Rev. Edinson and Lilian Camacho’s Work in Building a Hispanic Network of Churches in South Carolina
Across Wesleyan universities, transformative discipleship is happening in Bible studies, chapels, mentoring relationships, small groups, and prayer gatherings.
Wesleyan Loan-Grant Clears Financial Burdens for Pastors
Internships play a crucial role in developing competent ministers within the church.
As Miller and fellow Houghton professors educate students who are local-church bound, one key focus is preparing students for an increasingly-global worshipping community.
Thriving Together is a newsletter for women serving in or preparing for ministerial leadership in The Wesleyan Church.
Jesus was a famously good storyteller. On hillsides and shorelines, Jesus held audiences spellbound with his way of sharing in images and narratives that expressed core human needs.
He Sapa New Life has established a large community-based youth outreach program this past year to reach these youth by providing alternative positive activities and mentoring
Chaplain Amber Kunkel becomes first female chaplain in Hurlburt’s 79-year history.
Our greatest challenge as a society is the lack of leaders; the lack of people being ready and desiring to help others. How do we find new leaders? Leaders are not found: they are encountered, equipped, and empowered.
“The program itself feels like a much more realistic evaluation of somebody’s ability to be a pastor or a leader in ministry,” Prutsman offered.
The ministry competencies focus on developing ministers who are fit for sustainable ministry–both academically and holistically.
“Sometimes pastors don’t avail themselves of things until there is a crisis; we’re trying to encourage pastors to be thinking ahead about what kinds of habits of mind and heart they can begin to make part of their life before there’s a crisis,”
This role is important, because—according to Styers—the problem with executing clergy care is not a lack of concern, but a lack of time on the part of district leaders. “We try our very best to not let people fall through the cracks…
“We’re a church who believes in fully supporting our pastor, so when I realized the benefit he could achieve through Thrive, I was on board in helping him achieve that in his own personal life,” reflected Belliveau.
When asked what he’d say to those considering TFI, Daniel says, “The TFI money is pretty much dependable; but what I’ve really learned in this process beyond that is how God can provide in so many ways you can’t even count on or be sure of… so there
“A pastor cleverly disguised as a professor.” That’s how Rev. Mark Wilson refers to himself.
The hyphen: integrating the immigrant into ministry