LU Student Mission Statement

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Essay As I began to read the mission statement of Lincoln Christian University, I immediately began to visualize myself living out that mission through my faith and leadership values. Through my faith I would continue to allow the light that God has placed on the inside of me to be shown to many others in my daily living. The way I would show that as an LCU student is through God’s love. I have come to realized that one of the greatest things in knowing about God is his love, which is perfect in every way. In the word of God I often read about his love, one of my favorite scriptures is Galatians 2:20 “I have been crucified with Christ, it is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me, the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith…show more content…
Some of those values are; respect, service and integrity. Through respect, it is very important to have self-respect and respect for others regardless of differences; treating others with dignity, empathy and compassion has always been a part of my life’s mission. Service has also been a big part of my life, service is commitment that extends beyond one’s own self-interest, and learned to be a sense of personal humility for the sake of a greater cause. Lastly, in having integrity through moral courage, ethical strength and fulfilling the expectations that have been set before me; I can say in confidence that integrity too will help to fulfill the pursuit of the University’s…show more content…
As an example, I can remember at one point in my Christian walk when I felt like I lost my zeal for God and the need to worship God. I felt like the gifts that he put on the inside of me were all gone. That feeling was very consistent until one day I began to pray and ask God to give me the zeal to want to worship him again. Through many months of praying and many influential spiritual leaders in my life, I was able to gain the zeal that I once lost back again. During that time in my life it was not an easy journey, but I knew that if I wanted to see change in my Christian walk that I had to meet God half way. I also knew that I had to make the effort to pray and read the word of God more. Today, I continue to pray and seek spiritual guidance to work through those challenges and many other challenges that come my way daily as a
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