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President Piper’s open conversation for Wesleyans and Methodists

Oklahoma Wesleyan University President Dr. Everett Piper discusses how Christians, particularly Wesleyans, should respond to the cultural shifts sweeping through America.

SWU basketball coach receives Milestone Award

Charles Wimphrie, head coach for the Southern Wesleyan University men’s basketball program, received the inaugural Milestone Award from Conference Carolinas at the inaugural Legends of the Game Banquet.

SWU hires new men’s soccer coach

Garrett Bireline has been hired as the new men’s soccer coach at Southern Wesleyan University.

OKWU offering course highlighting pro-life activism

Oklahoma Wesleyan University will hold a summer course to help equip students will tools to “to answer pro-choice arguments compellingly and winsomely in any setting.”

Michigan church using chalkboards to encourage positive conversations

Light and Life Wesleyan Church in Three Rivers, Michigan, created the “Before I Die” movement, on chalkboards, to inspire the community and creative positive conversation.

Lyon and Mullen invited to be participants in the Civilitas Group

Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, General Superintendent Emerita of The Wesleyan Church, and Dr. Shirley Mullen, president of Houghton College, will participate in the Civilitas Group’s National Service of Commemoration, June 17.

North Carolina pastor to attend national commemoration service for Charleston shooting

Dr. Benji Kelley, pastor of newhope Church in Raleigh, N.C., has been invited to attend a national commemoration service that will take place on the one-year anniversary of the shootings in Charleston, S.C., June 17, 2015.

Book inspires church members to minister to community

Parishioners at Redfield Wesleyan Church read a book a few years back and what they learned has changed the way the minister to their community.