Penn State Berks is a mission field. I truly appreciate the work of Benson Hines in helping many people to see that college campuses are much like tribes on foreign mission fields. Each tribes has its own culture, history, language and so on. Our purpose is for people to know Jesus Christ as Lord and … Continue reading On Campus at Penn State Berks
This semester at CSF we are going through Matthew's telling of the story of Jesus. Last night we spoke about how we are liberated from the bondage of sin so that we are enabled to live, by the strength of the Holy Spirit, lives of radical, counter-cultural discipleship. Studies have shown that the religion of … Continue reading Weekly Word – Costly Grace
CSF is a student club at Penn State Berks which means we submit to the governing authority of the Student Government Association (SGA). Each year SGA is run by a different group of students but for the most part the rules remain the same. Specifically, for CSF to remain a club we must have a … Continue reading On Campus at Penn State Berks
This is going to be a random entry. I have just read and listened to lots of things recently that illustrate the craziness, both good and bad, of this country of ours. First, a United States citizen is suing the federal government because they are trying to kill him without any sort of trial, outside … Continue reading Good ole’ America
Last night at CSF we talked about the family tree (the genealogy) of Jesus that Matthew begins his story with (1:1-17). Many Jews wrote genealogies in their histories but Matthew is unique in including four women. Even more amazing, rather than including some of the great women from the Old Testament (Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel), he … Continue reading Weekly Word – Matthew’s Genealogy – Judah
Who is God? That was the first question we were asked at one of our Q and A nights on campus last year. I do not remember what went through my mind exactly, other than wondering how to answer such a broad and open-ended question. Where to start? Recalling that night, I am pretty sure … Continue reading Who is God?