I came to “Watermelon Night” at the Chi Alpha house with a girl on my hall the first night I moved into my dorm. I could count the number of people I knew at Virginia Tech on one hand at this point so I figured this would be a good way to meet some new people. My expectations had been far too low. After meeting some of the most welcoming individuals I had ever encountered I decided to come to a Bible study the next week and God quickly began using Chi Alpha as a tool to change my entire life. Week after week I learned, built relationships, worshiped, asked questions, and felt myself being transformed. It is an indescribable feeling; I have never before felt so joyful and content about anything. My first year at Virginia Tech was the best year I have ever had because of this group and all that God is doing through them. I have an incredible group of friends and I am so thankful that in only a year we have gotten so close, but even more importantly than that, I am so thankful for the closeness I now experience with my God and my King.
July 27 2012