The death of Jesus. A gruesome and vile act. The moment that Christians associate with their salvation. "His death paid my sins." ... "By the cross we are liberated." ... "Jesus' crucifixion replaced my shame with honor."
What are you a fan of? A sports team, an actor/actress, musicals, artists, or something else entirely? A fan is someone who is a supporter, one who is enthusiastically devoted to a person, place, or thing.
Whenever I went home for a break in college it was bitter-sweet- I would be away from my friends, I would have less freedom over my schedule, and I would miss campus, but… at least I wouldn’t have to struggle with party culture for a few weeks!
Do you like knowing what is going to happen ahead of time? Do you like controlling your reality? What about knowing where your next internship will be and who you'll be working for? What about knowing when the Coronavirus quarantine will end, does that interest you?
So, you’ve just attended Greek Conference and now you're back on campus. Chances are you made new friends, got to know your chapter better and learned new things about God, yourself and your chapter. Your ears may still be ringing from the dance party. Your homework pile may still be growing. You may even still be riding that post-conference high.
Confession: When I got to college and joined a fraternity, I thought that growing in your faith worked a lot like growing up. You don’t really think about it – it just happens, right? Every day you get exactly 24 hours older – with zero effort.