Allison Stewart

Allison Stewart

Allison Stewart is a senior Elementary Education major attending The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She enjoys crossword puzzles, blogging, Tweeting, and a good cup of café con leche. Allison has been attending The Summit Church in Durham, NC since she started attending UNC, but grew up in Concord Christian Church in Concord, NC, where she attended services with her family regularly. While at Concord Christian Church, she went on mission trips to Puerto Rico and Honduras, both of which were amazing experiences that helped shape her faith. Her on campus activities include extensive involvement with UNC Dance Marathon, a large non-profit organization that benefits the North Carolina Children's Hospital, as well as working as an office assistant in a community office on campus. She enjoys singing and playing guitar and participating in all things theatrical. Allison is zealous for God, an advocate of naps, a believer in public education, and an arts enthusiast.

Articles

The Rules of Religion and the Freedom of College

Many people think that religion is all about rules. Throughout the Bible there are rules that God sets for His people, with a popular example being the Ten Commandments. For some, there may be conflicts between the rules of religion and the freedom that college brings.read more

Living in Peace with People Who Don't Share Your Beliefs

There have been times in my life, especially in college, when I have been driven to near madness trying to explain my beliefs about religion. My trick is to rely on the Word of God to get through those moments.read more

Why You Should Go on a Mission Trip

When I was growing up, we would have missionaries come to our church every fall to talk about all of the things they were doing in whatever country they were in, how God was working in those places, and things of that nature. I always thought it was a cool concept, but I had no idea what God had in store for me as far as missions were concerned.read more

Why It's Important to Get Involved in Small Groups

The importance of Christian community while at a university that isn't religiously affiliated is inexplicably crucial. However, getting involved on campus, while important, is not the only way to stay grounded in your faith.read more

Christian Activities on Campus

Just because you're a Christian, it doesn't mean you're required to attend a Christian college.read more