October 2017 XA Newsletter

LifeGroups Community is Chi Alpha’s first core value. You can see evidence of this anywhere you see XA students. We were not created to be alone; we have a God-given need for relationships. LifeGroups are the perfect opportunity to experience community and build relationships. More than just a Bible study, LifeGroups allow us to share both … [Read more…]

September 2017 XA Newsletter

Breakaway Luke and Hays were on their way to class while discussing how they had been praying about finding a group or club to get involved with. They did not want to join a fraternity and preferred the organization to be Christian based. This particular Thursday they took a different route to class which happened to … [Read more…]

August 2017 XA Newsletter

It’s the beginning of the school year which means thousands of freshmen storm the campus [see photo 1 in slideshow below] and it’s the busiest time for us at Chi Alpha (XA): we host and participate in almost two dozen events on and around the main and downtown campuses during the first 3 weeks. This … [Read more…]

Free Fall.

There’s a secular band called Walk the Moon that I’ve found and I listen to their self-titled album on repeat some days. The opening line to one of my favorite songs is “I must’ve tumbled out of a plane ’cause I free fell all year.” And I smile every time I hear it because if … [Read more…]

April 2nd

Right now my most favorite thing about Facebook is the “see your memories” feature. I really love clicking that every day and seeing what was happening in my life on this day in history. Sometimes I read status updates and they remind me of great memories or life events. Other times I’m wondering why I … [Read more…]

Laughing with the Lord

Today the Lord and I had a really good laugh together. I started back running yesterday. I decided that three months was a good amount of time to allow my body to heal. So with Jackson’s three month birthday this week came my return to the world of exercise. I figured that doing a yoga … [Read more…]

Today.

Today, at 34 weeks and 2 days pregnant, I am quitting my job. It has been so strange and surreal these past couple months…..slowly counting down the days until today with both excitement and fear. Working hard to close out a fiscal year and start a new one while knowing that shortly after the work … [Read more…]