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"CU Lead" Conference Coming in January

December 19, 2014

If your student or their high school friends are looking for a way to grow their leadership skills AND explore all that Cedarville has to offer, register them for the CU Lead Conference on January 23–24. At this dynamic event, students will engage with other high school and college student leaders, grow their leadership skills, and here from top faculty speakers. The sessions will be practical, biblical, and fun.

Cedarville's high school leadership conference has been equipping excellent Christian students for nearly 20 years. Completely redesigned for 2015, these packed two days will inspire high school juniors and seniors to be exceptional in all areas of life. Through exploring the biblical definition of leadership, students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to implement positive change through effective stewardship, influence, and service.

Visit the CU Lead Conference website to learn more information or to register for this event.

Encourage students to follow God’s purpose for their life as a leader for His kingdom!

Posted in Campus Visit Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Why Is a Bible Minor Important?

December 15, 2014

At Cedarville University, we take our mission statement very seriously: “Cedarville University is a Christ-centered learning community equipping students for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth.” Not only is there biblical integration in every course, but all students complete a Bible minor as a part of their academic program. Always among our students’ favorites, Bible classes prepare them to think about their vocation in light of God’s Word and to find their place in God’s mission.

The Bible minor at Cedarville is made up of five courses:

  • Course One: Spiritual Formation challenges students to pursue a Spirit-led relationship with Christ through personal study of God’s Word. Students learn to read and interpret the Bible well, with a view toward their growth in Christian maturity. 
  • Courses Two and Three: Old Testament Literature and New Testament Literature reinforce the Bible-reading skills developed in Spiritual Formation by setting the trajectory for a lifetime of reading the text. Students learn how the chapters, books, and sections of the Bible fit together to tell the story of the Gospel. 
  • Courses Four and Five: Theology 1 and 2 help form a biblical-theological foundation for a lifetime pursuit of ministry within the church and within the student’s vocation. Students systematize their biblical knowledge by carefully thinking through what the Bible teaches and how Christian theologians of the past have answered these questions. 

So why is a Bible minor an important addition to students' Christ-centered education? These classes challenge their thinking by exalting Christ through the careful reading of God’s Word. More importantly, they will transform students' lives as they boldly live out God's call.

Posted in Academics Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Sharing HIS Story This Christmas

December 10, 2014

As you prepare to celebrate Christmas with family and friends, we invite you to enjoy a short Christmas music video that highlights Cedarville University students boldly proclaiming HIS story.


Merry Christmas from Cedarville University!

Posted in Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

College Students Walking Away from Church

November 26, 2014

Why are college students walking away from church? Why do so many of our brightest young people never return to the church or come back with battle scars after their college experience?

Thomas White, President of Cedarville University, considered those questions and offered helpful perspectives for parents in a short video shared in today's Parent Prep post. Watch now!

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Posted in Why Christ Centered Higher Education? Spiritual Growth

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