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In or Out – Are we all in with Jesus? – LA/Orange County Outreach

In or Out – Are we all in with Jesus? – LA/Orange County Outreach

Yesterday Leina, Hannah, Melissa, Nic and I had to opportunity to attend La Habra High School, assisting their Christian club “Campus Light” as they put on their Gospel Rally for the week! Campus Light is revolving their outreach week around the theme ‘In or Out.’ The club brought in Pastor Jackson of Grace EV Free La Mirada who tied in a message of being IN or OUT in our faith with the example of surfing. He challenged the students, asking…

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Light and Truth spread through Conversations – LA/Orange County Outreach

Light and Truth spread through Conversations – LA/Orange County Outreach

A few months ago, I saw witnessing as an obligation. Yes, we Christians are called to share the Gospel, but fear would taint the excitement. The fear of rejection and the fear of saying the wrong thing was something that I always carried in the back of my mind. There should be joy by just knowing that I get to spread the love of Jesus, but that wasn’t what I felt before. This week started of differently though as I…

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More than a High School Ministry

More than a High School Ministry

Meet Josh Johnson. “It was Spring semester 2013 of my sophomore year at Azusa Pacific University, when I was first introduced to CSP. At the time, I was a shy and timid personality, with almost no skills or interest in leadership. After some thought, I decided to go to an info meeting. I had no idea that who I was as a person and believer was about to change dramatically forever. I immediately fell in love with the mission and…

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Amber’s Story

Amber’s Story

My name is Amber Ellison and I’m currently a freshman at Azusa PacificUniversity and also a Campus Mentor and Cluster Leader for CSP. I grew up in Escondido (North San Diego County) and attended San Pasqual High School. The Christian Club on campus known as the WAY Club and my junior year in high school I was part of the leadership team. The following year I became the President of the WAY Club and strived to help our club grow and…

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“It doesn’t stop here”

“It doesn’t stop here”

Yesenia Porras, better known by her nickname “Yesi”, is a senior at Biola. A CSP rock star, this is her 6th year working with the ministry. She has been a high school club president, campus mentor, and a cluster leader, but is returning this year as a campus mentor so that she can have a more direct relationship with the students at Downey High School, which is not only her alma mater, but also the school she has mentored in…

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Training Weekend Reflections

Training Weekend Reflections

For the past 4 weeks, we’ve asked you to pray that God would bring workers for the harvest. I’m happy to report that God answered our prayers: 68 mentors in CA and 44 in Chicago, for a total of 112 campus mentors! We also prayed for their lives to be transformed: To show how God answered that prayer, hear it from 2 campus mentors! First up is Adam, a sophomore at Biola. Adam is coming back for a 2nd year in…

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Meet Caleb

Meet Caleb

Last year Caleb was the Christian club president at a small high school in Pomona called the School of Arts and Enterprises (the SAE). This year he is a college student campus mentor helping other Christian students share the gospel on their campuses. Here’s what he has to say. How did you get involved with CSP? My parents had found CSP online, and gotten me in touch with Rich Hung [the APU Chapter Director] We talked on the phone and…

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Workers for the Harvest

Workers for the Harvest

“The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.” Matthew 9:37-38 This time of year – the first 6 weeks of the fall semester – is always an intense time of recruiting campus mentors and enrolling high schools, laying the foundation for a year of ministry. This is a critical point in the year, and that’s why we have some special stories to share over the next…

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Sarah’s Story

Sarah’s Story

This week we’d like to share with you another story from Chicago. This story is told by Sarah, one of CSP’s newest staff members. This trip was the first time I had ever been witnessing, which was incredibly intimidating, but also incredibly fruitful. At the beginning of our trip to Chicago, I can honestly say that I was not excited about witnessing and was, in fact, dreading it. However, after the first short time out talking to people, I was hooked. It was so…

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CSP Welcomes Four New Staff

CSP Welcomes Four New Staff

This summer God blessed CSP with four new staff members. Hear their hearts for the mission. Mat // Chapter Director: I joined CSP because I strongly felt the Lord calling me into this ministry and this position of working with college and high school students. Even though I have never worked with CSP before, I am really excited to see how the Lord will use me to pour out His love and glory in and through CSP! Sarah // Partnership Coordinator: I…

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