COVID-19 and RUF's Ministry: University of Delaware In my last update, I shared how RUF has become a place of belonging for so many students. Many things have changed since then. UD, like universities around the U.S. and the world, decided in the last week to go shut down, send students home, and finish the… Continue reading An Update & Encouragement from UD
At the end of this past semester, campus minister Peter Green met with one of his student leaders, and they talked for more than an hour about how the ministry at West Virginia University had grown, what God has been doing this year, and where they need to grow. The student observed that in the… Continue reading God’s Work at WVU
Five years ago when Erin and I (no children yet) came to Univeristy of Delaware to start RUF we had one student interested in RUF. Fast forward five years to middle of this fall semester. I come into large group and just watch and participate as students greet new comers, students run announcements, lead worship,… Continue reading UD – Everything has Changed….
Please continue to pray as campuses finish the semester and enter into finals weeks. Pray for students as they complete work and many of them head home for a long break. Pray for our campus ministers as they continue to minister to students and use the break to prepare for spring semester. Enjoy some photos from… Continue reading Thanksgiving Photos from the Northeast
As we enter Thanksgiving week, college semesters are drawing to a close. Here is a semester recap from University of Maryland: Student led small group Bible studies continue to have good attendance and are building community and friendships at our Monday and Tuesday night dorm Bible studies. About 15-20 students attend the La Plata Hall… Continue reading Fall Semesters are Wrapping Up!
Big Idea Productions had an advertisement at the beginning of the "Veggie Tales" cartoons that showed a toddler walking toward the camera with the caption "Why We Do What We Do". On November 2nd and 3rd, six colleges brought their student leaders to Newark, Delaware for the fall Eastern Mid-Atlantic Training Conference. Watching these students… Continue reading “Why We Do What We Do”
This time of year, many of our campuses participate in student conferences and training. Brown University/RISD, Boston University, Harvard, University of Connecticut, and MIT all joined together for a time of worship, teaching, and fellowship. Here is one testimony of their time together from U Conn. "Last weekend, we embarked on our annual trip to… Continue reading New England Fall Conference