Communication Team

On holiness & “hot takes”

On holiness & “hot takes”

 Learn more About Voices Blogs  “Exorbitantly excessive.” That’s the line that caught my eye as I reviewed a recent bit of feedback from my academic editor. The words pertained to one of my bad habits as a writer (apparently, I have a couple): my too-frequent use of...
Reflections from a Wesleyan pastor in Christchurch, New Zealand

Reflections from a Wesleyan pastor in Christchurch, New Zealand

 Learn more About Voices Blogs  So many thoughts and emotions have flooded my mind and heart since the March 15 attacks. It is difficult to put such things into words, but try I will. Not because every thought or feeling needs to be given voice, but because some do....
Mowing leads to multiplication

Mowing leads to multiplication

Several months ago, Edinburgh Wesleyan Church in Edinburgh, Indiana, ran out of people and resources, and it was forced to close. Since Flintwood Wesleyan Church (FWC) is only about 15 to 20 minutes from Edinburgh, I asked Rev. Wes Jones, pastor of FWC, if he thought...
NZ Wesleyans respond to tragedy

NZ Wesleyans respond to tragedy

On Friday, March 15th, a terrorist attack at Al Noor and Lynwood Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand left over 40 dead and additional injured. As the country grieves, our Wesleyan family of the Wesleyan Methodist Church of New Zealand thank you for your prayers as...
SWU adds Co-Vo program

SWU adds Co-Vo program

The Division of Religion at Southern Wesleyan University recognizes a growing need for multi-skilled pastors in ministry and ministry-minded individuals in the workforce. According to a recent Barna survey, 55 percent of U.S. pastors had another career before going...
Rebooting values

Rebooting values

 Learn more About Voices Blogs  People sometimes complain about a lack of original ideas in entertainment. Many movies are sequels or unnecessary remakes. However, when I find my own generation’s television shows being rebooted, and done well, I do a bit of...
Top 10 Social Media posts of 2018

Top 10 Social Media posts of 2018

Each year, passing fads (team Laurel 4 life!!!!) and lasting culture shapers (see the incredible stories and continued impact of the #MeToo movement) go scrolling by as our social news feeds are opened. Some make us laugh, some inspire us and some move us.Reflecting...
For you, I give thanks.

For you, I give thanks.

Download this video: https://resources.wesleyan.org/thanksgiving18 Join the Mission House Army of Love: https://wesleyan.life/mission-house Find your place in the messy, beautiful MOSAIC: https://wesleyan.life/mosaic Become a storyteller:...
We #EmpowerHer

We #EmpowerHer

Thursday, March 8th, The Wesleyan Church will partner with World Hope International to celebrate International Women’s Day. We want you to join us by sharing how you empower the women and girls in your life. World Hope International has provided a toolkit to...
Remembered: February 1, 2018

Remembered: February 1, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received January 3-31. Rev. Nathan Beals (37) died January 24. He served as a pastor in Michigan. Rev. David Crail (90) died November 24. He served Wesleyan churches in...
Resource Center’s vision becomes reality

Resource Center’s vision becomes reality

Late this summer, The Wesleyan Church announced the launch of its new Resource Center–created to serve the local church. The vision of the Resource Center is to create a platform to provide local churches the ability to equip each other. Resource Center now hosts over...