Student Spotlight – Rebecca Probst

The College of Theology at GCU is embracing its commitment to helping students share the truth of God throughout their education; this is reflected by a student named Becky (Rebecca) Probst. Recently, we were able to catch up with Becky and ask some questions about her life, her time as a GCU student, and herContinue reading “Student Spotlight – Rebecca Probst”

Dig Deeper – An Exclusive Interview With the Deans

The College of Theology seeks to encourage spiritual development amongst our students and modern scholars. The concept of “Anchors Away” was developed with a recognition towards the concept of pursuing God’s purpose despite the difficult circumstances that one might face. An interview conducted with Dr. Jason Hiles (Dean – College of Theology), Dr. Peter AndersonContinue reading “Dig Deeper – An Exclusive Interview With the Deans”

Faculty Spotlight – Brett Berger

Alongside his work as the Director of the Barnabas Pastoral Program, Brett Berger is an instructor for the College of Theology and a Department Chair for the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry program at Grand Canyon University. For the release of our Fall newsletter (2022), we had the opportunity to discuss his work overContinue reading “Faculty Spotlight – Brett Berger”

Canyon Worship Live – Exclusive Interview With Trina Beecher

The College of Theology seeks to encourage spiritual development amongst our students and modern scholars. In doing so, students are enabled to pursue and provide a strong illustration of God’s purpose for others. For quite some time, the Canyon Worship Live experience has provided this opportunity. An interview conducted with one of the participants, TrinaContinue reading “Canyon Worship Live – Exclusive Interview With Trina Beecher”

Alumni Spotlight – Casey Thorpe

As the Director of Athletics at Paradise Valley Christian Prep (Phoenix, AZ), Casey Thorpe is leading an initiative to build a firm foundation of Christlike values that will captivate the hearts of student athletes. We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Casey and ask a few questions for our newsletter. See his responsesContinue reading “Alumni Spotlight – Casey Thorpe”

Theology Thursday: Substitution

By Justin McLendon, PhDCollege of Theology March 12, 2020 “And Abraham went and took the ram and offered it up as a burnt offering instead of his son” (Genesis 22:13). These vivid words arrest our attention as we sit on the edge of our seats and think through what is happening between this father, AbrahamContinue reading “Theology Thursday: Substitution”

Spiritual Growth Challenge: Prioritizing Meaningful Relationships

By Shelly Hogan, D. MinCollege of Theology July 18, 2019 From the start of the human race it has been evident that authentic and meaningful relationships are essential. In fact, one of the first recorded words from God on the subject, “It is not good that the man should be alone” (Genesis 2:18), remind usContinue reading “Spiritual Growth Challenge: Prioritizing Meaningful Relationships”

Spiritual Growth Challenge: Seeking and Becoming a Mentor

By Andrew Mooney, ABDCollege of Theology June 27, 2019 This author’s philosophy of seeking and becoming a mentor derives from three basic modalities: First, intentionally embracing all people, no matter what race, status or faith background. Second, offering encouragement, in some way, to everyone that crosses the one’s path. Finally, equipping individuals with the toolsContinue reading “Spiritual Growth Challenge: Seeking and Becoming a Mentor”

Spiritual Growth Challenge: Spiritual Warfare

By Mark Kreitzer, PhDCollege of Theology June 20, 2019 Spiritual formation can be described as growth from spiritual infancy to mentorship. The Apostle John sets out three stages of spiritual growth in 1 John 2. He indicates that a person enters the first stage of growth when he or she becomes a baby Christian byContinue reading “Spiritual Growth Challenge: Spiritual Warfare”