The online news site, InkFreeNews, is reporting that today’s student death at Grace College was not the result of foul play or self-harm. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Student’s Death Not Believed To Be Foul Play Or Self-Harm WINONA LAKE — A Grace College student found dead on campus on Friday, Oct. 30, is not believed to have died from foul play. That’s according to Assoc[...]
WINONA LAKE, IND. – The Grace College family gathered on Friday afternoon to pray for the family and friends of Bethany Nesbitt following the news of her death. Grace College President Dr. Bill Katip led the campus in prayer outside of the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center. Bethany, age 20, was a third-year psychology major at Grace College from Grand Ledge, Michigan. The youngest of nine children, her ambition was to become [...]
WINONA LAKE, IND. – Grace College student, Bethany Nesbitt, was discovered passed away in her residence hall on Friday morning at approximately 10 a.m., according to a release from the college. “At this time, the cause of her death is unknown. Local health authorities are working to determine the cause,” the release states. “All classes and sporting events are canceled for the rest of today. A campus-wide pra[...]
Amy Laura Guerena, age 90, passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus on October 27, 2020. She was born on April 5, 1930, in Ashland, Montana, to Valdo and Laura Petter. She grew up as part of a missionary family on a ranch right next to the Cheyenne Native American reservation with her two brothers and several adopted Cheyenne children who became a part of her family. She received a degree in Christian Education from Biola[...]
Grace’s cross country teams celebrated a historic achievement on Thursday. Both the men’s and women’s teams were receiving votes in the latest NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll, the first combined appearance in school history. Thursday’s announcement marked the first NAIA poll appearance in the history of the women’s team. The men’s last poll appearance was in 2003, a 16-year gap. The women ea[...]
The second video in the “Charis Beliefs” series has been released by Inspire-Charis Pastors Network. In this edition, Dr. Mike Yoder discusses the importance of hermeneutics in the life of the church. Hermeneutics is the process of determining what God has said in his Word and how it applies to our lives today. The video series is designed to be used in preparing men for ordination or in various applications within[...]
Dates for “Momentum on the Road” have been announced. Each session will feature Momentum speaker, Jeff Bogue, and worship with the Grace Collective Band from Akron, Ohio. These nights aim to encourage students and adults alike as they continue to follow after Jesus and not grow weary in doing so. The cost of admission is $10 and attendees must have a ticket to enter the venue. At each location, the event will be fr[...]
Our yard has two bluebird houses; at least, that’s what they are supposed to be. I’m pretty sure no one can see an Eastern Bluebird without falling in love with these small, colorful birds. When I first moved to Indiana, they had all but disappeared from our area. Thanks to the efforts of concerned citizens and the Department of Natural Resources, we learned that providing the right kind of housing could make it possible for t[...]
Lewis Wheeler, a student in the first graduating class of Grace College’s Associate’s Degree Online, always read student success stories from colleges and thought they were corny PR moves, that is, until he became the student success story. A Childhood Centered on Mission Wheeler was born in Frankfort Indiana, but at the age of seven his parents moved him and his five siblings down to Mexico to be missionaries. In the next sev[...]
Grace College’s athletic department has unveiled its spectator policy for the 2020-21 basketball season. The decisions by Grace College were made primarily for the safety and well-being of all attendees, including student-athletes, officials, staff, and spectators. Lancer fans wanting to attend an away game should verify the fan attendance policy on the Crossroads League’s website (crossroadsleague.com/cl-covid19-i[...]
In November, members of Charis Alliance churches from around the globe are joining for a virtual Global Prayer Walk. For 30 days starting November 1, men and women will pray for the Charis churches and ministries of the Alliance located around the world. This is a great activity for church members during social distancing. Each day during November, an email will be sent with information and prayer requests from a specific coun[...]
Nathan and Jena Wells recently self-published an evangelistic workbook for believers. Nathan is the founder and executive director of SEEDnet, a Charis Fellowship cooperative ministry that plants churches in socially, economically, emotionally, and developmentally oppressed areas. Nathan is an elder at Grace Ranch Church, a Charis Fellowship and SEEDnet church plant, in Ashland, Ohio. Their book, GOSPELING: A Personal Guide to[...]
An article in Monday’s Warsaw, Ind., Times-Union features the work done by Grace College grad, Marc Eckel. He recently completed a mural on a building he owns in downtown Warsaw. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Mural Artist Hopes To Evoke Joy Of Childhood A new mural has been added to Warsaw’s scenery. Illustrator Marc Eckel finished “The Bubbles” mural Oct. 20. “I think I s[...]
The online news site, InkFreeNews, carried a story yesterday about the efforts of Nate Shipley to raise funds for the widow of his brother, Drew, who died unexpectedly in July. Shipley and five others rode their bicycles round the clock from Kokomo, Ind., to Cape Coral, Fla., earlier this fall to bring awareness to the cause. Nate and Drew are the sons of Charis Fellowship pastor, Steve and Hally Shipley. Steve recently steppe[...]
With seeping sores, old clothes, and maybe even missing limbs, no one wanted to be around them. They were not merely ostracized—they were left for dead. They were not only disliked—they were feared. Lepers. The worst curse of the day was to be called a leper. No matter your religious belief, if you contracted leprosy, you spent the rest of your life in a colony of other sufferers, begging for death, yet continuing to live. Lep[...]
Grace College’s women’s golf team wrapped up the 2020 NCCAA National Championships on Wednesday. The Lady Lancers placed third in the field, led by Carolyn Pacocha. The sophomore earned All-American status with her eighth-place finish, completing the week with a scorecard of 71-83-83. Pacocha is the third NCCAA All-American in program history, joining Young and Sydney Abbott. For the week, Grace produced a three-ro[...]
If you have the opportunity to fly over northern Indiana, make sure to look out the window. In Kosciusko County alone, the landscape is dotted with more than 100 lakes, including the state’s largest and deepest. Fly in a little closer and you can spot Grace College tucked on a rise over Winona Lake. And in the Dr. Dane A. Miller Science Complex, the Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams. “Those 100 lakes? They’re our mission. T[...]
A story at the news site, InkFreeNews, today details how Grace College is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Grace College President Details Virus Response With the COVID-19 pandemic, schools have made adjustments to keep students healthy while providing in-person instruction. Colleges and universities are no different; in fact their responses migh[...]
“I have been at this thing called church leadership for 55 years and I don’t think there’s ever been a more difficult time to lead a church than now,” says veteran pastor and church leader, Knute Larson. Check out what he and two Charis Fellowship pastors, Jeff Bogue (Akron, Ohio) and Jim Brown (Goshen, Ind.), have to say about leading a church in the time of COVID.[...]
If you have ever read a mystery novel, you know how each clue tugs at your mind, pulling you into a deeper search to solve the mystery. The clues make so much sense once the mystery is explained! Our experience with mystery-solving helps us identify with the Apostle Paul. As a staunch Jewish leader, he was committed to making sure his people benefitted fully from their special standing with God. He was so zealous that he was w[...]
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