Tricia Rife

Partnership making “exponential” impact   

Partnership making “exponential” impact   

Every church is called to faithfully embody the gospel in their communities. But that faithfulness requires ever-changing methods, as clergy and laity cultivate fresh expressions of church that serve their neighborhoods, workplaces and cities. During Exponential 2020,...
Wesleyans in the news: March 26

Wesleyans in the news: March 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. Houghton grad appointed to coronavirus task force Dr. Deborah Birx, a 1976...
Remembered: March 26

Remembered: March 26

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through February 27 – March 25. Rev. John Davis (75) died February 28. He pastored in Wesleyan churches for more than 50 years. View other...
Holiness and the coronavirus virus

Holiness and the coronavirus virus

The COVID-19, or coronavirus, has now been labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization as countries struggle to contain the spread of the virus. Bottom line, the coronavirus is now considered a global threat. I cannot remember a time when a pandemic has...
A message from Global Partners on coronavirus

A message from Global Partners on coronavirus

As you know, we are all facing a unique challenge with the novel coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 disease. We are continually monitoring news reports and assessing our response. So far, we have had to evacuate from or delay returns to three of our locations: two...
Worship: a disciplined discipleship

Worship: a disciplined discipleship

Songwriting, worship and discipleship have long been indoctrinated into the minds and work of Wesleyans, something credited largely to the intentional songwriting and teaching practices of John and Charles Wesley. In the preface to The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal:...
Wesleyans ignite prayer movement in schools

Wesleyans ignite prayer movement in schools

In the wake of an ever-growing gospel gap, heightened social and personal anxieties, and deep national and global divides, one man, his daughter and their team are working to inspire change in one of the nation’s most vulnerable battlefields: public schools. Jeff...
Remembered: February 27

Remembered: February 27

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through January 30 – February 26. Rev. Nelson Crowell (92) died January 14. He pastored in New York. Dr. John Dunn (85) died February 3. He...
Wesleyans in the news: February 27

Wesleyans in the news: February 27

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. Texas church planter interview by national multiplication leader Pastor...
Kansas ministry still rescuing trafficking victims

Kansas ministry still rescuing trafficking victims

For seven years, female survivors of human sex trafficking have had a safe place to receive long-term recovery, inspiration and encouragement. That safe place is Homestead Ministries in Manhattan, Kansas, a transitional home for female adults rescued from human...
Great Lakes churches serving their communities

Great Lakes churches serving their communities

Some Great Lakes Region District churches have been serving their local communities in “great” ways in the last few months. The Wesleyan Church of Fairfield in Fairfield, Illinois, has held an annual Community Coat Drive nine times. More than 250 coats and 120 pairs...