Social Issues

Wesleyan view on immigration

Wesleyan view on immigration

Immigration has been a recent news focus as United States lawmakers make key decisions about immigrant residents. The Church adopts official statements of the Wesleyan View on issues in order to encourage laity and ministers to integrate faith and life to respond...
​New York Wesleyan wins notable award

​New York Wesleyan wins notable award

Zethea Bushelle, director of social services at New Hope Family Worship Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., received the Educational Leadership Award by Healthfirst at its sixth Annual Educational Leadership Breakfast on April 28. Healthfirst is a health insurance company...
Faith in America has $1.2 trillion impact

Faith in America has $1.2 trillion impact

In a panel today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Brian Grim and Melissa Grim unveiled their groundbreaking new study: “The Socio-economic Contribution of Religion to American Society: An Empirical Analysis.” The first-of-its-kind study...
Christianity Today features Wesleyan response to same-sex marriage

Christianity Today features Wesleyan response to same-sex marriage

Amid a rush of response to the same-sex marriage ruling of the Supreme Court in The United States, Christianity Today published responses from “a professor, a pastor, a denominational superintendent, and the president of the National Association of...
Saving girls from slavery in Nepal

Saving girls from slavery in Nepal

During our years in Nepal (1998 – 2006) and while I was working with a HIV/AIDS program, I noticed that most of the HIV+ patients we had were girls from the remote villages of Nepal who had been sold and rescued from the brothels of India. Approximately 10,000 to...