Argentina Missions Team Provides Music, Ministry

Argentina Missions Team Provides Music, Ministry

Click here to download photos from Team Argentina 2012 Maranatha’s Global Encounters program was able to send 18 students, faculty, and staff members to Argentina this summer to minister with missionaries Ron and Christine Self in Buenos Aires. “It was an amazing trip,” graduate student Carl Conrad said of the team’s three-week stay. Graduate student [Continue Reading...]

Ireland Team Aids Missionaries

Ireland Team Aids Missionaries

Click here to download photos from Team Ireland 2012 Londonderry, Ireland, once the home of radical political reformers, was visited by a much different group of reformers in August—Maranatha’s Global Encounters team. The eight-member team spent the first 1 1/2 weeks of the three-week trip with missionary Travis Snode in Northern Ireland. The students provided [Continue Reading...]

Students Find Open Arms in Ukraine

Students Find Open Arms in Ukraine

Click here to see more photos of the Global Encounters team’s trip to Ukraine Some of the Bible’s most powerful messages can leap any language barrier. “The love of Christ needed no translator,” Amber Campbell (’12) said after Maranatha’s Global Encounters team returned from its three-week trip to Ukraine. “God taught me a huge lesson [Continue Reading...]

Spring/Summer 2012 Print Edition

Spring/Summer 2012 Print Edition

Leaf through the Spring/Summer 2012 edition of the Maranatha Advantage by clicking expand below. Zoom in at any time by clicking once inside the context of any page. You may also download this edition in PDF format. [issuu width=590 height=400 showHtmlLink=false backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120621191516-769cbc5aea9a42bbbdeffa9af8520817 name=spring-2012-maranatha-advantage username=maranathaedu tag=advantage unit=px v=2] Articles from previous print editions can be [Continue Reading...]

Making an Impact for Christ: Football Missions Trips

Making an Impact for Christ: Football Missions Trips

Hitting someone with enough momentum to knock them into next week may not sound like a traditional method for spreading the gospel, but it has worked for Nate Spate and dozens of other Maranatha football players. Spate (’98) was among a group of student-athletes who went to France in 1995 to assist missionaries while also [Continue Reading...]

Ministry is Global: 2012 Missions Trips

Ministry is Global: 2012 Missions Trips

Most students who take part in Maranatha’s Global Encounters missions trip program return with unique stories to tell. Timothy McKinney’s was just a little more unique than others. “I helped deliver a baby,” said McKinney, a senior Nursing major and part of a seven-person medical missions team that traveled to central Africa in March to [Continue Reading...]

Construction Ministry Volunteers Replace Melford Roof

Construction Ministry Volunteers Replace Melford Roof

The atmosphere in Melford Hall seemed dramatically different from June 9-16. It may have been the sound of tool belts jangling. Perhaps it was the smell of aftershave or the echoes of animated discussions about NASCAR and golf. The women’s dormitory was certainly a different place—and, thanks to a crew of nine volunteers from Independent [Continue Reading...]

Biblical Languages Major Added

Biblical Languages Major Added

Bible Department Chair Brian Trainer has a particular type of student in mind for the department’s new major. “A really, really smart one,” Trainer said. Really, really smart students will be able to major in Biblical Languages beginning in the fall of 2012. The program combines 31 hours of language classes—Greek and Hebrew grammar, linguistics, [Continue Reading...]

Israel, Maranatha Focus on Historic Football Game

Israel, Maranatha Focus on Historic Football Game

Maranatha is taking advantage of a unique double opportunity this month—one that will give its students vivid educational, cultural, and spiritual lessons while helping to promote the worldwide popularity of American football. A group of 27 Maranatha football players and coaches has been in Israel since May 6, preparing for a May 17 game against [Continue Reading...]