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Biblical, Religious and Philosophical Studies


Accountability. Spiritual growth. Encouragement. Authentic and honest relationships. Consistency. Support. In colleges all over the country, thousands of Christian students become members of a small group for reasons such as these. They seek a place of belonging within a group of people who will genuinely care about them and spur them on toward spiritual growth. Christian colleges often provide small group ministries for their students, and secular colleges typically host ministry programs such as Campus Crusade for Christ, Navigators, or Intervarsity, all of which offer small group opportunities to the students.