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Columbia International University

Attended Urbana as a freshman and decided to be a missionary. Stout State University had a good Christian Union with a retreat with Rev. David Hubbard of Fuller Seminary be our speaker. We appreciated his ministry.

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“I became a Christian in 1970 through InterVarsity at a college in central Pennsylvania.”
—Tim Keller

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