Entries by Chelsea Galusky

A Hebrew Thanksgiving

Rich Israel, Chair of the Vanguard University Religion Department and Professor of Old Testament, wrote our featured article this month. As we prepare for Thanksgiving this month, he writes this –   George Washington initiated it nationally, on November 26, 1789, and Abe Lincoln institutionalized it in 1863, but Thanksgiving began here in America much […]

Christmas Fantasia – Group Sales

Kick off the Christmas season with us! Enjoy favorite carols and breathtaking masterpieces performed by Vanguard University’s 200-member choirs and orchestra, in the elegance and acoustical perfection of two stunning venues –   Tuesday, December 2 8pm | Segerstrom Center for the Arts Friday, December 5 8pm | St. Andrews Presbyterian Church **Group discounts are […]

Missionary Intern to a “Start Up” Mission

  We can’t tell the name of the places.   In at least one case, no known local Christians are there.   “Missionaries” are just at the stage of trying to “make friends,” and “making disciples” is somewhere in the future.   Vanguard University students Niki Trueb ’16 and Kiera Husband ’16 spent 8 weeks […]

Chapel Services

  Chapels are the heart of the campus time in worship and the Word. Planned carefully, their pattern may help you think about your preaching themes. After sitting down with Bryan Rouanzoin, Associate Director of Chapel and Discipleship, to discuss this, here is their approach.   Who I Am In Christ (identity), and Who We […]

Adults Learning Today

  Andrew Stenhouse, Director of Graduate and Professional Studies at Vanguard University, wrote our featured article this month. We asked him to tell us how adults are learning these days, and help us think about best discipleship teaching practices in that light. He writes this –   Adult learners are primarily driven by three things: […]

“And God Rested.” Do You?

  Terry Zeigler, Ed.D., ATC Professor of Kinesiology and Health Center Director at Vanguard University, writes this month. Terry attends Newport Mesa Church; her father-in-law, Virgil, is a retired AG minister.   We work to serve our churches and God’s people. When crunch time comes, we push through fatigue to work long hours, and choose […]

‘Marketing’ Your Message

Trish Fisher is an Associate Professor of Marketing in the Department of Business and Management at Vanguard University and is Chair of the Business Degree Program for working adults. Trish shares her practical suggestions for maximizing the use of the Sunday sermon message.   It’s Saturday night and you’re in your office, going over your […]

A Missionary’s Perspective

By Dr. Doug Petersen, Professor of World Missions and Intercultural Studies at Vanguard University   In April 2014, the Assemblies of God turned 100 years old! Over the past 3 issues, we presented a look at our impact as seen by an anthropologist, a theologian, and a missionary, all Vanguard University professors with a lifetime […]

2014 VU Book Exchange

SoCal Network Conference May 27-29, 2014 Anaheim, CA Website * Book donations can be brought to the Vanguard Advancement office by Wednesday, May 21 OR to the VU Book Booth (at the conference in Anaheim) on Tuesday, May 27. Questions? Anita (Foster ’99) Hann Church Relations Coordinator (714) 966-5449 | ahann@vanguard.edu