For Jimmy Needham, making music isn’t about entertainment. From his first album, Speak, to his most recent release, Clear the Stage, Needham’s music reflects his passion to share Christ’s love with people.
For singer and songwriter Shaun Groves, his desire to see children in poverty receive an eduction and opportunity equals his love for music. On Friday, August 31, the Texas native will use his musical talents at Union College to bring awareness to the plight of many hungry children around the world.
Noted Christian author and speaker Dr. Tony Campolo will speak at Union College on Friday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m.
Shawn McDonald has built a career out of writing songs focused on his personal journey with God. On February 17, he will bring his contemporary Christian style to Union College with a concert at College View Church at 7:30 p.m.
McDonald grew up in Eugene, Ore., where much of his youth was marred with rebellion and drug addiction. At age 20, when his life began to fall apart, he cried out to God and slowly began to turn his life around.
Lauren Kelley, now a first-year student in Union College’s physician assistant studies program, took a long look at the list of unusual ice cream flavors. As a student missionary for the Ambassador’s Medical Outreach and Relief (AMOR) Projects in Peru, a day off was the perfect chance to learn more about the local life.
“I heard someone behind me trying to get my attention,” Kelley said. “I turned, and to this day I can still see his face.”