Education and Clergy Development

Flourishing Conference Explores Clergy Well-Being

Flourishing Conference Explores Clergy Well-Being

“This conference offers a unique and much-needed platform for public sharing of important, cutting-edge research and best practices so we can help clergy and their families to flourish for a lifetime of ministry,” said Rev. Russ Gunsalus.

Ministerial Preparation

Ministerial Preparation

Pastors have the rare honor of ministering to people at the most significant moments of their lives. We desire to prepare, develop and equip knowledgeable, skilled, and spirit-filled ministers for such moments. Learn more about the call to ministry.

Gordon Ritchie: A Physician of the Soul

Gordon Ritchie: A Physician of the Soul

Gordon Ritchie recently retired from a fulfilling career as a United States Marine Corps Chaplain. After twenty-four years of service, Ritchie has had an influence on many young people in the United States Navy. His career–shaped by honor, hope, presence, and...
ECD Hosts Three Summer Interns

ECD Hosts Three Summer Interns

IWU public relations, writing, and business major intern at the Division of Education and Clergy Development Rev. Russ Gunsalus and The Division of Education and Clergy Development partnered with Indiana Wesleyan University to bring three interns to gain real-world...
Military chaplains at The Cove

Military chaplains at The Cove

Wesleyan military chaplains came together for debriefing, inspiration, and fellowship at the biannual retreat at the Cove.

I would have never imagined I would be a pastor today

I would have never imagined I would be a pastor today

“I would have never imagined I would be a pastor today.” Pastor Marcelle Hamel never considered she would be called to the ministry. In fact, for a majority of her life she was just trying to survive. Losing her mom at a young age and her father absent;...