Dr. Buzz Inboden is set to retire at the end of the school year after serving Worthington Christian School for 27 years. Before that, he served on staff at the Grace Brethren Church of Columbus, Ohio (now Grace Polaris Church). “Dr. Buzz” is featured on the school’s website. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. (Worthington Christian School is a ministry of Grace Pola[...]
Grace College’s women’s basketball team put an exclamation mark to the end of the season, beating Ecclesia 97-50 in the fifth-place game of the NCCAA National Championships. Kyannah Stull made history in the win. She erupted for 28 points, moving her into fourth place on Grace’s career scoring list. Stull ends her career with 1,633 points, and she is also the career leader in made 3-pointers (281 career 3s). [...]
Grace College’s men’s basketball team ended the year with a win, claiming third place at the NCCAA National Championships thanks to a 96-87 win over Alice Lloyd. The Lancers end the year with a 20-12 record, Grace’s first 20-win season since 2015-16. Grace had six players score in double figures and shot a sizzling 55 percent from the floor in an impressive offensive performance. The Lancers led for nearly th[...]
The Worthington Christian High School boys basketball team fell to Lutheran East in the Ohio Division III state championship game on Sunday afternoon. A story in the Columbus, Ohio, Dispatch gives the details. A portion of the article appears below. Click here to read the complete story. (Worthington Christian High School is a ministry of Grace Polaris Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation on the north side of Columbus. Mik[...]
Not long ago, I “masked up” and met a fellow pastor at a coffee shop to help him choose a subject for his upcoming preaching series. Because of this “series of unfortunate events” that popularly became known as 2020, I casually suggested preaching from a prophetic book. “I am really struggling to keep our congregation engaged in serious study,” the pastor admitted, “and the last thing I want to do is start into any passage tha[...]
After a disappointing loss on Wednesday, Grace College’s women’s basketball team rebounded on Thursday morning with a hot-shooting performance. The Lady Lancers blew past Columbia International 84-58 in the consolation bracket of the NCCAA National Championships. The home team made 12 triples in the game, including 10 in the first half, to ease away from the Rams. Grace will end its season on Friday at 3 p.m. again[...]
Grace College’s men’s basketball team went cold over the final minutes of the NCCAA national semifinals, falling 79-76 to Northwestern (Minn.) on Thursday. The Lancers led by six with 4:43 remaining, but Grace scored just one more point which opened the door for a comeback by the Eagles. The loss spoils Grace’s hopes of a national championship. The Lancers will end the year in the third-place game on Saturday[...]
Grace College’s women’s basketball team could not clinch the opening round of the 2021 NCCAA National Championships, falling 74-55 to Concordia on Wednesday. The loss eliminates Grace from contention for a national title, but the Lady Lancers still have two more games remaining in the tournament. Grace will take on Columbia International on Thursday at 10:15 a.m. The first half was played tightly with all the feel [...]
The 2021 NCCAA National Championships began according to plan for Grace College’s men’s basketball team. The Lancers routed SAGU American Indian College 97-63 on Wednesday at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center. The win propels Grace to the NCCAA national semifinals on Thursday at 8:45 p.m. Grace will take on Northwestern (Minn.) for a chance to play in the national championship. Grace began the game with a 3-po[...]
A partnership between college friends has resulted in high-tech mapping to help bring clean water to the Central African Republic. An article on the Cedarville University website tells how Jay Hocking, country director for Water for Good, a Charis Fellowship cooperating ministry, and students in Mark Gathany’s Geographic Information System (GIS) class at Cedarville, worked together to create high-resolution images of vil[...]
This week’s NCCAA Tournament kicks off today at Grace College, according to a story posted at timesuniononline.com. No. 1 seed Grace College will play the No. 8 seed SAGU AIC (AZ) at 7:00 pm tonight in the opening day of National Christian College Athletic Association tourney play. A portion of the Times-Union story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. NCCAA Tournament Starts Today At Grace The NCCAA m[...]
Out for a walk during a break at the South Focus Retreat last week, I passed an animal that had been killed on the road. I didn’t think much of it until on the way back, I saw a bald eagle land near it. The eagle tried to pick up the roadkill, but could only get it about six inches off the ground. The eagle flew less than a foot before it sank to the ground, the meat still in its claws. As I approached, it tried time and time [...]
Is biblical prophecy important? Read why Dr. Randy Smith thinks it is in the Winter-Spring issue of GraceConnect magazine, which focuses on the topic of the end times. You’ll want to take a look at the mind-boggling, stupendous, and astonishing events of the eternal day, as examined by the late Dr. Herman A. Hoyt. New leaders in the Charis Fellowship, Jeff Bogue at Momentum Ministry Partners, and Ryan Bowell, at the Grac[...]
“Are the women in the Fellowship equipped for the task of discipling other women?” That is a question that drives the mission of Women of Grace USA (WGUSA). A national ministry of the Charis Fellowship, WGUSA focuses on connecting women, equipping them for discipleship, and developing leadership skills. Executive Director Viki Rife shared how the organization began, evolved, and continues to minister to women within the Fellow[...]
Championship week is finally here for Grace College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams. Both teams will kick off the 2021 NCCAA National Championships on Wednesday at Grace’s Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center in Winona Lake, Ind. Sixteen elite college basketball teams are in Winona Lake this week in pursuit of the NCCAA crown. The tournament begins on Wednesday and Thursday with games running from 8:[...]
After defeating Proctorville Fairland in a Division III regional final, the boys basketball team at Worthington Christian High School advances to the semifinals in the Ohio High School Athletic Association tournament this week. They will play Cincinnati Taft (16-4) at 5 p.m. Friday in a state semifinal at University of Dayton Arena. Below is a portion of a story from the Columbus, Ohio, Dispatch. Click here to read the complet[...]
The dramatic finish of the Worthington Christian-Wheelersburg game in Ohio’s Division III boys’ basketball regional semifinal game was covered Wednesday by This Week News. A portion of the story and a video is below. Click here to read the complete story. Worthington Christian School is a ministry of Grace Polaris Church, Westerville, Ohio (Mike Yoder, lead pastor). Drew Faieta completes rally as Worthington Christ[...]
Yesterday’s Tyler, Tex., Morning Telegraph, reported on the efforts of the Fight Club at Grace Community Church, Goshen, Ind. (Jim Brown, senior pastor), to provide supplies to the area after February’s winter storms. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete story. Indiana men’s ministry donates food, water to city of Tyler after winter storm After seeing what Texans went through [...]
Every spring, senior art students at Grace College comb through their creative pieces from the past four years. They evaluate their strengths, they recognize their weaknesses, and they celebrate their growth in the areas of art, illustration, media arts, photography, and visual communication design. Their college education culminates with an exhibit that highlights their skills and captures their unique aesthetic. This year, b[...]
Grace College is gearing up to host the 2021 NCCAA National Basketball Championships for men and women next week. The tournament brings 16 elite college teams to Kosciusko County, Ind., for a unique weeklong experience. The tourney features 24 games played over four days (March 17-20), resulting in a men’s and women’s national champion. All games are played at Grace’s Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center. Fans from the public ar[...]
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