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Top 10 Challenges Christian Students Face in College

April 15, 2013

William Brown

In today's post, Dr. Bill Brown, president of Cedarville University, shares the Top 10 challenges that Christian students face in college.

During the past few years, studies have recorded the growing number of young Christians who are "leaving church and rethinking their faith," as Dave Kinnaman puts in his book, You Lost Me. This departure usually occurs after high school, and many times the blame falls on college campuses for what is perceived as an inhospitable attitude toward Christianity.

While the college experience may contribute, it is too much to say that it causes students to leave their faith. We are quick to blame the environment and not take responsibility for personal choices prior to and during the college years. It is better stated that the college experience reveals the quality and depth of a student's faith.

Read more to learn Top 10 Faith Challenges students face during the college years.

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Posted in Academics Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education? Student Life

"Motivated by Legacy" - The President's Perspective

April 18, 2012

Legacies are not just for the famous and powerful. The most important legacies come from people who invest in others where they live every day.

Dr. Bill Brown, president of Cedarville University, talks about legacy in today's Parent Prep post.

For parents of our new students, let me say how excited we are to welcome your sons and daughters to Cedarville in August. If you have any questions between now and August, please contact us. We are here to serve you!

Has your student completed the Applicant Profile? This form helps us communicate with you and your family more effectively. You can access the online form or check its status with your student's log-in information. If not already completed, please take a moment to provide this important information. Your responses will be held in strict confidence and used only by appropriate University personnel.

Blessings to you!

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Posted in Academics Why Christ Centered Higher Education? Spiritual Growth

Top 10 Challenges Christian Students Face in College

March 22, 2012

During the past few years, studies have recorded the growing number of young Christians who are "leaving church and rethinking their faith," as Dave Kinnaman puts in his book, You Lost Me. This departure usually occurs after high school, and many times the blame falls on college campuses for what is perceived as an inhospitable attitude toward Christianity.

While the college experience may contribute, it is too much to say that it causes students to leave their faith. We are quick to blame the environment and not take responsibility for personal choices prior to and during the college years. It is better stated that the college experience reveals the quality and depth of a student's faith.

In today's post, Dr. Bill Brown, president of Cedarville University, shares the Top 10 challenges that Christian students face in college. This article was originally written as a blog submission for Relevant magazine and was then shared with Cedarville students in chapel on Monday, March 19, 2012.

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Posted in Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

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