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  • Collegians in NYC witness 'the sadness, the lostness'

    by Grace Thornton, posted Friday, March 16, 2018 (9 months ago)

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    NEW YORK CITY (BP) -- Reagan Grisham said she's visited nine countries in her lifetime and left a piece of her heart in each one.

    But when she landed in New York City for Passport New York, she said God did something unexpected -- He gathered all of those pieces up.

    "I thought it would be just another short-term trip," said Grisham, a senior at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas. "But it turned out to be life-changing. There are people here from all of those countries that I visited. And God affirmed a call for me to stay and plant my life here." Read More

  • Collegians' 'ForColumbus' aims for long-term impact

    by Meredith Yackel, posted Monday, June 15, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- The millennial generation doesn't always have the best reputation, and they know it. When Jon Shah, pastor of H2O Church on Ohio State University's campus, asked a group of collegians participating in ForColumbus how they thought people perceived them, they answered with terms like lazy, impatient, entitled and emotional. Read More

  • Collegians recruit peers for GenSend missions

    by Kristen Camp , posted Monday, March 30, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) -- Abby Hughes is one of two campus mobilizers in the Northwest taking on the responsibility to find other college students to venture to New York City for 10 weeks this summer.

    "I have been working alongside my church as well as reaching out to pastors around the Northwest to connect with students who could potentially take part in GenSend," Hughes said of the Generation Send initiative of the North American Mission Board. Read More