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Please Pray for Chapman University

Please Pray for Chapman University

Please Pray for Chapman University!


Several months ago I gave a talk at the Christian Business Men's Connection (CBMC) of Newport Beach.  One of the men attending sent me an email thanking for the talk and telling me that the CBMC of Orange, CA had a heart to reach Chapman University and asked if I would meet with them.  

Yes, of course!

At the meeting, I learned they wanted to sponsor a "Science and Faith" series of talks by Dr. Hugh Ross.  They were willing to pay for dinner for people who attend the talks.  They asked if I would help.

Yes, of course!

I explained that professors are the most influential people on campus and we needed to get the Christian professors on board with our plan. As we talked about the plans, they got to know me a little better and eventually asked me to take point on the project and make it happen. Would I do it?

Yes, of course!

Here's the update and prayer request. On April 18th, Dr. Hugh Ross will give his personal testimony at dinner for Chapman students.  He explains how he was an atheist and came to believe in God because of the evidence from science. And how science also led him to become a Christian. Please pray this dinner talk is well attended and changes lives of students and faculty.

We are also holding a "Pre-Hugh Ross Event Rally" on Monday, April 11th.  A group of Christian faculty at Chapman have agreed to give a short personal statement of faith. After those statements of faith, I will talk for about 30 minutes and give my personal testimony including how I came to understand God loves me on a personal level and not just because I'm a member of a group, how God led me to care about university students and led me to found Factbridge.  I will also talk about the benefits of sharing your faith. Finally, I will end with a challenge to bring one unsaved friend to hear Hugh Ross.

I'm very excited that the Christian clubs on campus (Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Intervarsity, Cru and Young Life) have gotten behind this outreach event. We have also received a lot of prayer support from local churches.  Please pray for the university professors who will be speaking and for me. And ask God to pour out his Spirit on Chapman in an amazing way!

Thank you for praying! Thank you for giving! 

May the Lord continue to bless you richly!
Ronald Cram