He has published numerous articles in Boundless, an online magazine for young adult Christians, and he is the author of .
Alex has an MS and Ph D in engineering from University of California–Berkeley.
Don’t make the mistake of throwing away your faith in college.
College is a crucial time to prepare for the life God wants you to enjoy as a young adult – an independent, productive life focused on fulfilling His purposes for you.
Yet many college students today move back home with their parents after graduating, with debt to pay off from college costs but no job lined up, and confusion about God’s calling for them. If you avoid common mistakes students make while in college, you can do much more than just survive the experience.
Eighteen percent of mainline Protestants also reported leaving their houses of worship."This represents an enormous amount of churn in the religious economy," professors Paul A. To find out if they attended a 'political church,' we asked respondents if their clergy addressed any of eight political topics.
We also asked, more generally, if seeing evidence of politics reminded them of how divisive politics has become," the professors continued.
Purposefully seek out friends who have a similar worldview to yours, challenge you to keep growing closer to Christ, and are responsible, loyal, loving, truthful, encouraging, self-sacrificing, and respectful.
When relating to other students and faculty members who don’t share your faith, be a good Christian witness by demonstrating love and respect, as well as academic excellence and integrity. Don’t make the mistake of ignoring or idolizing the opposite sex. Instead, only date the kind of people that you’d consider marrying.
On 0-to-100 scale, Trump's average level of support from respondents was just 48, while the perceived support for Trump from clergymen was only two points higher at 50.
The professors found that the two groups that were the most likely to leave their churches were Trump supporters who felt their clergy didn't support him and those who opposed Trump and believed their church leaders strongly supported the billionaire real estate mogul.
But rather than focusing on searching for the right person to marry, focus on becoming the right person yourself so you can attract the right kind of spouse.