Two members of Grace College’s softball team made an appearance on the postseason All-Crossroads League Team. Sam Heim earned a spot on the All-Crossroads League Team, while Britney Young was named honorable mention All-League. The pair repeated those same honors from the 2018 season. Heim enjoyed a dominant season at the plate. She hit .439 for the season, ranking in the top 15 of the NAIA in both hits and triples. Her [...]
Grace College men’s golfer, Noah Wright, has been honored for his standout freshman season by the Crossroads League. Wright was named honorable mention All-League for Grace’s men’s golf team. He was one of just three freshmen to receive mention on the All-Crossroads League Team. He was consistent throughout the fall and spring, averaging a team-best round of 77.17 for the season. At the Ackerman-Allen Shootou[...]
Grace College’s baseball team enjoyed one of its most successful seasons in recent memory this spring. The squad was honored accordingly with four awards by the Crossroads League. Chris Griffin was named the league’s Newcomer of the Year as a standout freshman, and Xavier Harris was named All-League. Mitchell Enyart and Houston Haney were both honorable mention for All-League. Harris and Griffin were Grace’s [...]
The Northern Indiana Lakes Festival, May 24-26 at Center Lake Park in Warsaw, Ind., is ready to entertain and educate visitors with a wide variety of lake-focused activities, workshops, vendors, prizes, a parade and more. The Festival is coordinated by the Lilly Center for Lakes and Streams at Grace College. “When we design the Lakes Festival weekend, we always ask ourselves how we can turn lake recreation into a learning tool[...]
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. (Galatians 6:9) the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. (Psalm 121:8) Pray for those who serve as missionaries — whether domestically or internationally. Pray that they will not become weary and that the Lord will watch over them.[...]
Grace College and Seminary’s annual commencement ceremony took place on Saturday, May 12, in the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center on the Grace College campus in Winona Lake, Ind. The 2019 Commencement honored 485 students, including 287 bachelor’s degree graduates, 100 master’s degree graduates, 15 doctoral degree graduates, and eight associate degree graduates. Each year, Grace’s residential graduates select a faculty membe[...]
We had been planning and preparing for over a year. Our daughter’s wedding was scheduled for 9:00 am. At 9:15 the groom was in the shower, the bride had no ride to the venue, and 31 flower girls were milling around the guest house waiting for the bus that would transport them. Our daughter had moved to Uganda to serve orphans with Sonrise Ministries. In early March she and Derick, a Ugandan, were married. It was an exciting ad[...]
Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. (1 Corinthians 15:58) In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have noth[...]
CE National is pleased to announce the students who will be serving this summer on Operation Barnabas 2019. See the 2019 team rosters. Orientation for the East team starts June 15 at the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia, Pa. June 22 is the start of orientation for the West team at Urban Hope Training Center in Norwalk, Calif. Click here for more information about Operation Barnabas, which is a ministry of CE National[...]
Grace College’s Manahan Orthopaedic Center in Winona Lake, Ind., was the site of the annual DARE graduation for students in Warsaw Community Schools on Tuesday night. The online news site, InkFreeNews, reported on the event. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Warsaw Schools Celebrate 30 Years Of DARE Students from nine Warsaw elementary schools, as well as families, teachers an[...]
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. (Matthew 7:7-8) Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. (Philippians 2:3-4) P[...]
Longtime Grace College men’s basketball coach, Jim Kessler, who retired at the end of this year’s season, was recognized on Monday at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Night of Hope in Fort Wayne, Ind. Kessler received the Northeast Indiana Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ first Coach’s Impact Award. He preceded Hall of Famer Mike Singletary, who was the featured speaker for the evening. The [...]
Yesterday’s Warsaw, Ind., Times-Union, carried a story about efforts to plant a native landscape on the shores of Winona Lake at the Winona Lake Park. Longtime members of the Charis Fellowship will remember the park, which serves the community of Winona Lake, Ind., as the site of Camp Bethany, where Brethren National Youth Conference (now Momentum Youth Conference) had its first sessions. A portion of the story appears b[...]
Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification. (Romans 14:19) And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching. (Hebrews 10:24-25) Pray for the upcoming Access2019 conference for the Charis Fellowship. It will be hel[...]
“And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love,” (2 John 6) is the theme verse for Love Ripon, a community-wide event that is based out of Ripon, Calif. Love Ripon is a partnership of “Love Our Cities” and was born out of the success of a project with a similar name from the neighboring town of Modesto. Ripon Grace Church (Rex Rodgers, le[...]
A memorable run through the 2019 Crossroads League Tournament ended on Wednesday, May 8, for Grace’s baseball team. The Lancers lost 14-6 to Marian in the tournament championship game, hosted by Taylor University. The Knights (30-19) beat the Lancers on back-to-back days, squelching Grace’s dreams of a conference crown. The game started brightly for Grace on a clear, 70-degree day. David Anderson and Sam Newkirk st[...]
Thomas Hickerson highlighted Thursday’s competition at the 2019 NCCAA National Championships for Grace College’s track and field team. Hickerson claimed the NCCAA national title in the javelin for the second straight year, launching 180-feet-7. Abbott Joy was the national runner-up in the javelin to also earn NCCAA All-American status; he threw a PR of 172-6 to place second in the nation. William Shafer placed fift[...]
Grace College’s track and field team had one of its most successful days ever at the 2019 NCCAA National Championships on Friday, May 10. The Lancers had eight All-American finishers on the day, including a pair of national champions. Overall, both squads finished in the top 10. The men placed fourth as a team, marking the best finish in program history, and the women were 10th. Walker Hobbs nailed a personal best in the[...]
I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint. (Jeremiah 31:25) Pray for refreshing Focus Retreats. Focus Retreats are designed for pastors and ministry leaders in Charis Fellowship churches. They scheduled throughout the year in five regions. The final retreat of the 2018-2019 schedule will be held May 20-22 at Camp Clear Lake near White’s Pass, Washington. The retreats this year have focused on moving the Charis Fello[...]
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. (Proverbs 22:6) Pray for children’s ministries leaders, that they will find creative and compelling ways to communicate God’s Word and its application to children’s lives. Pray that many children will receive Jesus Christ as Savior in Charis Fellowship churches. Pray for these Charis Fellowship ministries who focus on teaching young peopl[...]
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