Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The Song of Songs is about Jesus...
Download MP3: I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine - Song 5:10-6:3. It's the brilliant news that Christianity isn't just a lifestyle choice or a system of beliefs, it's Jesus. You get Jesus!
The weekly CU meeting is a great opportunity to gather students together, to share stories from mission, to pray, to look to Christ again. It was great last night to hear Charlie's story, she'd become a Christian 12 months ago, through the witness of friends.
In my three years at University the 90 CU meetings I attended laid a great foundation for my life, a life-changing gospel education alongside my degree. It could be said that going to church does this - and being part of my local church is a non-negotiable joy and necessity, but Jesus is worth going deeper with. At its best, if students and local churches buy into it the CU meeting gets to be a gospel academy for students, to prepare them for mission today and life beyond.