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I want to live an extraordinary life, but…

I’ll let you into a secret. I want to live an extraordinary life. I dream of living a life that counts for something. I dream of being the sort of person who really loves people rather than just wants them to like me. I dream of not getting consumed by the self-centred, materialistic, distracted, spirit-sapping life I see all around me.

But there’s a problem…

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Winning at life on campus

How do you tell students who have just rocked up to university about Jesus? Over the years, Agapé Students teams up and down the country have been coming up with great ideas to help Freshers discover Jesus even in their first few weeks on campus…



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Finding the very real God

I’d always been an idealist, believing that there was something eminently worthwhile pursuing in life. I had no idea what ‘it’ was but could see I would be continuously frustrated if I didn’t live up to its standard.

I’d been to church in my early childhood, so I knew some biblical stories and I wasn’t afraid of the concept of Christianity, but…

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Five top tips to live well at uni

Going to university is honestly one of the weirdest times of your life. I had the added stress of studying in two places and so definitely have experience with dealing with the madness.

My first year hit me hard…


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The uneasy evangelist making evangelism easy

I’m American, but my desire to engage with strangers is decidedly British – I don’t want to talk to new people, and making eye contact on the underground is a definite a no-no. And now I work in a rôle where a large portion of my job is going up to people and talking about Jesus. Suffice to say, evangelism doesn’t come easily to me. Nonetheless, I’ve learned quite a few things…

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What do I need to know to share my faith?

Have you ever wanted to share the hope you have found in Jesus with a friend, but held back for fear you don’t know enough?

I have, many times. I graduated from one of the top universities in the world a few years ago and still vividly remember how daunting it felt to mention ‘faith’ or ‘Jesus’ in conversation. Never in my life have I been surrounded by…

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