Recently at Alumni Connect

Peer Group vs. Mentor Relationship

As alumni move to new locations, and get settled in their jobs, they do need a way to fellowship with their peers and make connections. Singles ministries are a valuable resource, but they meet a very different need than Alumni Connect. How is a mentor different?...

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Alumni Interview: Andrew

Why Alumni Connect? “I had such a positive experience with discipleship with the Navigators [during college],” Andrew began describing his reasons for choosing Alumni Connect. “I wanted to continue to have someone spiritually pouring into me in my new phase of life. I...

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Pre-Graduation Alumni Connect Process

“Why can’t you just get a list of alumni, and connect them after graduation?” This question has been asked in many forms. The answer is always the same. It doesn’t work! If our first contact is after alumni graduate, the relationship never gets off the ground. We have...

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God’s clear direction for alumni

“Is God still real? Is he still present, and will He continue to work on my behalf?” The questions may not get asked out loud, but many alumni, as they leave behind school and face the demands of a 9-to-5 job, wrestle with these questions. Joseph landed in a foreign...

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How to pray for recent graduates

With school and summer ended, alumni are preparing to enter a time of transition with major changes on the horizon. Many alumni will be... Starting a new job. Moving to a new city. Applying what they’ve learned in real world application. Going from seeing their...

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No Sacred vs. Secular Work

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden...In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works, and give glory to your Father in heaven.” -Matthew 5:14, 16 This summer, we’ve watched as alumni have...

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Alumni Connect expanding to three new cities

So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth. -1 Corinthians 3:7 We shared last year how we were seeing fruit from meeting with local, regional and national leaders for campus ministries. We’ve built trust and shared our...

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How does Alumni Connect even work?

You’ve heard us talk about why alumni need the input and counsel of a good mentor/discipler. You’ve listened as we’ve shared the value a mentor brings, and why they are so important to graduates as they transition from college to a full time job. But how does this...

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God uses alumni in a secular workplace

“...but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect…” -1 Peter 3:15 Christ bearers. Salt and light. Ambassadors....

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This is going to be good

For every house is built by someone, but the builder of all things is God. Hebrews  3:4 Four years of college behind them. At least 16 years of school finally done. Alumni are leaving the known world of teachers, grades, class schedules and all nighters. Friends and...

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