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 Pastor Neal Radichel / February 2017 That’s an interesting question. But it’s also a demonic one. That’s right, I said demonic. As in it is an idea from the devil (a.k.a., Satan). Allow me to explain further. When it comes …
Written by Jocelyn Gamble / February 2017 College is not easy. The homework, the new professional and social environments, these are not meant to be easy. They are meant to be challenging. The University of Minnesota is a big school. 51,147 students-big, …
You may take it for granted; perhaps it is expected. Every newsletter The Witness publishes specifically refers to our salvation through Jesus’ perfect life, death, and resurrection. It is something our pastoral consultant has insisted on from The Witness’ inception. …
Written by Sam Lisak / February 2017 Sunday school as a ten-year old was the best. I was right in the stage where I knew the basic Bible stories and we started to go deeper into the less covered ones. When I …
Written by Katherine Mayhew / February 2017 Christmas break has come to an end, and for me, that means back to school. For those of you who are in college or high school, you probably decided at the end of last semester …
Written by Suzannah Miller / January 2017 The new year is underway. Maybe you began the year with new resolutions and expectations, or maybe with anticipation of the challenges of returning to school or work. Maybe you were frustrated with the amount …
So often we frame our discussions with what is taking place in our lives at a given time, and understandably so. This year many of our conversations were framed by the Zika virus, the Olympics, Brexit, and most recently, the …
Written by Jonathan Gamble / December 2016 As I wrote this article, I was sitting in the airport attempting to fly stand-by. Flying stand-by, you really don’t know if you’re going to be able to get on the plane until 5 minutes …
Written by Wesley Franson / December 2016 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. (Romans 12:2) I …
Written by Raven Haight / November 2016 Departing from the plane, immediately surrounded by the foreign smells, the rushing of millions of people going on about their daily routine, and taking in the fact of an almost half a day jet lag is …