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SWU School of Business announces new name

SWU School of Business announces new name

Southern Wesleyan University’s School of Business has been renamed the Benson School of Business, in honor of Nashville-based Christian Financial Planning professional, C. Pete Benson. According to University President Dr. Todd Voss, Benson is enthusiastic about...
Kingswood University launches Kingswood Extended program

Kingswood University launches Kingswood Extended program

In response to the growing demand for ministry education at all levels in convenient formats, Kingswood University is delighted to announce Kingswood Extended. Kingswood Extended is an initiative that allows for the delivery of ministry education at any level...
Interim Leadership Team will guide South Carolina District

Interim Leadership Team will guide South Carolina District

An interim leadership team will lead the South Carolina District of The Wesleyan Church beginning July 7, following the retirement of District Superintendent Buddy Rampey. According to the statement from the South Carolina District Board of Administration, “Last fall,...
Called to family Sabbath

Called to family Sabbath

After six years of bi-vocational ministry in North Carolina, Dustin and Hannah Wilson sensed God moving their family to live differently. “God called us into a new season, a season where we felt the need to focus on family Sabbath,” Dustin said. Overworked and not...
Wesleyans in the news: April 12

Wesleyans in the news: April 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. Mishoe wins Spittal Community Award Phillip Mishoe has been awarded the 2018...
Doubt turns to determination

Doubt turns to determination

Pastor Fernando Martinez and his family moved to Fort Myers, Florida, in December 2017 to plant a church in the United States. He has been in full-time ministry for 26 years, predominantly in Colombia, South America. The transition to the United States has not been an...
Houghton College founded through faithful prayers

Houghton College founded through faithful prayers

The first class of students walked through Houghton College’s doors in September 1884, just months after the school’s charter was signed on April 21,1883. Then called Houghton Seminary, the founder, Willard J. Houghton, never dreamed the institution would become a...
A “rae” of sunshine

A “rae” of sunshine

My husband and I were pregnant with our first baby, and on June 6, 2017, we were going to our 20-week ultrasound appointment. My little bump was starting to show. I felt so much happiness and excitement in expectation of what we would find out. I went to work that day...
Standing on strong multiethnic shoulders

Standing on strong multiethnic shoulders

The phrase “standing on the shoulders of giants” draws its meaning from several sources including Bernard of Chartres, Isaac Newton and an African proverb. In each case it expresses the meaning of “discovering truth by building on previous discoveries.” So much of...
Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

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. IWU set to host FUSION 2018 Indiana Wesleyan University will host its annual...
OKWU alumni continue to excel in education field

OKWU alumni continue to excel in education field

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has a long and proud tradition of training future educators to succeed in the classroom. While these students can now be found all over the globe, many choose to remain close to their OKWU home, serving with Bartlesville Public Schools...
Ten years of “Overflowing” in the community

Ten years of “Overflowing” in the community

Ten years ago, a church of six people was planted in the Benton Harbor and St. Joseph, Michigan, area. Today, Overflow Church is a flourishing, multi-cultural church that has birthed many ministers and ministries. Overflow Church began through a clear calling to “seek...
Immigrant Connection continues to expand impact

Immigrant Connection continues to expand impact

Immigrant Connection has 18 offices within The Wesleyan Church (TWC) with eight more locations actively engaged in the application process. The newest Immigrant Connection offices in Spartanburg, South Carolina (extension site), Carney’s Point, New Jersey, and Wesley...
Sacred Alliance elevates mutual ministry

Sacred Alliance elevates mutual ministry

An initiative formed to promote the role of women in ministry within The Wesleyan Church has a new home—and a new name. The Center for Women in Ministry established 10 years ago is now known as the Sacred Alliance. The initiative was birthed at Southern Wesleyan...
Holy Week and (brain)washed vegetables

Holy Week and (brain)washed vegetables

Raw spinach. That was the item my two-year-old son picked up the other night at dinner and began to wave about with frantic glee: “Hosanna!” he shouted repeatedly. Like any self-respecting parent, I caught the act of random holiness on video and posted it to social...
Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

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. Construction on riding arena underway at Houghton Construction has begun on...