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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,...
The importance of repentance in reconciliation

The importance of repentance in reconciliation

 Learn more About Voices Blogs  With only five students in my missional outreach course at Southern Wesleyan University this semester, we were able to squeeze into one car to travel the three miles from campus to the cemetery. We parked behind Abel Baptist, the oldest...
The sadness of silence

The sadness of silence

 Learn more About Voices Blogs  While many may not know this, the third Sunday in January is a significant day on the calendar: Sanctity of Life Day. This year, Sanctity of Life Day falls on January 19. This is a time in the life of a church family or greater...
Everyone at church is a mess. Here’s why I keep going.

Everyone at church is a mess. Here’s why I keep going.

 Learn more About Voices Blogs  I’ve been going to church since I was three years old. I remember ruby red-heart spotted, thick white tights and shiny plastic shoes with miniature buckles and plenty of scuff marks. Back then, we went to a Pentecostal church (not the...
Get to know our team!

Get to know our team!

Debbie Schweitzer, our Customer Engagement Specialist, has been with Wesleyan Publishing House (WPH) for five months! Debbie works to help customers navigate the ordering process and assist them with any questions or concerns they may have. Her favorite part about her...
Get to know our team!

Get to know our team!

Marie Drascic was hired in July as Marketing Coordinator. She is responsible for Wesleyan Publishing House’s (WPH) social media, email newsletters and marketing plans. Marie is still learning a lot about our resources, but her favorite books so far are Transforming...
Get to know our team!

Get to know our team!

Janelle Vernon has been Publisher for Wesleyan Publishing House (WPH) for a little under 4 years. One of her favorite things since joining our team has been the realignment of WPH to better serve The Wesleyan Church and celebrates the fulfillment of our mission to...
Get to know our team!

Get to know our team!

Machelle Young is Customer Engagement Coordinator and has been with Wesleyan Publishing Houes (WPH) for a little under 5 years. She just moved to Bozeman, Montana and manages the Customer Engagement team while enjoying a beautiful view of the mountainous landscape....
Christmas presence

Christmas presence

The warm glow of Christmas lights fills the room. Candles flicker on the cake. We break out in song. “Happy birthday to you Happy birthday to you Happy birthday, dear Jesus Happy birthday to you!” It has been our family tradition every Christmas day, since our...
Get to know our team!

Get to know our team!

Katie Long has been with Wesleyan Publishing House (WPH) for 5 years and wears many hats! She serves as the assistant to Janelle Vernon, the Executive Director of the Communication and Administration department, is part of the marketing team for WPH, manages...
Get to know our team!

Get to know our team!

Susan LeBaron has been with Wesleyan Publishing House (WPH) for 18 years and is now the Project Communications Manager. Besides managing the publishing process for all WPH resources, she also serves as production editor, processes contracts and handles many other...
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....
Get to know our team!

Get to know our team!

Jim Weinmann has been with Wesleyan Publishing House (WPH) for almost 31 years. He started off delivering mail to the offices of The Wesleyan Church (TWC) and remembers playing baseball with tape balls and sticks during lunch breaks when he worked at WPH’s warehouse....
Get to know our team!

Get to know our team!

Lyn Rayn is Wesleyan Publishing House’s (WPH) designer and she has been with the team for 33 years! Her experience with WPH started when she was just 9 years old. Her grandmother, Connie Heer, was an illustrator/layout artist for the publishing house and Lyn...
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...