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Fourth Monday of Advent: Devotional by Nikki Howard

Advent blessings!   It is almost Christmas.  This week in Advent we celebrate God’s love made real on earth.  I am reminded that while Christmas can feel so ordinary, it really is a mystery, love’s greatest surprise.  Fredrick Buechner says, “Once you have seen God in a stable you can never be sure where God… Read more »

First Friday of Advent: Devotional by Dr. Kay Higgins

Advent blessings to you. I pray that on this Friday you are being held up by hope, the confident trust, that God is with you and that God’s love and change is coming. I pray that that each of us who have been filled with God’s hope can share that hope with those around us…. Read more »

First Wednesday of Advent, Devotional by Dr. Harry Parker

Advent blessings to you! Christmas lights are starting to light up the darkness and warmth is beginning to return.  I pray this morning that hope is beginning to seep into your soul.  May you know the hope of God that promises, that no matter what you are a child of God, deeply loved, and so… Read more »

Preparation and Presence

I haven’t gotten enough menu selecting and Black Friday shopping planning done yet to even think past Thanksgiving, but I was reminded this weekend that Advent is only a week away. I’m not prepared to start preparing my heart, home, or to-do lists for Christmas! Students, faculty, and staff are already preparing for the whirwind… Read more »

Why Community

This week’s blog post is written by the wonderful Jennifer Bouquet! Jennifer is a senior movement science major and student leader for the TCU Wesley Foundation. We’re excited to share her words on what community means to her and the home she’s found with this particular community here at TCU!   In college we strive… Read more »

Hope and Prayer as a Community

Tonight our community’s thoughts and prayers join together as we gather for a candlelight vigil led by the Sigma Kappa sorority alumni and friends of Horned Frog alumna Nina Pham, who is currently struggling against the Ebola virus in Dallas. The Office of Religious & Spiritual Life and the entire TCU community add their heartfelt support,… Read more »

Ending Silence, Speaking Hope

Texas Christian University is a lot of things. This year, we are anything but silent. On Monday, September 29, the campus commons was filled with over 1000 backpacks, snagging attention to the normally pristine lawn. This was an exhibit to “Send Silence Packing”–there was one book bag for each of the 1,100 college students who… Read more »

In the Beginning, God

The following is an excerpt from our Frogs First Worship reflection, written by Rachel Rebagay and Emily Ische. Thank you, ladies, and all our TCU Worship Team for your work and gift of prayer and contemplation to help our campus community begin the new school year!   In the beginning, Mary, the Mother of Jesus,… Read more »

Breathe in the New

  A former history professor at TCU told me that even years after his retirement, seeing campus with its yellow brick buildings, bright tulip beds, and iconic frog statues and fountains during school breaks never felt right. A college campus was supposed to be swarming with students in and out of buildings, heading to class,… Read more »