In the 90’s, the Nebraska Cornhuskers dominated the college football landscape. This was never more true than the 1995 season, in which they were the focal point for all things good and bad with college football. Arguably the best team in college football history, they are also known for Lawrence Phillips.
Early in the 1995 season, Phillips was establishing himself as the best college football player in the country. After his best collegiate performance, a game at Michigan State, he assaulted his ex-girlfriend, Kate McEwen.
The details of the assault were disgusting. Phillips scaled the outside of the apartment complex to get into the apartment she was. (The apartment was that of teammate Scott Frost, future starting quarterback for the Huskers.) Phillips dragged McEwen by the hair down three flights of stairs, and also slammed her head into a wall. (more…)
This Saturday, we are blessed to have Derek and Kathy Redmond Brown sharing at Gathering: Game Changer. Derek is a former running back for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, and Kathy (his wife) is a graduate of the school. When Kathy was a student at Nebraska, she was raped by one of Derek’s teammates. Kathy and Derek will be sharing their stories of forgiveness and reconciliation.
For more on Derek and Kathy, click here to read this New York Times piece about them.
Gathering: Game Changer will be this Saturday, in the Student Center, starting at 7 PM. It will also be live streamed to the Online Campus.
In this God of Second Chances clip, Lead Pastor Mark shares the importance of stopping the cycle of violence. He also gives an example of Martin Luther King, Jr and his response to a violent act toward his family.
Watch God of Second Chances services live at the Online Campus. Sundays at 9 & 10:45 AM CST, and Wednesdays at 6:30 PM CST.
In this God of Second Chances clip, Lead Pastor Mark shares the process of how Jesus invites to be “all in” with him and his work.
Yesterday, at the Old Mill and Online Campus, we were blessed to hear from Pastor Daouda. Pastor Daouda lives and works in the nation of Mali, and through Double Your Impact we’ve been able to support and bless him.