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March 16th, 2016

A New Setting: Advice from a First-Generation College Student

Recently, I sat down with Cody Penland, a history major at Montreat College, to talk about what it means to be a first-generation college student. […]

February 25th, 2016

Social Justice: Proclaiming God’s Liberation through Relationships

Montreat College recently held its annual Call to Action Week, and one of the speakers was Rev. Dr. Mae Cannon. Cannon, a brilliant social justice […]

February 25th, 2016

Trust in Trying Times: The Courage of Daniel Bennett

In a recent Montreat College convocation, President Maurer spoke of The Martian, a fictional tale that demonstrates the magnificence of human endeavor in demanding situations. […]

February 1st, 2016

Striving for Excellence: A College Student’s Calling

Before leaving for college, I received several pieces of advice from family and friends concerning how to make the most of my college experience. Some […]

November 16th, 2015

My Journey to Montreat

Growing up, I felt a constant desire to take care of those around me. Oftentimes, this meant assisting my younger brother with anything and everything, […]

November 16th, 2015

An Educational Opportunity: Montreat Students Intern with the BGEA

On October 16, Montreat College hosted Bell Graham day, which honored the legacies of Billy Graham and L Nelson Bell and welcomed various members of […]

November 16th, 2015

Heeding the Summons: Montreat Hosts Bell Graham Day

“We don’t create our lives; we are summoned by life.” –Leighton Ford No matter where we are—the marketplace, the fields, college—God summons each of us […]

October 13th, 2015

Legacies: A Rainy Return to Montreat

“Rain is just a detail. God is sovereign,” Montreat College president Paul Maurer said at the dedication ceremony for the newly renovated McAlister Fitness Center. […]

October 6th, 2015

A Grown-Up Faith in a Distracted Culture

Montreat College recently held its annual Spiritual Emphasis Week, a time of spiritual formation that brings in a guest speaker to address a spiritual, biblical, […]

September 22nd, 2015

The Unfulfilled Dream

On August 21-23, the Montreat Conference Center hosted a historic conference titled “Dr. King’s Unfinished Agenda.” The “teach-in” commemorated the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther […]