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Kentucky Wildcats forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) gestures at guard Kareem Watkins (25) during introductions before the Kentucky vs. Auburn mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 86-54. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

‘If you have faith, you have everything.’ Oscar Tshiebwe finds God on and off the basketball court

Samantha Money, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2023

Going from growing up in a hometown over 7,000 miles away to finding a home in Kentucky basketball, Oscar Tshiebwe traveled to America with very little English but a lot of faith in God. Discovered...

Renderings show the expected outcomes for the Christian Student Fellowship building at the corner of Woodland and Columbia Avenue.

Construction on Christian Student Fellowship building to be completed by fall 2023

Casey Sebastiano, Reporter February 28, 2023

Construction of the new $10.5 million Christian Student Fellowship (CSF) building located on Woodland Avenue is set to be finished by mid-fall 2023.  The old CSF building, located on the same lot,...

Kentucky quarterback Will Levis (7) looks for an open receiver during an open practice in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Clubb)

Faith, family, football (and fruit, of course): The story of Will Levis

Jack Weaver January 27, 2022

Will Levis knows what it’s like to be a “normal student.”Last semester, Levis spent his weekends at Kroger Field, where he led the Wildcats in a successful 10-3 season. But just a semester before...

Nathan Roszman sits outside Pence Hall on UK’s campus on Sept. 4, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Sydney Momeyer | Staff

The man who holds signs on campus wants to talk to you

September 25, 2018

College is a great place to discover new things and start compelling conversations.This was one dedicated man’s reasoning for sitting on UK’s campus almost every day, homemade sign in hand with free,...

UK students interact with Zachary Humphrey, a preacher from Public Proclaimer Ministries, outside Whitehall on UKs campus on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Campus preacher returns to UK, drawing reactions from students

Sydney Momeyer September 18, 2018

Once again, the Whitehall Classroom Building courtyard becomes the grounds for religious protest.On Tuesday, campus preacher Zachary Humphrey returned to UK to share his organization’s views on Christianity....

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Obama called out Trump, and we needed to hear his message

September 10, 2018

Last Friday, former U.S. President Barack Obama broke his silence about President Donald Trump and the Republican Party at a University of Illinois speech and his message was one we all need to heed.Until...

Recent Supreme Court decision sets a negative tone toward LGBTQ community

Hannah Woolsey June 7, 2018

Can a business argue religious reasons to prevent serving the LGBTQ community? According to a Supreme Court decision on Monday, the precedent was made possible.On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled on Masterpiece...

After nine hours of the 72-hour Bible reading marathon, members of United Christian Fellowship had read nine books of the Old Testament. The marathon lasts from Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. to Sept. 28 at 8 p.m., in front of Bowmans Den.

UCF members share the Bible with others on campus

Sarah Ladd September 27, 2017

UK United Christian Fellowship students are reading the entire Bible aloud on campus for the tenth year.The Bible Reading Marathon is an annual event hosted by UCF, a 40-year-old campus ministry. The organization...


Q&A with Ravi Zacharias

Marjorie Kirk February 26, 2016

The Kentucky Kernel spoke with Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias, who recently spoke at UK. Your ministries have spanned continents and you have contributed to the geopolitical discussion among politicians...

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