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Review: Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” has high points, but West’s intentions do not align with his delivery

Graphic by Lidya Dereje.
November 21, 2019
While a fine LP, “Jesus Is King” is a watered-down amalgamation of West’s least ambitious moments strung together by a loose Christian influence.

Young Life seeks to serve high schoolers

Mercer’s Young Life organization goes to schools in Bibb County to be Christian mentors for the students of Macon.
April 14, 2016

Imagine yourself trying to break through to a 16-year-old high school student on an emotional and spiritual level. A kid who has turned to partying, drinking and other destructive habits to handle the...

Harry Vaughan Smith lectures on Dietrich Bonhoeffer pack Newton and inspire conversations

Provided by United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Dietrich Bonhoeffer lectures.
February 21, 2016

A mixed crowd of community members and Mercer students and faculty packed Newton Chapel at the Harry Vaughan Smith Lecture series on Feb. 16 and 17. Each year, since 1992, the Christianity department...

Modern Christmas practices go against Christian teachings

December 7, 2011

As a Christian, I find the celebration of Christmas abhorrent.  When considering the holiday’s pagan roots and practices it can hardly be considered Christian. The modern celebration of the holiday...

Major Spotlight: Christianity

March 16, 2011

Sophya Pierre The Christianity major at Mercer consists of 30 semester hours. There is no senior project required of these majors; however, a student majoring in Christianity must have at least 18 hours...

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