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John Deisher
There’s More To Waiting On God Than Just “Waiting” [Relevant] - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
It sometimes seem that the most common thing you hear in Christian circles is that you have to learn to “wait on God.” Too often, we then assume a passive role of just, well, waiting. But there is more to it than that, and this article shares how we can engage in “active waiting.” Our […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
Last summer meeting of Chi Alpha is tonight! - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
We were surprised, too, but our last summer meeting is tonight. Join us at 7pm at College Heights AG (4100 Old College Road, Bryan) as we finish our study in Psalms 119. Bring snacks and plan to hang around afterward. - John Deisher
John Deisher
9 Things to Do While You’re Still Single [Relevant] - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
There are some advantages to being single, and Molly Jasinski gives us a great list of things to do while you are still sings. Our favorite? Go On Mission Trips This one goes along with the travel point. I am going on my first mission trip as an adult this summer (I’ve previously gone on […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
What We Get Wrong About The “Desires Of Our Heart” [Relevant Magazine] - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
There is a good article in Relevant magazine by  Jen Pollock Michel on what it really means when we talk about God giving us the “desires of our heart.” Our favorite quote? Among Christians, we often hear that God will give us “the desires of our hearts.” And it’s true that God cares about our […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
Chi Alpha Tonight (July 10) at 7pm - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
Join us at 7pm at College Heights Church for our summer Chi Alpha meetings. Bring snacks and desserts for afterwards. - John Deisher
John Deisher
World Cup Watching Party, Sunday, 2pm - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
Join us on Sunday, July 13, at 2pm and watch the World Cup finals match between Argentina and Germany. We will watch the event at College Heights Assembly of God Church (4100 Old College Road, Bryan). Bring some snacks to share and enjoy the match. - John Deisher
John Deisher
Traditions Tuesday – Revielle - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
Reveille, the first lady of Aggieland, is the official mascot of Texas A&M University. As a Five-Star General, she is the highest ranking member of the Corps of Cadets. Reveille I came to Texas A&M in January 1931. A group of cadets hit a small black and white dog on their way back from Navasota. […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
Meal with a Message: “Touching God” (June 26, 7pm) - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
Our Meal with a Message question tonight is “How have you interacted with God this week?”. Join us at 7pm in the Fellowship Hall at College Heights Assembly of God (4100 Old College Road, Bryan) for dinner, worship, and a lively discussion. - John Deisher
John Deisher
Traditions Tuesday – “Howdy” - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
You won’t be on campus very long before you hear it — “Howdy!”. It is more than a greeting. It is who we are. Howdy “Howdy” is the official greeting of Texas A&M University. It is our way of ensuring that no one feels like a stranger. While the exact origin on this tradition […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
Motivational Monday – Take More Breaks - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
There are times it seems like everything was due yesterday (like writing this post). The mantra is work harder, work smarter, get ‘er done. But to really get things done, take regular breaks (the most common recommendation is about 5 minutes per hour). Go for lunch, grab a snack, close your eyes and escape […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
Traditions Tuesday – “Gig ‘em” - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
So, how did Texas A&M come to have the tradition of saying “Gig ‘em”? Pinky Downs, class of 1906 and a member of the Board of Regents from 1923 to 1933, is credited with the Gig ‘Em hand sign. At the 1930 Yell Practice before the TCU football game, Downs shouted out, “What are we […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
Motivation Monday – Cut Your To-Do List in Half - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
“The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.” (Proverbs 21:5) For many of us, Monday starts with a plan on what needs to be accomplished for the week. But when Friday rolls around, there is a realization that the plan never really got off the […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
Looking Forward to a Known God - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” ― Corrie ten Boom That’s the thing about the future–you don’t know what’s going to happen. So you worry in the present about the things of the past somehow messing up your future. And that might happen. Except for God. He is with you […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
Color in a Black and White World - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
I remember being on a black-and-white set all day and then going out into daylight and being amazed by the color. Jeff Bridges The resurrection of Jesus Christ was like this. Before the resurrection, people lived in a world painted black and white, never really seeing themselves as God saw them. Rituals, regulations, religions, […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
10 Most Useful Websites for Students [StudyMode] - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
Everyone needs a little help in school. So, here is a list of useful websites for students. Our favorite? Ref Desk This site is a great place to find and check facts. They have an enormous collection of reference materials, searchable databases and other resources that can’t be found anywhere else. See the complete […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
10 Reasons to Memorize Big Chunks of the Bible [desiringGod] - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
This is a great article on why you should memorize Bible passages, and memorize them in large chunks. Our favorite reason? Because you don’t know the Bible as well as you think you do. Have you ever had a conversation with a friend you’ve known for a while that made you realize that there were […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
10 Free Websites Every College Student Should Know [Chegg Blog] - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
There are a lot of things that you need to know when you are in college. That includes some websites that can help make your life a little easier. The one we use most often: “Dropbox – Probably one of my most FAVORITE tools, Dropbox is a cloud tool that has been a lifesaver for me […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
We Are Praying For You Today – Exam Week - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
We are praying today that the God of love and peace will be with you as you take your finals. Be blessed, for the end is in sight. - John Deisher
John Deisher
Six Benefits of Ordinary Daily Devotions (desiringGod] - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
Daily devotions, a time to be with God and His Word, have long been one of the important disciplines of a Christian. But maybe you have some struggles in this area. The article lists six benefits, but our favorite? Delight Cultivation (Psalm 37:3–4, James 4:8, Psalm 130:5): When a couple falls in love there are hormonal […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
Summer Missions Trip Meeting Tonight - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
Don’t forget! Chile applications are due Thursday night and there is a meeting for those going to Chile after XA. If you or your small groupie need an application or have questions, please let me know!!! - John Deisher
John Deisher
John Deisher
Spring 2014 Chi Alpha begins Thursday, January 16 at 7pm - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2014...
Chi Alpha kicks off an exciting new semester on Thursday, January 16 at 7:00 pm. Join us in Room 410 of Rudder Tower on the Texas A&M campus for a night of worship and the Word, fun and fellowship. Pastor Mark Shockley will be speaking this week. - John Deisher
John Deisher
8 Things I Wish Jesus Had Never Said [Relevant Magazine] - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2013...
Do you look at the sayings of Jesus and say to yourself, “Seriously?”. I do, and Relevant has listed eight of those sayings that they wish Jesus had never uttered. My favorite? 6. To take sin so seriously.(“If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it away. It […] - John Deisher
John Deisher
Register for SALT now at www.saltcentral.com. - John Deisher
John Deisher
11 Pieces of Advice Every Millennial Should Hear – Relevant Magazine - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2013...
Some great pieces of advice brought to you by Relevant magazine. Our favorites? No one ever “arrives,” so enjoy where you are right now Always be able to (respectably) answer the question, “What book are you reading right now?” Be really careful with credit cards Be present Pray more For the complete list, go here. - John Deisher
John Deisher
Quote of the Day – October 15 - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2013...
“The choice of every lost soul can be expressed in the words “Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.” ― C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce - John Deisher
John Deisher
Quote of the Day – October 9 - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2013...
“Aslan: You doubt your value. Don’t run from who you are.” ― C.S. Lewis, Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia - John Deisher
John Deisher
Quote of the Day – October 7 - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2013...
“We can never know what might have been but what is to come is another matter entirely” ― C.S. Lewis - John Deisher
John Deisher
Quote of the Day – September 20 - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2013...
“A thing may be morally neutral and yet the desire for that thing may be dangerous.” ― C.S. Lewis - John Deisher
John Deisher
“Being a Student – Being a Christian” with Mark Shockley - http://aggielandchialpha.com/2013...
Join us tonight at 7pm in Rudder 504 on the Texas A&M campus as Pastor Mark Shockley helps us look at what it means to be a Christian and be a student. - John Deisher
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