Baptism

A front row view in the mountains

A front row view in the mountains

God is moving in the midst of the Appalachian and Pocono Mountains and those at Journeymate Wesleyan Church, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, have a front row seat to watch. Journeymate, planted seven years ago in the small college town, just became a fully-organized,...
OKWU celebrates 35 student baptisms

OKWU celebrates 35 student baptisms

A host of Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) staff, faculty and students gathered at the OKWU Lake on September 28 to celebrate numerous baptisms. More than 30 OKWU students (and an alumnus or two) chose to be baptized on campus. There were a few tears and lots of...
Hundreds “made new” in Indiana South

Hundreds “made new” in Indiana South

Indiana South District is celebrating many lives being “made new” this past year. Dr. Mark Eckart, district superintendent, reports that 318 people placed their faith in Jesus over the past year. Churches in the district are also celebrating 177 baptisms,...
New life appearing in Wisconsin’s Northwoods

New life appearing in Wisconsin’s Northwoods

There is a Wesleyan church set in the Northwoods of Wisconsin where real life change is happening. At Red Cedar Church, located in Rice Lake, a town of 8,000, the deeply held belief that everybody’s welcome, nobody’s perfect, and anything’s possible...
Baptisms highlight Indiana South teen camp

Baptisms highlight Indiana South teen camp

Indiana South District reports that lives have been made new as a result of kid and teen camps. Eighty-seven campers attended the Kids’ Bible Retreat in southern Indiana. Rev. Earl Long spoke at the event and gave an invitation for those who had never placed...
Two works of grace at the dump

Two works of grace at the dump

One of the most interesting churches we visited recently was The Wesleyan Church identified as the Trash Mountain Project. Trash Mountain Project is an organization that partners with churches to reach people around the world that lives near trash and dumps. At first...
A “made new” story?

A “made new” story?

I continue to hear overwhelming stories from Easter. We want to hear more. Do you have a story to share about Christ transforming your life, your church, or your community? Take 20 seconds to record a video and share it online with the tag ‪#‎madenew2u. You...
‘This isn’t a track thing–it’s a Jesus thing’

‘This isn’t a track thing–it’s a Jesus thing’

Friday afternoon is a time when weekend plans dominate thought processes – football, dates, hanging out with friends and relaxing. On the minds of many on Southern Wesleyan University’s Central campus was a celebration, but not a celebration of the week’s hard work...
Wesleyan chaplain baptizes 22 in Jordan River

Wesleyan chaplain baptizes 22 in Jordan River

Sailors attached to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) and marines assigned to 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) were baptized in the Jordan River and explored the Holy sites of Israel during a scheduled port visit. Mesa Verde organized...