As we began our Wednesday night study this week, many of the students were really tired. One of them admitted up front: “Can we just talk about something or ask you questions instead of reading the Bible? I’m too tired to read.” This seemed like a rough start to the study that night. However, I… Continue reading Fruitful Bible Studies at IUP
This past weekend current RUF leaders and new students interested in leadership traveled to Cape May, NJ for a fantastic weekend of learning, discussing, bonding and prayer. It was especially significant as this was the first time leadership in UD's RUF had planned and gone on a retreat specifically for them. They reflected on what God's… Continue reading University of Delaware Leadership Retreat
Students from three schools - Pitt, WVU, and Akron - gathered over a weekend in Pittsburgh to grow in their ability to lead a Bible study. Part instruction, part group work, part live action practice, the seminar was geared to help good Bible readers become good Bible study leaders. The seminar, as is always the case, was… Continue reading Western PA Training Conference!
Penn State, University of Pittsburg, and Delaware State began classes last week. University of Vermont and University of Akron begin this week. Join us in praying for the campus ministers as they begin the new semester. Pray for the students they will encounter - that new connections will be made and the the gospel will… Continue reading Spring Semesters are Starting up!
God is at work at the University of Vermont. Students whose faith was shaky coming into college have encountered Jesus, connected with his church, and have found their faith strengthened and renewed. Students who did not know Jesus at the start of the semester are now professing Jesus as Savior and Lord and want to… Continue reading A Fall Report from University of Vermont
Last week Emily, an RUF 2nd year intern, and Chris Garriot, Maryland's campus minister, cooked up a Thanksgiving dinner of two turkeys and all the fixin’s for close to 40 students before break. This is one of their favorite events of the year. After dinner they stuffed themselves into Chris' living room and had a… Continue reading Thanksgiving and Praise Dinner at University of Maryland
"RUF to me is not just an organization, it means so much more to me than that. If there is one thing that I look forward to every week, it is going to RUF large group every Thursday. It doesn't matter if I have exams the following day, or a paper due. During one of… Continue reading Testimony of Blessing from a Millersville Student