As a broadcast journalism major at the University of Mississippi, my freshman year experience has been full of ups and downs, but overall, it has been so much fun. The coronavirus has affected my school experience, social life, and my spiritual life.
Pop Up Worship is a free monthly event held in Oxford that neglects the dissimilarities between Christian denominations and connects citizens by worshiping Jesus. The next gathering will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at The Powerhouse on University Avenue in Oxford.
Growing up, I was very involved in my church and was very passionate about spreading the Word and helping people, but I felt as if there wasn’t enough being done. This was until I found out about a mission project that my youth group went on every year at the beginning of June.
Church, for a long time, has been painted as a stuffy building where you stand when you’re told, bow your head when it’s time, and sing the songs on the screen, but not loud enough for your pew neighbor to hear you.
Students from the Ole Miss chapter of Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, an interdenominational ministry of Assemblies of God USA Christian for college students, recently met in the UM Band Hall for the group’s first culture night, focusing on African American church culture.
Savannah Christian is a typical 23-year-old. Strong, beautiful and courageous are three words that have been used to describe Christian and her story.
Around a year ago, an intense fervor rose within Oxford. The introduction of a Mississippi bill forced everyone to ask themselves where the line should be drawn between LGBT rights and religious freedom.
A group of University of Mississippi students enrolled in Religion 102 woke up early on a Sunday morning after a home football game to venture into the woods surrounding Batesville for a class assignment.
Justin “Fish” Robinson’s “day” began with a several-hour-long drive back to Oxford. The pastor had spent the previous night spotting for a radio station broadcasting the Ole Miss-Alabama game.
When the Bible was created, polytheism was the main method of worship. Polytheism is the belief in many gods – “poly” meaning many and “theism” meaning god. The idea behind the polytheistic way is the belief that there was more than one power or force within the universe.
Abby Vance Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org In light of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, I have decided to share my story and my experience with exercise bulimia. I don’t want to dwell solely on […]
Emma McCabe Oxford Stories email@example.com Allen Hampton and his family moved to Oxford a little over nine years ago to take over Young Life with no idea what was in store for […]
Connor Paul Heitzmann HottyToddy.com The University of Mississippi has been home to College Young Life for a little over three years now. With an ever growing population of students, Ole Miss in […]