Missionary couple looks back on lessons learned

There were two small bedrooms that the owner of the ferreteria* let them rent. One room had a window; the other one didn’t. The air smelled a little fishy. The bathroom was outside. The rats were inside, and so were they. Yet, they knew that they were in the right place. They couldn’t find anywhere […]

Husband and wife team reaching Buddhists in Thailand

Imagine a place where there is no suffering, and the endless cycle of death and rebirth is completed. The eightfold path, referred to as the “middle way,” is said to be the key to arriving. Arriving where? Nirvana, the goal, the prize, the purpose of a Buddhist’s life. Buddhists are assured that if they gain […]

‘The Ends of the Earth’ in One City

Dinner time has arrived, smoke from outdoor grills fills the air, generators are running because of the routine power circulation, and Rooibos tea is brewing. People from Zambia, Chile, Brazil, Scotland, Mexico, Uganda, Angola, Somalia, Morocco, and the United States get off work and head home. Behind concrete walls, with electric fencing and security systems, […]

Triumph in Tigerville: Sweep punches NGU’s return ticket to Cary

The North Greenville Crusaders are heading back to Cary, N.C., where they won their first-ever NCAA Division II national title last year, looking for a repeat. After eliminating Belmont Abbey on May 26, North Greenville’s players ran together, throwing their hands up and leaping into a dog pile. A sign on the scoreboard behind them […]

Division II Southeast Regionals in review: ‘Crusaders never out of it’

“This is a new team, and we’re going to write a new story,” said Coach Landon Powell, head coach of North Greenville University’s baseball team. The Crusaders have built a reputation for being winners during their 2022 NCAA DII National Championship run. But that was last year’s team, and there are players in the dugout […]

After a National Championship, Will NGU Baseball Repeat?

Friday night, June 10, 2022, an NCAA Division II national championship trophy was held high in the air as the North Greenville University Crusaders celebrated their first-ever national title. The team woke up the next morning as champions. Yet will they remain champions in the 2023 baseball season? This season the North Greenville baseball team […]