Grace College will host the 30th annual FunFest on Friday, Oct. 25, from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Gordon Health and Wellness Center, 100 Publishers Dr., Winona Lake, Ind. FunFest is free and open to all children and their families. This year’s theme is beach party. Children are invited to dress-up in the beach theme or in the costume of their choosing! “Funfest is a chance for Grace College students to serve the children and families[...]
In 2018, Charis Fellowship churches in North America marked the 100th anniversary of James Gribble leaving to minister in the darkest of Africa. In the Central African Republic, they are planning to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gribble’s arrival, which occurred three years later. It took that long for the missionary to travel through the jungle and to gain the proper permissions to live and work in the region. Pastor Bav[...]
Barb Wooler, director of Crisis Response for Encompass World Partners, has developed a new curriculum to help young people understand the difficulties in life that they face. Below is information from encompasscrisisresponse.org. Are your children and grandchildren ready to face a world increasingly hostile to them and to the faith you are working so hard to instill in them? If current statistics are true, and young adults are[...]
Grace College’s women’s basketball team peaked at the right time last year, playing its best over the final month of the season. The Lady Lancers went 8-4 down the stretch, upsetting two ranked teams and clinching third place in the NCCAA National Championships. Located in Winona Lake, Ind., Grace is aiming to continue that momentum in 2019-20 under second-year head coach Dan Davis. Davis injected an energetic, fa[...]
Grace College’s women’s tennis team earned a wealth of honors from the Crossroads League. The Lady Lancers had three players appear on the All-Crossroads League Team as well as winning the league’s Coach of the Year. Marcus Moore was tabbed as the CL’s Coach of the Year. He led the Lady Lancers to an 11-3 mark in the fall, securing the second-most wins in a single season as well as the second-highest wi[...]
Three members of Grace College’s men’s tennis team were recognized by the Crossroads League at the end of the fall season. Max Rozas, Fabricio Galvan and Pavle Popovic all earned a spot on the All-Crossroads League Team for the Lancers. Only Indiana Wesleyan (5) had more All-CL honorees than Grace. The Lancers finished the fall with a 9-4 record. Grace went 7-2 in the Crossroads League to finish third, and the Lanc[...]
Persecuted (English) from Encompass World Partners on Vimeo. Physical brutality. Destroyed property. Cast out from society. These are the realities of countless Christians within the global Charis Alliance movement. On Sunday, November 3, 2019, churches around the world will join to pray for those who are facing such atrocities. Will you dedicate 6-12 minutes during your service or small group to watch a short video and pray t[...]
Out of all twelve disciples, I’m the most like Peter, I think. In John 6, Jesus asks his followers, “Are you going to leave me, too?” Peter pipes up with an interesting mix of conviction and frustration replying, “Where else would we go? You have the words of life.” My heart lurches in empathy at Peter’s attitude. To leave Christ means leaving life itself, but would I have ever guessed how difficult pursuing Life himself would[...]
Betty Ruth Hocking was born on September 11, 1931, in Miami, Fla., to Joseph and Estella Reeves. She graduated into the presence of her Lord on October 16, 2019, in Long Beach, Calif. Betty graduated from Ponce de Leon High School in Coral Gables, Fla., and then attended Bob Jones University where she met her husband, Donald. After graduating in May of ‘53, Don and Betty were married on June 5. Betty spent most of her life as [...]
Meet Noah Cole. A fresh, 2019 Sport Business graduate of Grace College, Winona Lake, Ind. Sports are (and always have been) a passion of Noah’s. That’s why the first time he stepped foot on campus, it was for a middle school soccer camp, and why he was a four-year track athlete at Grace. So choosing a major was a no-brainer for Noah. “Sports have taught me valuable skills like how to take instruction from others, how to show u[...]
Since 1974, the Operation Barnabas ministry has sent out summer teams of high school students to serve and encourage individuals and churches. OB’s rich history has seen a number of the alums go into full time vocational ministry. Many of the skills learned on Operation Barnabas can be used in any occupation for the glory of God! Alumni were recently asked two questions: What is your current occupation and what did you learn o[...]
In just its fifth year of existence, Grace College’s women’s golf team appeared in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll. The Lady Lancers are in the “receiving votes” section, marking the first appearance in the national poll in team history. Grace is receiving 52 points from the national voters in the poll, 29th-most in the nation. The Lady Lancers have already competed favorably with teams in the natio[...]
Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS) will return to the Grace College campus this fall. Sponsored by the Grace College Department of Languages, Literature and Communication, AFTLS’s visit will include a week-long residency and three open-to-the-public performances of William Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, “Twelfth Night” on Oct. 31, Nov. 1, and Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. (The Nov. 1 show is already sold out.) Performanc[...]
“For Logan County makes me excited because I get to go out in the community and serve others without expecting anything in return,” says Kenzie Daulton, a member of Bellefontaine Grace Church, in Bellefontaine, Ohio (Daniel O’Kane, lead pastor). “I want to show Jesus to every person I meet in the community, every day.” For Logan County (FLC) grew out of an idea birthed during a cohort on community outreach at Access (the Chari[...]
Dr. Chuck Davis, founder, president, and executive director of Caribbean Vision Ministries has decided it is time to conclude his ministry in this capacity. This is not a recent development but one he and the Board of Directors have been discussing and working on for several years. Chuck will continue to serve until a new executive director is in place. God has been gracious and kind in allowing this ministry to serve Him and [...]
A story in yesterday’s Los Angeles Times about Grace Brethren High’s standout football player, Josh Henderson, speculates on future prospects for the senior. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Grace Brethren High School is a ministry of Grace Church, Simi Valley, Calif. (Jordan Bakker, senior pastor). Grace Brethren star Josh Henderson has decision to make on college Josh[...]
Have you heard about the latest club sport at Grace College? Did you know? There are more than 100 lakes and streams in Kosciusko County, Ind. The new bass fishing club will enable Grace College students to enjoy fishing together on the many lakes in our county, and beyond! Tim Ziebarth, executive dean of the School of Professional and Online Education, is leading the club. “I cannot wait to get the boat out onto the water to[...]
Get to know two new Grace College staff that also just so happen to be siblings! The Poyner’s front porch step is precisely 64 steps from the back entrance of the Gordon Health and Wellness Center. The Poyner siblings, Jake, Grace’s Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach, and Karly, instructor of the Communication Capstone course, grew up knowing Grace College and its students intimately. What most recently has been their [...]
Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, Ind., recognized 17 distinguished alumni and friends at the first Seminary Reunion and Award Dinner on Oct. 4. All seminary graduates were invited to enjoy food and fellowship while honoring the first group of Seminary Alumni Award Winners. Each of the men and women awarded has advanced the mission of Grace College and Theological Seminary through their lives and ministry. Dr. Homer Ken[...]
A Grace College graduate, Lauren Moore, has been named to the 2019-20 Educator Advisory Board of the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET). Lauren is master teacher at West Goshen Elementary School in Goshen, Ind., according to a news release from Goshen Community Schools. In this role she designs and implements weekly professional development that is differentiated to meet the needs of both teachers and student[...]
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