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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. Kansas Wesleyan dies in car crash A vehicle crash sent the Clay Center...
Houghton College Online adds psychology concentrations

Houghton College Online adds psychology concentrations

Beginning in January 2018, students in Houghton College’s online psychology program will have three new academic tracks to choose from. The professional concentrations–clinical/counseling, social/developmental, and neuroscience–will offer students the opportunity to...
High Plains discipleship

High Plains discipleship

At times, the ministry of Pastor Darwin Tsosie and his wife, Ann, on the Navajo reservation looks like ministry in any church. At other times, it appears unique. Ministry opportunities at Red Rock Wesleyan Church occur due to the poverty of many, each a light shining...
IWU offers online New Testament course for high school students

IWU offers online New Testament course for high school students

The School of Theology and Ministry at Indiana Wesleyan University is offering a new online course, titled New Testament Survey, for high school juniors and seniors seeking to obtain college credit. The three-credit course will start on Jan. 8, 2018 and end on April...
Wesley Seminary launching leadership class with John Perkins

Wesley Seminary launching leadership class with John Perkins

Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University will launch a new leadership specialization in honor of Dr. John Perkins as part of the M.A. in Ministry. According to Aaron Wilkinson, associate vice president of Adult Enrollment Services with Indiana Wesleyan...
Drugs, death and redemption

Drugs, death and redemption

Rachel McCue had never known such darkness. On November 25, 2012, her world painfully crashed down around her. Her live-in, drug dealer boyfriend had beaten her 19-month-old son. The brain injury was so severe that Evan died. Immersed in drug abuse herself, her...
Reaching neighbors in Nashville

Reaching neighbors in Nashville

First Wesleyan Church in Nashville, Tennessee, is multicultural and multigenerational and full of energy and creativity. The church is actively involved in outreach opportunities throughout Nashville. Reaching the nations The Wesleyan Church has a long history rooted...
Giving religion a good name

Giving religion a good name

Religion. This word invokes a wide range of negative reactions and emotions in our culture today. It is common to hear the word “religion” followed by the word “hypocrisy.” With all the negative connotations surrounding religion, is it even possible to have a religion...
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. South Dakota church feeds residents on Thanksgiving GracePoint Wesleyan...
Otto receives Mitchell Award

Otto receives Mitchell Award

Early in life, Rev. Wayne Otto had no idea he would someday become a pastor. He grew up in an unchurched family and as a teenager was headed away from God until a local church congregation reached out to him; there he became a Christian, and his life was transformed....
Houghton College introduces The Houghton Promise

Houghton College introduces The Houghton Promise

New students headed to Houghton College will soon benefit from The Houghton Promise, the college’s commitment to affordability, experiential learning and preparing students for lives of global impact. The Houghton Promise is a pledge to incoming students, an assurance...
Higher education administrators meet for a better ministerial future

Higher education administrators meet for a better ministerial future

Collective collegiate collaboration brought the five presidents and board chairs of the Wesleyan college and universities together on Monday, November 13 at The Wesleyan Church World Headquarters, Fishers, Indiana, for this year’s convening of the Wesleyan Education...
California church is creating a multiplication “legacy”

California church is creating a multiplication “legacy”

A Pacific Southwest District church is doing its best to live out the district’s mission: to create a culture where leaders and local churches can fulfill the Great Commission in the spirit of the Great Commandment. Jeff and Laurie Jennings, co-pastors at Faith Legacy...
Former Sierra Leone leader loses daughter in tragic accident

Former Sierra Leone leader loses daughter in tragic accident

Rev. SD Kanu, former National Superintendent of The Wesleyan Church of Sierra Leone, lost his daughter, Susan, recently in a tragic accident. Susan was killed in Freetown when she and two friends were struck by a large truck while walking down a street. A college...
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. Two Wesleyan churches in top 100 largest and fastest growing 12Stone Church...
Breakaway 2017 Refreshes, Renews and Restores Pastor Spouses

Breakaway 2017 Refreshes, Renews and Restores Pastor Spouses

On November 2-4, Education and Clergy Development and Pastors Spouse Connection welcomed over 80 attendees to Breakaway 2017, a conference aimed at helping pastors’ spouses find renewal and relationship. Pastors’ spouses are often caught between vocation...
A Warm Welcome at New Pastor Orientation

A Warm Welcome at New Pastor Orientation

This year’s Education and Clergy Development’s New Pastor Orientation welcomed 15 new pastors and their spouses to the Wesleyan community, with times of sharing, networking and advice. On October 11-12, new pastors, their spouses and seasoned Wesleyans met at...
The story of Ruth

The story of Ruth

Ruth* was raised in Pakistan as a Muslim, hearing in the Koran that Jesus was only a great prophet of Allah. However, she discovered a Christian friend in Pakistan who left a good impression of Jesus Christ. Years later, she received a scholarship for an education in...