The Survival Guide for Christians on Campus. How to Be by Tony Campolo

By Tony Campolo

The modern collage campus is stuffed with non secular surprises, day-by-day dilemmas, and hard questions and this publication bargains the assistance and center to stroll into the jungle of campus lifestyles as a Christian.

Will the Christian religion delay less than the scrutiny of the recent wisdom and ideas that bombarded scholars at the collage campus? Tony Campolo and Dr. Will Willimon—college professors and seasons authors and speakers—insist that the Christian religion isn't threatened through difficult questions. they keep that a number of the maximum minds the human race has produced have positioned difficult inquiries to Jesus and are available away greater of their religion and extra confident of its fact than ever prior to. even if you're a dedicated Christian or person who remains to be exploring the Christian religion, this booklet will supply sound solutions to tough questions. Open this ebook and locate the assistance and middle to stroll into the jungle of campus existence and stroll out greater than a conqueror.

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As with a new pair of glasses, this new lens of the Bible brings into focus things we had not noticed before. Other things that once were special to us fade out of focus. Jesus was forever taking things that the world considered inconsequential—a widow’s coin, a lost sheep, a lost boy—and forcing us to see these seemingly small and unimportant things as God sees them—as cherished, beloved creatures of the Creator. After you have heard from Jesus a story like that of the lost sheep, there is a good chance you will never again walk past some poor, lost, and wandering soul in the same way you once did.

Intellectually, your life is now in the fast lane. You are growing every day, in class and outside of class. You are reading books they never told you about in high school. Your mind is expanding. Almost every day some new insight or idea assaults your consciousness. Will the Christian faith you brought to college be able to hold up under the scrutiny of all you are learning? The way we see it, God has called you, at this stage in your life, to the ministry of study. Just as God called Moses to lead the Hebrews out of slavery and Paul to preach the gospel to Gentiles, so God has called you to study, grow, and witness on a college campus.

Everyone is a believer. Basic Christian Beliefs In many churches, Christians recite the Apostles’ Creed as part of their worship. This creed emerged in its earliest forms during the first century to define orthodox doctrines for the church, which already was struggling against heresies. While not divinely inspired like the Bible, this creed is a good place for us to begin our quest to figure out what Christians believe and to help you decide whether or not you really are one. For a concise statement of what is at the core of what Christians believe, it can’t be beat!

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