Students Find Open Arms in Ukraine

Students Find Open Arms in Ukraine

Click here to see more photos of the Global Encounters team’s trip to Ukraine Some of the Bible’s most powerful messages can leap any language barrier. “The love of Christ needed no translator,” Amber Campbell (’12) said after Maranatha’s Global Encounters team returned from its three-week trip to Ukraine. “God taught me a huge lesson [Continue Reading...]

Making an Impact for Christ: Football Missions Trips

Making an Impact for Christ: Football Missions Trips

Hitting someone with enough momentum to knock them into next week may not sound like a traditional method for spreading the gospel, but it has worked for Nate Spate and dozens of other Maranatha football players. Spate (’98) was among a group of student-athletes who went to France in 1995 to assist missionaries while also [Continue Reading...]

Balanced Training: The Maranatha Way

Balanced Training: The Maranatha Way

It is the Maranatha way. The young man you see playing trombone in the orchestra is also a starting linebacker for the football team, leads those who share his dormitory floor in devotions every week, and helps in his church’s rest home ministry. The young woman who becomes an audience favorite for her solid supporting [Continue Reading...]

Ministry is Global: 2012 Missions Trips

Ministry is Global: 2012 Missions Trips

Most students who take part in Maranatha’s Global Encounters missions trip program return with unique stories to tell. Timothy McKinney’s was just a little more unique than others. “I helped deliver a baby,” said McKinney, a senior Nursing major and part of a seven-person medical missions team that traveled to central Africa in March to [Continue Reading...]

Construction Ministry Volunteers Replace Melford Roof

Construction Ministry Volunteers Replace Melford Roof

The atmosphere in Melford Hall seemed dramatically different from June 9-16. It may have been the sound of tool belts jangling. Perhaps it was the smell of aftershave or the echoes of animated discussions about NASCAR and golf. The women’s dormitory was certainly a different place—and, thanks to a crew of nine volunteers from Independent [Continue Reading...]

Cadets compete for German Armed Forces Badge

Cadets compete for German Armed Forces Badge

The German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (GAFPB) competition is just one of the great opportunities for Army ROTC Cadets to compete. Many foreign medals can be earned by soldiers, but only a few that can be earned by cadets.  The competition tests physical fitness through swimming, first aid, track and field events, pistol marksmanship, and [Continue Reading...]

Unique Ministries for New York City Missions Team

Unique Ministries for New York City Missions Team

On a March day, 16 college-age adults sang songs and told personal stories of critical spiritual decisions in their lives. The men preached from God’s Word. But this was no ordinary church service. The setting was a sidewalk near Times Square, the audience thousands of passers-by who help make up “The City that Never Sleeps.” [Continue Reading...]