Archive for Green Letters – Page 2

Why I Go to the Campus

Sunday, November 4th, 2001
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Dear Friend, We think of the campus as a godless place. And, indeed, it can be! What with its secular humanist professors, the drug scene, rave parties, and secular license, the Gospel of Jesus Christ is silent in the lives of so many youthful students. Yet, historically Jesus Christ has brought renewal again and again […]

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Kaleidoscope

Saturday, August 4th, 2001
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Dear Friend of the Ministry, Every opportunity that presents itself, I try to take one of you with me. Seeing firsthand what campus ministry is like ignites one’s commitment to the challenge. But, alas! Not all can go. So, here’s my feeble attempt to put pen to paper and describe it to you. I call […]

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Delwar

Wednesday, July 4th, 2001
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Delwar First time out of the state. Out of the city, too, for that matter. Fifteen, black, poor, never known his father. His mother scraping by on two jobs. Government housing. A coach invited him to a Christian sports camp; a businessman paid his way. After an 8-hour bus trip with 38 other lads, he […]

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Back To Campus

Wednesday, April 4th, 2001
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Back To Campus It’s the first day of spring! But one would not guess it from the weather. Rain falls in cold sloppy buckets. The wind is a good thirty knots. I’m standing on the campus of Duke University. The wind has blown my umbrella inside out. It’s 7 P.M., pitch black dark, 40 degrees. […]

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