The Witness

The Witness

The Witness is a digital newsletter for young Christians, written by young Christians. They especially focus on challenges facing those in the college campus setting, when faith in Christ is challenged by secular beliefs.

Written by Katherine Mayhew / September 2017 Do you ever feel like you’re losing it? Like you’re on a two wheeler headed down a steep hill? You can see a tree approaching fast but your feet can’t seem to find the …
Written by Zack Sippert / October 2017 Is alcohol a bad thing? When we see or hear the names of various beers, wines, or hard liquors are we supposed to cast them away from us as if they were poison? Of …
Written by Jocelyn Gamble / October 2017 This is an article for anyone and everyone who has found Christianity to be a struggle. This article is for the ones who doubt, who are slipping away, who wonder if there is something …
Written by Katherine Mayhew / September 2017 I think it’s pretty safe to say that all of us have been hurt. At one time or another, we’ve all gotten burned, whether it’s something someone said, something you overheard, or a whole …
by Timothy Schaser  / September 2017 For someone who currently lives in the Midwest, I really have no business writing this article. I have not been affected by either of the recent hurricanes, Harvey and Irma. I have also not …
Written by Jonah Albrecht / September 2017 “’Cause I’ll be by your side wherever you fall In the dead of night whenever you call And please don’t fight these hands that are holding you My hands are holding you” Many of …
Written by Alex Fleischer / September 2017 Looking back at the generations preceding me, I often wish that things worked like they did then. Communication worked more slowly, there were breaks of contact with people. Less than fifteen years ago I …
Written by Emily Marzofka / May 2017 When I first sat down to write this article, it was pretty difficult. The idea was to write about “taking God with you as you travel.” There are obvious suggestions, such as: Remember to pray, …
Dear Witness, you are now entering the mission field. The second year of The Witness concludes with this article, and these are the words we would like to leave you with, “You are now entering the mission field.” For months, …
by Olivia Albrecht  / May 2017 “I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” -Psalm 121:1-2 As a somewhat new college student, I have …