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Campus Ministry Spotlight: University of Alaska Anchorage

Our campus ministry spotlight for this quarter is the Mosaic Campus Ministry at the University of Alaska  Anchorage (UAA). Founded in 1954, UAA administers four community campuses spread across Southcentral Alaska—Kenai Peninsula College, Kodiak College, Matanuska–Susitna College, and Prince William Sound College. Between the community campuses and the main Anchorage campus, more than 20,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are currently enrolled at […]

Why Your Time at the Polls Really Does Matter

October 30, 2016
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It was senior superlative time at my high school. We had borrowed the county’s voting machines for our oh-so-important elections and were preparing for the influx of students to come through the gym. As we were setting up the machines, a volunteering mother mentioned that she never had used one before. As she put it, […]

4 Key Tasks for Month One in College Ministry

August 2, 2016
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The first month of school shapes collegiate ministry for the entire year. Sure, God can and does move in October or April, but typically what does or doesn’t happen the first month of the university year matters in October and in April. Students set their patterns the first three weeks of Fall semester. They often […]

Ministry to College Women

November 2, 2015
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College women are a breed of their own from the academic, to the athlete, sorority girl, hipster, preppy, loner, atheist, Christian, sexually active, sexually uneducated, socially awkward, super confident, boy crazy, and every other label we can come up with. No matter how different these women are outwardly they are all looking for a few […]

Weekly Large Group Worship Events: Dying, Growing, or Both??

November 2, 2015
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Recently on my Blog (www.arlissdickerson.blogspot.com) I posed the question, “Has the Day of Weekly Large Group Worship Events Passed?”  Some believe that it has or that a ministry is more spiritual or discipleship oriented, if they do not have a weekly large group worship event, but rather focus on small groups.  I got a ton […]

ForColumbus 2015

July 28, 2014
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We all long to be a part of a movement, a part of something bigger than ourselves. Many of us long to reach our neighbors, our campuses, and other nations for Christ.  The Southern Baptist Convention is a time-honored event that strives to unite believers and be good news to the cities in which they […]

Campus Connect: A Blueprint for Advocacy and Action

July 24, 2014
Missions, Uncategorized

OneLife is a human needs initiative committed to Jesus Christ and His global mission: to serve others, one life at a time. OneLife supports multiple causes and focuses on different people groups, cultures and needs around the world. OneLife projects care coordinated by missionaries who facilitate long-term ministries meeting both the physical and spiritual needs […]

Your Chance to Give

December 9, 2013
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Did you know you can give to the BSU Advancement Fund online?  It is a great way to spread some Christmas cheer while supporting on-going collegiate ministry in the emerging regions for years to come! These gifts help: Fund evangelistic events on campuses Provide training retreats for campus minister Supplement the salaries of campus workers […]

Unlikely Heroes?

October 31, 2013
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Enjoy this blog post by Robert Turner, our Emerging Regions Collegiate Consultant, as he reminds us of the potential that lies within the college students to which we minister. I would like to tell a story, a story that at first may seem to have nothing to do with our work with college students, but […]