We’re Chi Alpha. We’re a network of Christian ministries that look a little bit different on every campus – but here’s what you’re always sure to find: college-age men and women who are at once wrestling to become who they are (through school or work or life experience), and to connect with God. You’ll probably find people who are in all kinds of stages of both pursuits: self discovery, and God-discovery.
In the Bible, the apostle Paul write in 2 Corinthians 5:20:
“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God.”
Our campus ministry finds its identity in this passage. We believe that God longs to have each and every person be reconciled to Himself, and that the way the re-connection happens is through the representation of his people. Each of us who takes on the identity of “Christian” becomes Christ’s ambassator – or christie apostoloi in Greek, which we shorten to the first letters “Chi” and “Alpha” or XA. Our name is our constant reminder that each of us has a real part to play in this world. We each can carry Him within us to bring Him closer to the people around us.
A Nation-Wide Movement
Chi Alpha is a national student ministry on hundreds on universities in the US. Visit the Chi Alpha National Website to learn more.