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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...
Wesleyan attendance grows 950% at Exponential East

Wesleyan attendance grows 950% at Exponential East

More than 400 Wesleyans attended Exponential East last week focusing on discipleship and church multiplication. Attendance seven years ago totaled 40. The conference theme was “Hero maker” and for four days in Orlando attendees were called to be leaders who multiply...
We #EmpowerHer

We #EmpowerHer

Thursday, March 8th, The Wesleyan Church will partner with World Hope International to celebrate International Women’s Day. We want you to join us by sharing how you empower the women and girls in your life. World Hope International has provided a toolkit to...
Fergusons sense new calling

Fergusons sense new calling

After 29 years of faithful service with Global Partners, the missions arm of The Wesleyan Church, Jarvis and Sue Ferguson sense God moving them in another direction. As a young girl, God put in Sue’s heart the dream to serve him as a missionary nurse. God clearly...
Graham’s secret for staying connected to God

Graham’s secret for staying connected to God

We all learned this week of Billy Graham’s transfer to heaven at the age of 99. What an extraordinary life! He preached the gospel to more people than any other Protestant minister in history – an estimated 2.2 billion. Millions responded by surrendering their lives...
We are #BetterTogether

We are #BetterTogether

More than 320+ youth and kids’ workers (clergy and lay) across North America gathered to seek God, refuel their souls and discover how they are #bettertogether at the annual Fuel Conference. The event was held in early February in Fishers, Indiana. Fuel has...
Two districts vote to merge

Two districts vote to merge

Preliminary steps have been taken to merge the Northeast District and the Penn-Jersey District of The Wesleyan Church. The Northeast district conference approved the merger on February 10, 2018, by a vote of 95-10 and the Penn-Jersey district conference approved the...
Son’s overdose death leads mother to Christ

Son’s overdose death leads mother to Christ

I lost my son, Gregory, on August 25, 2015, to an overdose. He was 26 years old, an Army veteran and the most loving and kindest person who always put others ahead of himself. The night I learned of my son’s death, I got very angry with God and screamed and cried and...
Hephzibah letter to friends provides re-visioning update

Hephzibah letter to friends provides re-visioning update

Dear Friends of Hephzibah, Thank you for your interest in the re-visioning of Hephzibah Ministries. Many of you have reached out to us and other Hephzibah leaders since the January 17 announcement—some to ask questions, others to offer prayer. Your support is deeply...
Amplified Leaders equips women pastors

Amplified Leaders equips women pastors

Women called to pastoral ministry throughout the world deserve to be equipped to fulfill that call. One such woman, Gloria Reyes, faced challenges as a single woman in ministry serving in her local church in Columbia. She wasn’t able to get the guidance she needed to...
The Gathering: one year out

The Gathering: one year out

In less than a year, hundreds of Wesleyan church pastors and their spouses will come together at The Gathering 2019 to reconnect, celebrate God’s faithfulness and leave renewed. Plans are progressing for the quadrennial event set to take place at the Caribe Royale in...
Hephzibah announces bold ministry redesign

Hephzibah announces bold ministry redesign

Hephzibah Ministries, Incorporated (HMI), located in Macon, Georgia, is revising its ministries to reach greater numbers of youth and families, announced Dr. Dan Berry, HMI Board of Directors chair. “For 118 years, Hephzibah Ministries has been serving the needs of...
Kansas ministry fights for human trafficking victims

Kansas ministry fights for human trafficking victims

The numbers are staggering and the impact is immense. An estimated 40.3 million people worldwide were victims of modern slavery in 2016 with children being a quarter of the victims. The Urban Institute studied the underground commercial sex economy in 2014 in eight...
Disruptive racial reconcilers

Disruptive racial reconcilers

Several things have disrupted my life in the last 30 years. A few notables: the internet, hip-hop, smartphones, selfies, Uber and Facebook. Disruption for me is this radical change in business strategy or community organizing where a new product or service creates a...