Why Does God Favor Certain People? (Weekly Word)

This summer I am going to dedicate each Friday to questions that students have asked me about God, faith and such.  Some of these questions come were forwarded to me from Christian students or their skeptical friends.  Others are questions that I have been asked in some way, shape or form many times.  I do … Continue reading Why Does God Favor Certain People? (Weekly Word)

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Why I Don’t Give a Straight Answer to Every Question

"Yeah, but Dave, what do you believe is the right answer?" One evening during our recent Spring Break trip I was sitting at dinner with two member of our team.   The student who asked this question is Heather.  Heather has been a member of CSF for over three years.  In that time I have … Continue reading Why I Don’t Give a Straight Answer to Every Question

On Campus at PSU Berks – Two Kinds of Students in Campus Ministries

When I was a student at Penn State University Park there were at least fifteen evangelical Christian ministries on campus (and there may be more now).  As far as I recall, the groups got along well, recognizing they all had similar goals.  That said, some groups had more of a reputation for being intensely committed … Continue reading On Campus at PSU Berks – Two Kinds of Students in Campus Ministries

On Campus at Penn State Berks – Picking Up Trash for Jesus

Last evening the CSF students performed their first service project of the semester.  CSF's Tuesday night meetings rotate between social nights (when I usually dominate at Settlers of Catan), service projects (such as last evening, which we'll get to in a minute) or other special, random events. For our first service evening of the year … Continue reading On Campus at Penn State Berks – Picking Up Trash for Jesus