportunities for research; the easy, nonhierarchical interaction between faculty and students; and the open, social environment on campuses. But this year, in a survey of more than 700 colleges and universities, the […]

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Back to Normal, I Don’t Think So

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According to the Springtide Research Institute, which surveyed 2,500 members of Generation Z (ages 15 to 25) in February 2021, the report warns religious leaders, teachers, and parents there isn’t going to be a simple “back to normal” approach for young people after COVID 19 pandemic. Rather we should all be looking for ways to help them experience “the new normal.”  Josh Packard, […]

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