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Standing on strong multiethnic shoulders

Standing on strong multiethnic shoulders

The phrase “standing on the shoulders of giants” draws its meaning from several sources including Bernard of Chartres, Isaac Newton and an African proverb. In each case it expresses the meaning of “discovering truth by building on previous discoveries.” So much of...
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. IWU set to host FUSION 2018 Indiana Wesleyan University will host its annual...
OKWU alumni continue to excel in education field

OKWU alumni continue to excel in education field

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has a long and proud tradition of training future educators to succeed in the classroom. While these students can now be found all over the globe, many choose to remain close to their OKWU home, serving with Bartlesville Public Schools...
Ten years of “Overflowing” in the community

Ten years of “Overflowing” in the community

Ten years ago, a church of six people was planted in the Benton Harbor and St. Joseph, Michigan, area. Today, Overflow Church is a flourishing, multi-cultural church that has birthed many ministers and ministries. Overflow Church began through a clear calling to “seek...
Immigrant Connection continues to expand impact

Immigrant Connection continues to expand impact

Immigrant Connection has 18 offices within The Wesleyan Church (TWC) with eight more locations actively engaged in the application process. The newest Immigrant Connection offices in Spartanburg, South Carolina (extension site), Carney’s Point, New Jersey, and Wesley...
Sacred Alliance elevates mutual ministry

Sacred Alliance elevates mutual ministry

An initiative formed to promote the role of women in ministry within The Wesleyan Church has a new home—and a new name. The Center for Women in Ministry established 10 years ago is now known as the Sacred Alliance. The initiative was birthed at Southern Wesleyan...
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. Construction on riding arena underway at Houghton Construction has begun on...
Retreat guide provides tips to Reclaim Sabbath

Retreat guide provides tips to Reclaim Sabbath

This year, Education and Clergy Development encourages pastors and clergy leaders to Reclaim Sabbath like never before. “Sabbath practices often involve times of solitude for recharging and regaining perspective,” said Rev. Dave Higle, Clergy Care director and Reclaim...
Small actions matter

Small actions matter

One of the responsibilities I’ve* taken on at the community center my wife and I volunteer at is taking care of the grounds. During the winter, that is synonymous with one thing: snow removal. The community center is in a high-traffic area for people walking in the...
Professor celebrates first anniversary of after-school program

Professor celebrates first anniversary of after-school program

Indiana Wesleyan University’s Dr. Amanda Drury, professor of youth ministries and practical theology, will soon be celebrating the one-year anniversary of The Brain Kitchen, an after-school program that she founded for the purpose of mentoring low-income elementary...
Wesleyan attendance grows 950% at Exponential East

Wesleyan attendance grows 950% at Exponential East

More than 400 Wesleyans attended Exponential East last week focusing on discipleship and church multiplication. Attendance seven years ago totaled 40. The conference theme was “Hero maker” and for four days in Orlando attendees were called to be leaders who multiply...
The Wesleyan Church responds to Papua New Guinea earthquake

The Wesleyan Church responds to Papua New Guinea earthquake

Global Partners and World Hope International are responding to the impact of a 7.5-magnitude earthquake, dozens of aftershocks and landslides on February 26 and 27 that devastated Papua New Guinea (PNG). According to Reuters and Associated Press news reports, the...
A story full of hope: Marion Design Co.

A story full of hope: Marion Design Co.

“And work for the peace and prosperity of the city where I sent you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, for its welfare will determine your welfare” Jeremiah 29:7 (NLT). A fascinating story has been unfolding over the last few years – a story full of hope. It began...
South Carolina pastor passes away

South Carolina pastor passes away

Rev. Michelle DeRossett, of Liberty, South Carolina, passed away February 25, 2018. She was 31 years old. DeRossett served as assistant pastor at Hilltop Wesleyan Church in Liberty. Her primary focus as assistant pastor included children’s ministry. A Greentown,...
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. Ohio church blesses others at Night to Shine   Community Wesleyan Church in...
Fergusons sense new calling

Fergusons sense new calling

After 29 years of faithful service with Global Partners, the missions arm of The Wesleyan Church, Jarvis and Sue Ferguson sense God moving them in another direction. As a young girl, God put in Sue’s heart the dream to serve him as a missionary nurse. God clearly...
Graham’s secret for staying connected to God

Graham’s secret for staying connected to God

We all learned this week of Billy Graham’s transfer to heaven at the age of 99. What an extraordinary life! He preached the gospel to more people than any other Protestant minister in history – an estimated 2.2 billion. Millions responded by surrendering their lives...