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International Conference of The Wesleyan Church

International Conference of The Wesleyan Church

Save the dates May 12-15, 2019 International Conference of The Wesleyan Church   Location: Bridgetown, Barbados Registration: (Details coming soon) Arrival: Before 3pm, May 12 Conference Begins: 5pm, May 12 Conference Ends: 9pm, May 14 (Departure: Anytime, May 15)...
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...
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. Children’s director wins teacher of the year award Carolina Fraser Inman, a...
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...
Fat Faith!

Fat Faith!

When North Americans hear the word “poverty,” many times the immediate thought that comes to mind is a lack of money or wealth. But why? Why do we assume that poverty refers to money? Yes, a component of a poverty-stricken land is a lack of monetary means. By these...
The Tale of a Coffee Cup

The Tale of a Coffee Cup

*Names changed for security. New in Albania and wanting to get to know the people in my neighborhood, my heart leapt when I heard a woman’s voice calling to me, “Pershendetje (Greetings!),” initiating friendship with me, a stranger. Next came the question which I...
Mongolian Wesleyan pastors ordained

Mongolian Wesleyan pastors ordained

Ankha is a pastor in Ikh Tamir, Mongolia, but this is not where she expected to end up. After high school, she left her village to go to the city 10 hours away to attend a university for engineering. Influenced by her pastor, she transferred schools and began Bible...
​Amplified faith

​Amplified faith

“God is doing things that are outside our categories of ‘normal.’ A while back, we met with a middle-aged woman who, years before, had become desperately ill and was dying in a hospital. She saw a man dressed in white beside her bed who comforted her...
One Sunday, two firsts

One Sunday, two firsts

National Church Multiplication Sunday, June 4, marked two interrelated firsts. A denomination-wide emphasis on church plants and revitalizations, and the first time John and Shanda Croft worshiped in their new church home, Crosstown Fellowship Church, in Port St....
​A marriage transformed

​A marriage transformed

Stephen and Ruth Ziraba had a difficult marriage relationship. Ruth had problems with demons. She came from a family that was demonized. She was chosen to be the next witch doctor in her family. She was so tormented that she took a chance and went to a pastor for...
Storying: Mozambique

Storying: Mozambique

Mendoncia’s baby wails. The teacher frowns. Students turn in their seats. Mendoncia scoots her plastic chair and moves to sit on the tile floor in the doorway to nurse her baby. Teaching continues. The child starts babbling. Other students turn and frown. She...
​Storying: Mozambique

​Storying: Mozambique

Mendoncia’s baby wails. The teacher frowns. Students turn in their seats. Mendoncia scoots her plastic chair and moves to sit on the tile floor in the doorway to nurse her baby. Teaching continues. The child starts babbling. Other students turn and frown. She...
Two small boys receive the gift of life

Two small boys receive the gift of life

The Wesleyan hospital on the island of La Gonave in Haiti continues to be an outpost of hope. Roudinio is a 21-month-old boy who was admitted to the hospital with severe shortness of breath. An X-ray showed a large accumulation of fluid outside his right lung that had...
​JESUS film miracles

​JESUS film miracles

God continues to use this amazing ministry tool (the Gospel of Luke in film) around the world, accompanied by salvations, miracles of healing, and release from the bondage of sin. By way of summary, I can report that in 2016, the film was shown 1,503 times in our...
Amplifying leaders in Uganda

Amplifying leaders in Uganda

Uganda is a country of 38 million people, and there are many who do not know Jesus personally. The Wesleyan Church is doing what it can to change the spiritual landscape in this East Africa country through leadership development of pastors. Read more of how pastors...
​Veteran missionary, Jim Ramsay, passes

​Veteran missionary, Jim Ramsay, passes

Rev. James Aaron Ramsay, 76, of Central, S.C., passed away Sunday, March 19. He was born in Gibraltar, Pa., on July 25, 1940 to Sedgwick Uriah and Mary Elizabeth Ramsay. He was married to Carol Chance on August 4, 1962. James was a graduate of Frankfort Wesleyan...
India: a miracle for Lavanya

India: a miracle for Lavanya

It was a busy afternoon at our house—three families were visiting from another town. The afternoon cooking had just been finished. All the kids were outside playing. All the adults sat down to visit before having lunch. This is when we heard a call from outside for...
800 villages destroyed in Peru–Dr. Schmidt calls for prayer and aid

800 villages destroyed in Peru–Dr. Schmidt calls for prayer and aid

General Superintendent Dr. Wayne Schmidt has announced that a Wesleyan Emergency Relief Project (WERF) is collecting emergency aid for the Wesleyan Pilgrim Church of Peru, South America. Blamed on a powerful El Niño effect that has not been seen for decades, half of...
​Joan Phillippe passes

​Joan Phillippe passes

Dr. Joan Melody Phillippe, 86, of Marion, Ind., died at 9:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017, in her Indianapolis residence. She was born in Hartford City, Ind., to the late Donald and Hazel (David) Cheeseman. She married Thomas “Tom” Phillippe on June 6,...
550,000 displaced, 85+ dead, and millions without drinking water in Peru

550,000 displaced, 85+ dead, and millions without drinking water in Peru

General Superintendent Dr. Wayne Schmidt has announced that The Wesleyan Church has opened a Wesleyan Emergency Relief Fund (WERF) for the Wesleyan Pilgrim Church of Peru, South America. Dr. Schmidt is calling upon the North American Church to stand with our Wesleyan...
Because of Raj, they believed

Because of Raj, they believed

Raj is a young pastor in the mountain village of Pida, Nepal. He was led to Christ by a Nepali pastor about six to seven years ago. Raj was one of the first Jesus-followers in his village. A passion to reach his community for Jesus grew within him. He began his...