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By Stephanie McCarty

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.

By Taylor Brooks

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!

By Joshua Brooks

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? 

By Alison Smith

Universities closed. Graduations cancelled. The NBA shut down. Bars & restaurants shuttered until further notice. Churches moving to online services only. We're living in strange times.

By Emily Montgomery

“So, where do you want to eat?” Ugh. I’m one of those people that this is my least favorite question. “I don’t care, wherever you want...But not this place or that place! Anywhere else.” 

By Olivia Greiwe

If you grew up Catholic or Lutheran, Lent may be an old idea to you. But for many folks who grew up Evangelical or not Christian, Lent is a foreign concept. 

By Mark Abdon

The next morning as I escorted “Jenna” out of my fraternity house – my brothers noticed.  Eyebrows were raised. Heads were scratched.

 
By Joshua Brooks

What do you think of when I put the words "Christian" and "Community" together? Do you hear those words and celebrate?

By Stephanie McCarty

Have ya’ll ever been pregnant? I bet you have. Yes, even all you men out there reading this. 

   
By Olivia Greiwe

Okay, so I know Christmas is all about Jesus coming down and giving to flesh the name Immanuel—God with Us—and that is THE most radical, compassionate story out there.

By Alison Smith

Happy New Year!  … wait, what? No, I’m not drunk. According to the church calendar, the beginning of the new year begins with the first day of Advent. And the first day of Advent was December 1st! 

By Alison Smith

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.

By Olivia Grubbs

Have you ever waited and waited for something? The release of a new movie, that certain someone to text you back, or graduation? Sometimes, it feels like forever!

By Alison Smith

This week is the first week of Advent. If that sentence made no sense to you whatsoever, let me explain.

By Olivia Grubbs

As Christians, we may try to bring God into our chapters. But is it possible that He is already there? 

Earlier this week I stood in line at the fourth grocery store of the day for what felt like far longer than the few hours we’d been out.

By Mark Abdon

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.

By Christopher Brenton

College can be a challenging space for faith and Greek Life. One of the most difficult problems many Christians in fraternities and sororities encounter is how to address hazing within their chapters. 

By Alison Smith

Nicknames are often bestowed on new members. At best, they’re a sign of affection and acceptance. But at their worst, they’re meant to humiliate and degrade.

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