Illini Life Baptisms

Whoa. just…whoa!

A couple weekends back, our church saw 10 people get baptized. That’s more than the past two school years combined. We’re seeing momentum on our campus and are so excited about the people God is meeting and transforming in our midst. Click through for pics to celebrate all God is doing along with us. Continue reading

The one word that will change your disciple making

The summer in any church is a time of different rhythms. This is particularly true for campus churches. We send students to leadership training programs, have smaller cookouts and lower key worship times, and some of us (the Hables(!) are raising financial support. This season allows for those of us in leadership to hone our craft through conferences, time with the Lord, and lots of reading.

Through my (Alan) reading, I’ve had one word rise to the top that causes me to think better about the way I do discipleship. It shows me how my marriage is a tool for discipleship. It shows me how I take care of my house is a tool for discipleship. It’s a concept that I’ve gotten as I’ve tried to live closer to students, but the word gives me language to talk about it. So what is this magic word?

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The Hable Summer Plans!

This summer is a big one for us. In many ways, we’d love to say we were going to the mountains of Colorado or the peaceful and majestic Lake George. It’s always a joy to be at the LT programs and be in the midst of what God is doing with college students during the summers. We’ll miss the 14 students that we’re sending to LT in New York this summer. We know they will see God move in their lives.

As for us, we have some pretty big and exciting goals

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