Roxi Larsen is joining the executive staff of Asia’s Hope as director of strategic partnership. Roxi has has worked in executive and administrative roles in churches big and small, non-profits, medical practices and businesses. She brings to Asia’s Hope a wealth of organizational and interpersonal skills. Most importantly, she brings a passion for empowering and engaging people in meaningful, life-transforming partnershi[...]
Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper. (Jeremiah 29:7) Pray that Charis Fellowship congregations in the cities of North America would boldly and unashamedly proclaim the gospel. Pray that they would be places for the broken, unwanted, and hurting and that Christ would be offered as the only remedy for the ver[...]
Then the master told his servant, ‘Go out to the roads and country lanes and compel them to come in, so that my house will be full.” (Luke 14:23) How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet[...]
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with the Lord’s people who are in need.Practice hospitality. (Romans 12:9-13) Pray for those who are involved in short-term mission trips. Help those e[...]
Dylan Felger picked up a pair of honors on Monday for Grace College’s track and field team. The freshman runner was named the Men’s Track Athlete of the Week by both the NCCAA and the Crossroads League. Felger excelled at last week’s 2019 NCCAA National Championships, hosted at Grace’s Bernard and Linnie Key Track and Field Complex. Felger won a national title by finishing first in the 400-meter hurdles[...]
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[...]
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