Life at Nyack

God’s Impartial Love: Living in Diversity

Here “I have experienced different cultures, worship styles, theologies, & religious views. At times this has challenged me, but more often it has enlightened me. “

Impartial love of godWhat God has called clean, you must not call profane.

The tenth chapter of the Book of Acts begins with an angel of God coming to Cornelius, a gentile. Cornelius and his entire household feared God and did good deeds such as giving to the poor and praying fervently. The angel came to Cornelius unexpectedly and said, “Your prayers and your alms have ascended as a memorial before God,” and he gave…

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A Day in NYC! (How to Get There and What to Do)

A Day in NYC! (How to Get There and What to Do)

Having been at Nyack for two years, I’ve traveled into the city several times. I’ve taken several modes of transportation in, and explored different parts of the city itself (needless to say, some trips have been more fun than others). But, nonetheless, here’s some of the things I’ve learned!city12

My favorite way to get to the city is driving. If you go during a low traffic time, you can take the…

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The First Steps Back to College After 20 Years

She was angry, jobless, and 20+ years out of high school. But she took action, turning “to do” into “done”!

-A personal essay by Pamela Simpson.

Sometimes taking that first step is the hardest thing to do. Letting go of the fear of falling or failing, keeps too many of us from trying, and ultimately, from succeeding. This is very common among adults considering returning to school. But sometimes we face our fears, be it by force or simply our own choice, and like a baby…we learn to walk….we succeed.

Pamela (2nd from left) with Cohort 543 who will complete their degrees in August!

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In this class— more so than any other Bible or church group— she found true community…

There are many great classes at Nyack College, but there are a few that stand out as the most talked-about and legendary classes among students.

In this class— more so than any other Bible or church group— she found true community…

There are many great classes at Nyack College, but there are a few that stand out as the most talked-about and legendary classes among students.

Cheer on Cohort 543! They are finishing their degrees + graduating in August. #nyackcollege

Cheer on Cohort 543! They are finishing their degrees + graduating in August. #nyackcollege

Music: One of my Favorite Ways to Worship

"God uses it to speak to people in powerful ways."

MusicI believe that worship encompasses many more things than music. Any activity that is done in obedience to or reverence for God is worship. However, music is an important and meaningful form of worship, and God uses it to speak to people in powerful ways. As a guitarist and a worship leader, music speaks to me particularly powerfully. I love to sing songs of praise to God, and I love it when the…

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At the Metro Youth Retreat @ Lake Champion, NY: speaker Marvin Nelson and #nyackcollege worship team!

At the Metro Youth Retreat @ Lake Champion, NY: speaker Marvin Nelson and #nyackcollege worship team!

Celebrating Nyack College’s Student Journal: The Fine Print

Congratulations to the winning artists, writers & poets from our three campuses!

On Monday, April 6th, a select group of students and faculty gathered in Shumman’s Presidents Hall for The Fine Print Gala.
The Fine Print is a journal that Nyack College publishes every year, featuring the short stories, poetry, and photography of faculty and students of all three Nyack College campuses. Invited by a friend who was featured in The Fine Print, I was able to attend the gala which…

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Food & fashion at the Alliance Theological Seminary yesterday. Celebrating International Fellowship Day #nyack #nyackcollege #seminary

Food & fashion at the Alliance Theological Seminary yesterday. Celebrating International Fellowship Day #nyack #nyackcollege #seminary

Serving Others Like Jesus

Serving Others Like Jesus

This past weekend I was able to embark on another adventure for the Nyack admissions team. I was serving along with our group of ten students to help at Lake Champion. Lake Champion is a camp an hour and a half upstate in New York. We worked all weekend as assistant cooks in the Kitchen to help feed 500 plus youth attending to retreat. Our team served hard and laughed even harder. It was a…

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