Water for Good, a cooperating ministry in the Charis Fellowship, was featured recently on WANE-TV in Fort Wayne, Ind. A portion of that story appears below. Click here to read the complete story and see the interview with Water For Good’s Olivia Lehman, associate director of development. ‘Water for Good’ brings clean water to the Central Africa Republic Water for Good makes it their mission to increase people’s access to[...]
A news item at the online site, The Early Bird, notes that Greenville Grace Brethren Church, Greenville, Ohio (Danny Wright, teaching pastor), will celebrate its 20th anniversary in September. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Greenville Grace celebrates 20 years On Sept. 7, 5 p.m., Greenville Grace Brethren Church will officially celebrate its 20th anniversary with a gathering of t[...]
A story at the online news site, InkFreeNews, features Barry Andrew, a Grace College graduate and member of the Winona Lake, Ind., Grace Brethren Church (Bruce Barlow, lead pastor). A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Andrew Provides Hope And Encouragement Through Counseling Anyone who has ever counseled someone struggling with substance abuse knows the harsh realities involved. Barry[...]
In early 1987, I received a direct commission as a Second Lieutenant and Chaplain Candidate in the U.S. Army Reserve. Soon after, I drove to Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis. I felt awkward walking into the military clothing sales store in my civilian clothes to buy my first sets of battle dress uniforms, or BDUs, with the required patches and black boots (that I later learned how to spit shine). I put on the uniform and[...]
A story at the online news site, InkFreeNews, features the new Grace College men’s soccer coach, Aaron Patrick. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. All Roads Lead Patrick To Grace Whether one believes in a higher power or not, something was in the works for Arron Patrick and his road to becoming the Grace College men’s soccer coach. Life on the pitch was good for Patrick, who wa[...]
A year after making history with their first Crossroads League championship, Grace College’s women’s soccer team is gearing up for another title run. The Lady Lancers posted an incredible 20-4-1 record during a storybook 2018 season. Grace hosted an Opening Round match for NAIA Nationals and ended the year ranked No. 16 in the NAIA Coaches’ Poll. But head coach Michael Voss, the winningest coach in program hi[...]
Grace College’s men’s soccer team is days away from starting the 2019 season under first-year head coach Arron Patrick. Patrick is no stranger to the Crossroads League, however, coaching at Goshen and playing at Bethel. The Grimsby, England, native had high remarks for the Lancers entering the fall season. “I’m really excited to have the boys back on campus, to keep building relationships with the playe[...]
The doctor came into the exam room in his typical enthusiastic flurry of activity. Without a moment’s notice, he reviewed my chart, chuckled to himself and said, “Well, you’re free to go. You’re totally healthy now that we’ve figured out your treatment. Come back in six months?” I rushed to explain to him how my I wasn’t comfortable with how my blood pressure and heart rate were making me feel. He smiled kindly and said, “I’m [...]
Word has been received of the death of Jeanette S. Scofield, or “Junie,” as she was known to many in the Charis Fellowship. Following the death of her husband, who was pastor of the Grace Brethren Church in Bowling Green, Ohio, she served as the receptionist for Grace Brethren Home Missions/Grace Brethren North American Missions in Winona Lake, Ind. Her obituary appears below. Jeanette S. Scofield, age 96, went to [...]
“It’s a healing ministry. Jesus went around healing people and proclaiming the good news,” says Jim Cabush, the family pastor at Valley Grace Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Hagerstown, Md. (Daniel Pritchett, pastor). Jim is referring to the free Narcan training that was held at Valley Grace just a few weeks ago. Narcan (naloxone) is classified as an opioid antagonist and is an accessible way for anyone to help rev[...]
Since participating on Operation Barnabas is not an end result but rather a step in the process, OB participants are encouraged to be involved in the OB Faithfulness Program. This discipleship program, completed in the five months immediately following the student’s OB tour, involves demonstrating continued faithfulness through personal growth, church involvement, mentoring, and even new ministry development. Monthly reports a[...]
In an article in Sunday’s Akron, Ohio, Beacon Journal, a Copley, Ohio, resident, who has found a home at Grace Church, Bath Campus, Akron, Ohio (Jeff Bogue, senior pastor), speaks out in favor of gun rights, while favoring laws that would give stricter controls. Becky Dieter is, herself, a victim of a mass shooting. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Survivor of Copley rampage [...]
The widow of long-time Grace Brethren pastor, Russ Ogden, died early this morning. Her obituary is posted below, as shared by her family on Facebook. Betty woke up in heaven, Friday, August 9, the morning of her 94th birthday. She passed from here to glory quietly in her sleep. To many of us she was mom, grandma, and great-grandma, sister, Aunt Betty, cousin, friend, or neighbor. But to all of us she was the incomparable “Bett[...]
What does the fruit of the Spirit look like in real life? In this issue of Women’s Spectrum, various women explore how love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, gentleness, faithfulness and self control are crucial parts of getting to know Jesus more fully. Women’s Spectrum is an annual publication produced by Women of Grace USA, a national ministry in the Charis Fellowship. Click here to order your copy.[...]
Four Grace College faculty and staff members participated in a nine-day Civil Rights Bus Tour this summer. The tour was led by Dr. Todd Allen, founder of The Common Ground Project and professor of communication at Messiah College. The bus stopped at key southern sites of the Civil Rights Movement in North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Ohio. The Common Ground Project is a community-based non-profit dedicated to tea[...]
John Elliott, a community leader in Warsaw and Winona Lake, Ind., and a long-time supporter of Grace College athletics, was honored recently by members of the local Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club and was presented with the Sagamore of the Wabash award. Elliott is moving out of state to be closer to family. A portion of an article from InkFreeNews appears below. Click here to read the complete story. As Elliott Prepares To Relo[...]
The Grace College GOAL (Grace Opportunities for Adult Learners) is featured as the online news site, InkFreeNews, tells the story of Gracie Perez, who achieved her educational goal through the GOAL program. A portion of that story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Grace For Gracie – God Never Runs Out Of Grace When Gracie Perez moved to Texas at age 15, she didn’t know any English outside of the words “ye[...]
My adult life began in the midst of a crisis that brought about a time of solidarity and harmony among the American people and politicians alike. I was a college freshman leaving my Tuesday morning class on the four Gospels when I was told to find a television, and quickly. In the lounge of our dorm, we watched the events of September 11, 2001, unfold before our eyes. We were in shock, our young eyes too fresh, to anticipate t[...]
A report in the Goldendale, Wash., Sentinel, notes that Community Grace Brethren Church in Goldendale (Greg Howell, pastor), is planning to open an after-school childcare program. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Church looks to establish afterschool program Along with community members and partners, the Community Grace Brethren Church is taking progressive steps to secure a licens[...]
Grace College’s athletic department selected Nate Wadley as the Lancers’ next strength and conditioning coach. He is the second strength coach in department history, following Scott Moore who became Grace’s men’s basketball head coach this spring. “I feel very blessed and fortunate to have the opportunity to be part of Grace College’s athletic department,” Wadley said. “Being tru[...]
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