An ongoing film project where members of our church family share their stories of college, faith and leadership. More than 150 students and alumni have been filmed since 2010.
"I get to lead a Connect Group now. It helps you think about people other than yourself and really think about their needs." -Nathan
"If I hadn’t taken my faith seriously in college, I’d probably still be living in an identity crisis." -Jon Allen
"In the Connect Group, I really got a chance to know God and who He is and how much He loves me." -Sarah
"Coming to ASU meant that I was able to kind of claim an identity of my own." -Jay Jay
"God is using me right here, right now not waiting for me to be perfect before He can use me" - Jenna
"I realized my mistakes and my sins don't define who I am and my past doesn't define who I am, but it's about what God says I am." -Yasmine
"I want to do relationships right because doing them wrong is no fun. I’ve learned that it’s not about me, it’s not about them, it’s about God." -Grant
"Going into college, I didn't really have motivations besides the fact I wanted to prove everyone wrong." -Chanise
"The fact that I'm sitting here in front of a camera, telling my story - I just feel like God had this planned out for me this entire time." -Evan
In Connect Groups throughout college, and even still as I’m working full time now, I’ve always been able to find two things: 1. A mentor 2. A peer who can say "I'm right there with you."
"Through my leadership position as a president of a club on campus, it just really helps when I’m just a servant to the other officers...Being the best leader you can be is by being a servant." -Andrew
Watch Jimmy's Story!
"Seeing kids my age getting up and worshipping was like, 'What am I thinking? Maybe there’s something to this.'" - Jimmy L.
Watch Fernanda's Story!
"I didn't share my faith before. I didn't know how to...now it's something that I love to do. I feel like He gave me love for people." -Fernanda E.
Watch Alyssa's Story!
"There was a lot of fear when I first decided to share my faith with others...I realized God was going to equip me to share, and I saw a huge boldness come over me." -Alyssa S.
Watch Chen's Story!
"I never cared about what other people have, but God changed me. God wanted me to care about other people." -Chen Z.
Watch Alexa's Story!
"I also started going to a Connect Group...I was slowly learning the Bible and I started hearing what God wanted for my life." - Alexa E.
Watch Matt's Story!
"There was nothing that I could do to get to Heaven on my own. I needed Jesus' sacrifice." -Matt A.
Watch Megan's Story!
"I was kind of empty inside. There was something missing...it wasn't until I started to know God then that was when I realized that's what that void was." -Megan W.
Watch Austin's Story!
"I thought I didn't have to do anything and I was good with God, but then I realized I actually had to change and repent for salvation." -Austin W.
Watch Rob's Story!
"The more you learn about our universe, the more you can get to know God and God's work in our universe." -Rob S.
Watch Zoe's Story!
"I went from feeling worthless to knowing that I had worth in Christ." -Zoe W.
Watch Joseph's Story!
"Taking that chance to be known by people was the best thing I've ever done." -Joseph B.
Watch Emily's Story!
"I learned what it actually means to trust God." -Emily S.
Watch Colin's Story!
"I realized that at this point I could choose to walk away from my faith and be resentful towards God, or I could choose to trust Him." - Colin P.
Watch Shelby's Story!
"God fills the emptiness that you have in your heart and nothing else can." -Shelby K.
Watch Michael's Story!
"I decided to go all in for God." -Michael D.
Watch Baylee's Story!
"I don't have to be perfect anymore because I have a perfect Savior now." - Baylee S.
Watch Austin's Story!
"Doubt your doubts about God, because He is undeniably real." - Austin E.
Watch Tashon's Story!
"I realized the fear of leading keeps you from living out the life God intended you to. I had to have full-on faith that God would take care of every part of that fear." -Tashon S.
Watch Rob's Story!
"When you give your life to God, it's definitely not over." - Rob S.