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The colors of autumn

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Tempo di lettura: 2 minuti I love autumn! I like it because, after the summer, it’s the time to get back to work at full speed. And working with GBU university students is a great job to have! I like it because finally there isn’t that suffocating heat anymore, but the days are still beautiful, and you can enjoy the […]

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Cross-current: the ascent of salmon

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Tempo di lettura: 4 minuti Salmon are peculiar fish. They are born in rivers, they spend their adult life in the sea and at a certain point, when the time comes to reproduce, they return to the river from which they came. They can recognize the river through which they reached the sea thanks to their sense of smell and […]

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Get to work… I am with you!

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Tempo di lettura: 4 minuti This year, despite the pandemic, we didn’t want to do without the precious weekend of FORMAZIONE GBU (Student Leaders’ Training) in which young students, willing to serve God at the university, gather to be spiritually charged and start, together, the new academic year. It’s a chance for spiritual growth and training both for “freshers” and […]

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The best is yet to come

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Tempo di lettura: 2 minuti This was my third time attending the Festa GBU. It’s always an opportunity for spiritual and personal growth, and also a chance to meet friends from all over Italy. When registrations began a few months ago, I didn’t hesitate to register, and I wasn’t the only one! Several students from our GBU group in Turin […]

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Is the Gospel quarantined?

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Tempo di lettura: 2 minuti How GBU faces the Coronavirus emergency Sharing Jesus from Student to Student. This is the GBU motto. The goal is to reach university students with the message of the Gospel, proclaimed and witnessed by students who believe in Jesus as their Lord and Saviour. At the beginning of the school year, students belonging to different […]

Instruments in His hands

Tempo di lettura: 5 minuti

Tempo di lettura: 5 minuti Stories of daily life: disciples to “make disciples” in the hand of a great God. April 2019 I was waiting for a new roommate in my Uni residence. You’re never really ready enough to welcome the newcomer, because you have no idea who it could be. I wanted to to be ready. In the face […]

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Europe needs to know Jesus!

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Tempo di lettura: 3 minuti GBU Italy students revived by the IFES Europe evangelism conference Priscilla was one of 1,700 students. She had come with her friends from GBU Italy to join students from 47 other countries. This was IFES Europe’s student evangelism conference, Presence, held at Easter 2017. Almost two years on, we asked her to reflect on the long-term impact of […]

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Slovenia Mission Trip

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Tempo di lettura: 2 minuti Every year in Slovenia, ZVEŠ the local GBU/IFES movement organises a festival in memory of Primož Trubar, a very important cultural figure for Slovenia. This is because after his conversion to the evangelical faith, actually during the Reformation years, he wrote the first books in the Slovene language. This year the Italian GBU sent a […]

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Complete Joy

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Tempo di lettura: 3 minuti The day of the GBU Student Gathering (“Festa GBU”) had arrived. The preparations to bring along the whole family and the expectations of having my husband and children enjoy the special atmosphere of the “Festa” with GBU groups from all over Italy fell through at the last minute. I found myself alone and having to […]