Living Missions Virtually

Posted by Melanie Lynch in Chi Alpha Connection, Cross-Cultural Missions, Expeditions, and Student
Chicago Chi Alpha students from Northwestern University, Loyola University, and Columbia College went on a mission trip to Eurasia but never once stepped foot overseas. Rather than boarding a plane with passport in hand, the team participated in a three-day virtual trip through the Virtual We Live Missions Experience, whichwas put in place last year after COVID-19 shut down travel. The experience is designed with three components—abiding, experiences, and missionary engagement—so Chi Alpha team leaders and Assemblies of God World…

Staying Healthy in an Unhealthy Situation

Posted by Josh Spurlock in Chi Alpha Connection, Healthy Leaders, and Student
The pandemic has altered the way we have lived in the past year and forced us to come face-to-face with a reality that many thought would quickly blow over. Daily routines were traded for new ones or simply having a lack of routine became typical. In the midst of this, it’s important to continue to care for your overall health and well-being. Being in a crisis like this one brings on grief; things that were possible may no longer be…

Testimony: Encountering God on Zoom

Posted by Melanie Lynch in Chi Alpha Connection and Student
The pandemic may have slowed down the pace of life when things shut down last year, but it hasn’t slowed down the work of the Holy Spirit. In January 2020, a University of California, Santa Cruz student named August, reached out to her friend, Naar, hoping to share with her about Jesus, but it wasn’t until May that Naar came to her first online small group with August. During one of these online small groups several months later, Naar was…

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