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Fifteen Kingdom Force disciples

Fifteen Kingdom Force disciples

A baptism service held at Hillside Wesleyan Church (HWC) in Clyde, Michigan, provided the opportunity for stories of life transformation to be told. Fifteen people were baptized at on October 6, 2019, including several family groups: a mother and son; a father, mother...
A dream not deferred

A dream not deferred

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., felt like a member of my family, though I never met him face to face. I met him through the testimonies and teachings of my middle school teacher, Ms. Clara Luper. Clara Luper taught Oklahoma history, among other things, at Dunjee School,...
Wyoming church launches “Ignition”

Wyoming church launches “Ignition”

Sheridan Wesleyan Church (SWC) in Sheridan, Wyoming, is not a particularly large church nor is it a particularly small church. In comparison with some of the larger churches in the Northwest District and The Wesleyan Church as a whole, however, it is rather...
Wesleyans in the news: December 26

Wesleyans in the news: December 26

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. Michigan church encouraging the hopeless Community Wesleyan Church in Elkton,...
Remembered: December 26

Remembered: December 26

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through December 12 – December 25. Rev. Albert Fletcher (94) died December 10. He pastored in Iowa and Nebraska. Rev. Chad Lowe (40) died...
A mutually beneficial relationship

A mutually beneficial relationship

Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University and The Wesleyan Church are seeing shared fruits from the first 10 years of having a dedicated TWC seminary. Association of Theological Schools (ATS) data shows that from 1997 to 2009 — the year Wesley Seminary launched —...
Praises after the storm: Mozambique update

Praises after the storm: Mozambique update

Wesleyans in Mozambique are still recovering months after Cyclones Idai and Kenneth hit the country in March and April 2019, respectively. A total of 20 churches and communities in Mozambique were affected by the cyclones. Beira and surrounding areas continue to...
A mother church’s importance in planting

A mother church’s importance in planting

“Well, this has been harder than I thought.” Some people call it church planting, while many pastors and leaders affectionately dub this the “whirlwind.” It’s the wild journey pastors go through on the way to fulfilling that beautiful dream God has sowed deep inside...
Wesleyans in the news: December 12

Wesleyans in the news: December 12

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. Indiana church receives “2019 Best of Greenfield Award” According to the...
Remembered: December 12, 2019

Remembered: December 12, 2019

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through November 28 – December 11. Rev. Charles L. Boston (92) died October 11. He pastored in Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Rev. Larry Meeks...
Thriving as a teen in a tough world

Thriving as a teen in a tough world

 Learn more About Voices Blogs  It’s Wednesday evening at Providence Wesleyan Church (PWC). Three teens sit on the coffee counter while others sporadically arrive. Cheyenne, the youth pastor, greets a new student and they quickly bond over their love of books....
Leader and teens plan to attend first Follow

Leader and teens plan to attend first Follow

Members of Sarah Rodriguez’s youth group are set to attend their first Follow Youth Conference this December in Cincinnati, Ohio, and they couldn’t be more excited. At present, eight of the 15 youth group teens are scheduled to attend. This will also be the first...
Greater Impact: one congregation, two campuses

Greater Impact: one congregation, two campuses

Nestled near the Choptank River in rural Caroline County, Maryland, are two Wesleyan churches that saw the benefit of coming together for greater impact for God’s kingdom. Goldsboro Bethel Wesleyan, located in Goldsboro and led by Rev. Doug Morley for 22 years, was...
Wesleyan Publishing House turnaround celebrated

Wesleyan Publishing House turnaround celebrated

The turnaround of Wesleyan Publishing House (WPH) from operating at a deficit in the previous quadrennium to ending Fiscal Year 2019 with a surplus was celebrated by the General Board during its November meeting. The positive financial margin positions WPH to maximize...
The incarnation

The incarnation

Bruce Thielemann told about a European monarch who, a couple of times a year, would take off his royal robes, dress as a peasant and go out among his people. His courtiers worried about this; they didn’t like the king putting himself in danger. But the king said, “I...
Wesleyans in the news: November 28

Wesleyans in the news: November 28

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. South Dakota church buys local building Lifespring Wesleyan Church in...
Learning about God’s love

Learning about God’s love

How did you learn that God loves you? Most of us could answer this on two different levels. There was the day we learned about God’s love, and then there was the day where it made sense, where we intuitively began to understand that God loved us and we started to live...