Sunday, March 02, 2008

Two weekends ago was Jubilee, the CCO's annual conference. Two thousand college students came to the Pittsburgh convention center to connect with students and speakers about living out their faith in their work and studies. It was a fantastic weekend with great keynote speakers (I especially like Blue Like Jazz author Don Miller, Joy really enjoyed Anthony Bradley on Friday night), great break out sessions and amazing concerts. We had many opportunities also to meet with students to talk about going on summer leadership and discipleship trips to Canada or Wyoming.

Here some other people's reaction to the conference.

  • Washington Post writer and former President Bush speech writer, Michael Gerson writes:
“I have seen the future of evangelical Christianity, and it is pierced. And sometimes tattooed. And often has one of those annoying, wispy chin beards…”
To read the rest of the article click here.

  • Friday night speaker Anthony Bradley blogged about his first Jubilee experience, click here to check it out.
  • Here are more picture from the CCO's website, here.

Saturday, March 01, 2008

Comment Magazine

Comment is an online and paper magazine for college students. Edited by Gideon Strauss and the Work Research Foundation, it offers thought provoking articles for Christian students. Francois has a little piece published in their last issue with suggestions for making experience part of college education.