Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University has had an integrative mission from its founding in 2009. It is against this backdrop that we view our partnership with, and participation in, the Oikonomia Network. There are strong affinities between the way Wesley Seminary fulfills its mission to “prepare Christian leaders to engage in missional ministry locally […]
Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) desires to promote conversations and curricular integration to move students and faculty into a more complete understanding and practice of what it means to steward one’s whole life for God’s glory. In previous ON newsletter articles, we have highlighted our workplace internship program for pastoral students and other initiatives. In this […]
Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) has three distinct initiatives to promote conversations and curricular integration around faith, flourishing and economic wisdom.
Training Church Planters in Entrepreneurship ON at Seattle Pacific University Eli Ritchie, program assistant, Center for Biblical and Theological Education In the summer of 2016, Seattle Pacific University will welcome its first cohort in the Christian Social Entrepreneurship program. Initiated at the behest of key church and academic leaders, the program is developing in the […]
Elaine Bernius, associate professor of Biblical Studies, Indiana Wesleyan University An exploration of God’s calling on everyone’s life was at the center of a bold new initiative at Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) this academic year. In fall 2014, over 750 first-time undergraduates arrived on campus nine days before classes began, significantly extending the former three-day […]
Indiana Wesleyan University Eddy Shigley, director, Kern Ministry Program Students and faculty at Indiana Wesleyan University are expanding their understanding of the fully integrated life through internships, retreats, and campus events. Nineteen of our pastoral ministry students recently participated in a service learning internship with local business leaders. Students experience firsthand how the personal faith […]
Indiana Wesleyan University (Wesley Seminary) Eddy Shigley, director of the Kern Ministry Program On Jan. 22, we had the privilege of hosting Ron Blue as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by our Oikonomia Network program. Blue, author of 18 books on personal finance from a biblical perspective, including the bestseller “Master Your Money,” […]
ON at Assemblies of God Theological Seminary Johan Mostert, professor of Community Psychology Charlie Self, professor of Church History The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS) is developing a unique discipleship assessment for churches. An innovative product at the heart of this effort is a web tool for outcome-based discipleship assessment. This tool will provide […]