Richmond’s Passion Drives “CU Weather”
by Chris Karenbauer
It was a Sunday afternoon when Ben Richmond discovered his new love. His brother had a jam session after church. So, the family stayed behind. The skies grew dark and the clouds heavy. The power inside the church went out. The calm before the storm.
Suddenly, the wind blew so hard that leaves spun just outside the window, while trees fell from their place. Richmond placed a hand on the window. He felt the window vibrate under the pressure of the wind.
It was a ...
What Does Discipleship Look Like From Six Feet Away?
by Lauren Ryan
Covid-19 has reoriented how campus functions in many ways. In the area of discipleship, the heart and desire for students has not changed, even though this year has looked different for Residence Life and Discipleship Ministries.
This year has grown many staff members’ and students’ outlooks on trusting the Holy Spirit. Printy Resident Director, Abbey Buettell, has been encouraged to keep it simple this year.
“If it were up to me alone, I would fail at every ...
Playlists, Porches and Trees
Bergthold finds hope amid tornado wreckage
by Abigail Hintz
“For we are fallen like the trees, our peace
Broken, and so we must
Love where we cannot trust,
Trust where we cannot know,
And must await the wayward-coming grace."
“A Gracious Sabbath Stood Here,” by Wendell Berry
Trees are overlooked. They’re taken for granted. They’re mourned when they fall but not thanked while they stand.
On Easter Sunday, Laini Bergthold learned the importance of trees.
Early in the ...
Kingdom Diversity Committee
Group focused on promoting diversity, unity on CU campus
by Kathryn McDonald
Race. Gender. Equality. What do these words have in common? Each one has become increasingly tied to one of the largest hot-button issues facing students and young people across the country: how can we remain unified while embracing diversity?
In recent months, Cedarville University has worked to bring together a committee of leaders to address issues surrounding diversity on Cedarville’s campus. What began as a ...
Mental Health and COVID-19
Why raising awareness is more important than ever
by Zach Krauss
Few phenomena have changed the world like the COVID-19 pandemic. At Cedarville, the educational experience has shifted from an almost exclusively in-person learning format to a context in which online learning is commonplace, especially for students who are feeling unwell.
Students are now more stressed than ever about not only their health, but also the health of those around them. There is an everpresent chance of the ...
Cedarville Nursing Grad Serves at Samaritan’s Purse Field Hospital
Stephen Bruce sees compassion in action in fight against COVID-19
by Maddy Mosher
Stephen Bruce didn’t graduate from Cedarville until May 2. But on April 24, he arrived in New York City to work at the Samaritan’s Purse COVID-19 field hospital.
Bruce saw a team of healthcare professionals work toward a common goal, show compassion and bring light to a dark time.
On April 1, Samaritan’s Purse set up an Emergency Field Hospital in Central Park’s East Meadow to care for COVID-19 ...
ICC Adjunct Brings Innovation and Entrepreneurship Together
by Josh Stevens
Dr. Kirt Moritz is using his experience as well as his entrepreneurial and leadership skills to benefit both Cedarville University and the International Center for Creativity (ICC) in Columbus, Ohio.
As an entrepreneur, Moritz has found success with his customer-first mentality ranging from startup companies to multinational businesses. Now an adjunct professor at the ICC, he is helping students with a passion for industrial design and entrepreneurship.
A husband and ...
Guatemala Medical Missions Team Sees Positive Changes Through Return Trips
by Chris Karenbauer
During spring break in 2019, Cedarville University’s Global Outreach program sent a team of students on an annual medical mission trip to Guatemala where they set up a clinic. There, the team met a baby girl, Amberly, and her young mother.
Amberly became sick, and her mother took her to the clinic. Amberly grew worse and had a heart attack. There was not much the clinic could do except perform CPR. Amberly’s life was saved that day.
Amberly’s mother originally ...
Cedarville University Introduces Virtual Tours for Prospective Students
Feature Image by Scott Huck
by Tim Miller
The Cedarville University divisions of Enrollment Management and Marketing and Communications rolled out virtual campus visits last week in light of the unprecedented changes amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. With Cedarville completely shifting learning to online and a focus on reduced travel and contact with others, these tours are a way for students to get a feel for campus while staying safe at home.
The visits begin each Monday, Wednesday ...