Internationally known evangelist Carlos Annacondia was a guest speaker of Dr. Carolyn Tennant’s Revivals class on Jan. 23. The two-hour session included a question and answer segment and focused on winning souls to Christ, the Holy Spirit, signs and wonders, and the presence of God.
The North Central Baseball staff and team will be hosting the 2010 Baseball Skills camp on Feb. 27, 2010 for high school baseball players ages 14-18 looking to get college instruction in a Christian environment. Tim Beasley, the head coach putting on the event, said that this event is to “promote our growing program and provide high school baseball players who may be interested in NCU and/or are looking to learn and improve their games a chance to do that in a Christian environment.”
While the majority of college students around the country are planning their big trips to Florida, California, Mexico, or other tropical locations, North Central students have other agendas in mind. Ninedays has typically consisted of mostly overseas missions over the nine days of spring break, but this year there is a twist—all of the missions are going to be located in Minneapolis.
Students looking for an opportunity to showcase their artwork or wanting to view different forms of art will soon find the perfect occasion at North Central. From Jan. 11 through May 3, 2010, the Library will be hosting an Art Exhibit where North Central students can display their artwork and observe other students’ exhibitions.
Seward Church is dedicated to “Treasur[ing] Jesus by loving each other and our neighbors,” according to the church’s website, www.sewardchurch.org. To that end, they hosted the second annual Jazz Night to stop hunger on Nov.14.
The Cross Country season has come to a close with the completion of the NCCAA National meet on November 14. This year was quite different than any previous year run at nationals. For the first time, North Central, which is Division II, placed eighth overall, beating many other Division I schools.
The RELEASE team hosted many activities over the Human Trafficking Awareness Week (November 9-13). The entire week was filled with events to try to raise awareness of this modern-day slavery. One of the more obvious signs of the awareness week was the long paper chain recognizing the 27 million people in the world today that are bound by slavery.
Internationally known worship artist and songwriter Ricardo Sanchez visited North Central on Nov. 12, leading worship in chapel and at a special concert that evening.
With the holiday season in full swing, the Students Activities Committee (SAC) has been getting festive! With Operation Christmas Child finishing up, students were encouraged to get excited for SACmas. SACmas is the combination of Christmas events that SAC puts on. This year it consisted of a floor decorating contest and a Christmas party.
With summer ending and fall disappearing into winter, the flu season has decided to show itself once again. This year, however, people should start to focus on ways to avoid the newest flu strain: H1N1, also known as ‘the swine flu’.