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College isn’t just a time to sit in a classroom and soak up knowledge. It’s also a chance to change the world.

Nichole Morris used to live in a bubble. She was content with life on campus at Grace College–her classes, her friends, her stuff. She didn’t know any of the people who lived in the small Indiana town near campus, and they didn’t know her.

She sought God inside the bubble. She prayed, she studied, and she strategized about how to do his will. It became clear that sharing her joy and faith with people beyond campus was important, so she took part in several campus ministries, from service groups that traveled hours away to run-down inner-city neighborhoods to clown teams that performed at local churches. But during her sophomore year at Grace, Nichole Morris made a significant discovery–there were people who needed help, needed God, right there in Warsaw, Indiana.

“We had no interaction with the non-Christians where we lived,” Nichole says. “I felt burdened that we needed to do something practical, uncomplicated, but something that would get us in contact with people in town.”

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