Fit to be Tied
Cedarville equips dating and engaged couples with tools to prepare and strengthen their marriages
by Madeline Mosher
Over 1,000 couples in 25 years.
That’s the going rate for Cedarville’s Fit to Be Tied, a year-long marital counseling program that seeks to prepare seriously dating and engaged students for marriage. Fit to Be Tied consists of three parts: personality and pre-marriage assessments, five sessions taught by CU faculty and meetings with mentor couples.
Dr. Tom and Amy ...
A Baby for Christmas
by Paolo Carrion
After over a year of paperwork, interviews, fundraising and dozens of rejections, Adam and Hannah Southerland finally held a baby in their arms.
“I still get emotional thinking about it,” Hannah said.
They sent the cute profile book of themselves to dozens of families, drove three hours on a day’s notice, spent days filling out paperwork and checked their email every hour. Families said no for months until Adam and Hannah met Deb in July of 2017.
She was due in ...
Session on Biblical Manhood Encourages Men to Pursue God in Everything
by Madeleine Mosher
On Saturday December 2, over one hundred men from all over Cedarville’s campus gathered in Stingers to gain wisdom from assistant professor of theology Dr. Jeremy Kimble. He spoke on the relationship between biblical manhood and lust.
The Manhood events are a series of lecture and Q&A sessions geared toward the men on Cedarville’s campus. Saturday’s event was the third and last for the fall semester, and Dan Tedone, senior biblical studies major who came up ...
New RD Finds a Home Among the Cornfields
by Emma Waywood
Willets Dorm welcomed Charlotte Burcham into their hall family this year as the brand-new Resident Director (RD). She accepted the position in August 2018 and has much to offer the Cedarville community.
A former coffee barista and church planter in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Burcham heard about the job from Johnson RD Michelle Davis, who is her first cousin. Davis approached Burcham with the offer, despite the fact that Burcham was comfortable where she was in Chattanooga. ...
CU wins Brigade Ranger Challenge, Advances to Nationals
Though they were the smallest school in the competition, that didn’t stop the Cedarville Army ROTC Rangers team from taking first place at the Brigade Ranger Challenge held at Fort Knox, Kentucky, on November 4.
The team was led by junior co-commanders Andy Arreguin and Dani Lesko. Other members of the team were seniors Nate Mason and Scott Grimes, junior Victoria Collett, sophomores James Barber, Zach Ashley, Jacob Schlichtmann, and freshmen Ethan McCall, Jake Williamson, and Daniel ...
Cedarville University Awarded 3rd in the Nation for Student Engagement
By Abigail Toms
This September, the Wall Street Journal ranked Cedarville University third in the nation for campus student engagement.
The student engagement ranking is one pillar of a four-part ranking system conducted by the Wall Street Journal, designed to monitor how involved and challenged students feel at their universities.
This ranking was the result of a two-year survey conducted by the Wall Street Journal. Over the course of this two-year period, thousands of students had the ...
Campus Encourages Discipleship through 9Marks Pastors Conference
By Zach Krauss
This year, Cedarville and 9Marks Ministries worked together to host a Pastors Conference with the theme of discipleship and growth. On November 6th and 7th, students, pastors, and other ministry leaders heard from pastors such as Mark Dever, Garrett Kell, and Brian Davis.
The mission statement for this year’s conference is that “through biblical teaching and fellowship, the Cedarville University Pastors Conference with 9Marks will challenge, strengthen and encourage ...
Old Testament Professor Publishes Book on Minor Prophets
by Zachary Krauss
In the summer of 2018, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies Michael Shepherd published his latest book, A Commentary on the Book of the Twelve. This book takes a look at the last 12 books of the Old Testament, the Minor Prophets, and presents them as one composition rather than 12 unconnected books.
Shepherd said that the first thought of writing a manuscript like this began about 15 years ago when he was at graduate school and he became interested in reading through ...
Sign-up for Mission Trip Opportunities this Spring Break
by Bryson Durst
Are you interested in serving on the missions field over spring break? If so, Global Outreach is offering sign ups for 2019’s spring break missions trips throughout the month of October.
Students who have previously gone on these trips all had positive things to say. Ryan Merk, a junior who went to Memphis last year, mentioned how it was a great opportunity for “serving people” and to “have a great impact.” Sierra Ross, a sophomore who went to Peru last year, ...