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When we think about discipleship we often picture one-on-one relationships, but how are these relationships to be understood within the context of community? Dave Wirgau examines Hebrews 10:24-25, breaking down the “let us” statements in those verses to illustrate three hallmarks of biblical community. 

What would you do if a young woman who is blind sat down next to you as you were discussing the story of Jesus healing a blind man?

So, what’s it like, life after college? It’s a little bit of everything: new schedules, new friends, new places, old likes, old challenges… and the same passion to walk with Christ, find community, find meaningful work and influence others for Christ. 

You’ve finished that last tough exam, packed your dorm room into your car (and also your parent’s car), and are driving down the highway towards home. With high hopes and months stretching endlessly ahead, you can’t wait to catch up on Netflix, re-connect with those high school buddies, and put the schoolbooks away for a while. 
 
But as you get closer to home, some nagging questions fill your mind. 
 
“How am I going to grow spiritually when I’m not at STP?” “What if my friends from home pull me back into that not-so-great lifestyle?” “Will God meet me here like he does at school?”

It’s been easy this year to feel overwhelmed, insignificant, and stretched too far. I am the only full-time staff member at Kent State University, and the needs of the harvest are far beyond the skill or capacity of this ordinary worker. But I want to share a story that has encouraged me this year. This story has renewed my confidence, strength and hope, and God has used it to remind me that the harvest is, and always will be, His and not mine.