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What is the key part of a relationship? What makes it work? Questions like these filled in from the audience via text message at this week’s CSU Chapel. The relationship panel, moderated by Campus Minister Jon Davis, focused on relationships from a biblical, Christ-centered perspective. A popular panel discussion was how long a dating relationship […]| READ MORE: Chapel panel talks relationships
Charleston Southern’s newest Board of Trustees member, Missie Branch, shared her story of motivation, success, and her path to salvation with students at CSU Chapel this week. Branch is the wife of Christian rapper Duce Branch (The Ambassador) and currently serves as the assistant dean of students to women and director of graduate life at […]| READ MORE: CSU Chapel: When hurt turns to triumph
As a pastor, DJ Horton is amazed at people’s response to the gospel. Using John 12:37-50, Horton shared the three responses people have when the gospel is shared. “Most of what life is – is how you respond,” said Horton, senior pastor of Church at The Mill in Spartanburg, and a newly elected member of […]| READ MORE: CSU Chapel: Are you hardened, hesitant or whoever?
God used the lack of a football scholarship to a Division I school to bring the Rev. Dhati Lewis to Himself. Lewis, the son of a professional football player, dreamed of going pro also. When he didn’t receive a scholarship to play ball, he went into a tailspin and began studying world religions. But nothing […]| READ MORE: CSU Chapel: From not good enough to accepted
After a week’s delay for the Dorian hurrication, the opening Chapel service of the year featured all the pageantry of the posting of the colors, the procession of the faculty and the traditional presentation of the gospel by the president. Dr. Dondi Costin said the gospel is why Charleston Southern exists and why everything in […]| READ MORE: CSU Chapel: A strong foundation
“One of the things we humans have in common is our uncanny ability to take things for granted,” said President Dondi Costin at the chapel service April 10 dedicated to Passion Week. As Christians, we say every Sunday is Easter. On Easter we reflect on the physical death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Costin […]| READ MORE: Are you taking the cross for granted?
William “Duce” Branch, aka The Ambassador, gave a biblical warning at Chapel Feb. 27. He said God is making us to be what He wants because we are no longer what He wanted us to be since we decided to take the wheel. Branch, assistant professor of preaching and Bible and undergraduate chapel coordinator for […]| READ MORE: There’s grace in the remedy
What do you talk about in Chapel the day before Valentine’s Day? Relationships, of course. Students responded live to questions through the Buc Nation app, and a panel of students and employees gave their responses on stage. Questions ranged from the humorous to the serious with 93 percent of students saying the male should initiate […]| READ MORE: The Relationship Talk
The FEBC-Korea, Gwangju Children’s Choir and Dr. Billy (Jang Hwan) Kim captured CSU’s heart at Chapel Jan. 16. The children’s choir sang and danced their way through Christian songs and popular folk songs and sang “It Is Well with My Soul” in Korean. Students were delighted when the choir came into the audience to pass […]| READ MORE: Korean Children’s Choir and Dr. Kim charm CSU
President Dondi Costin welcomed students back to campus for the spring semester at the first Chapel service Jan. 9. Costin said, “You were made for a mission; God designed you for a purpose.” He said part of why students are at CSU is to find their purpose. He introduced speaker Dr. James Merritt who is […]| READ MORE: Science and Scripture are friends