Southwestern highlighted in the Interpreter

Southwestern College students and alumni were featured in March/April 2013 issue of the Interpreter, a magazine produced by United Methodist Communications. In “A Higher Calling for Higher Education,” freshman Jordan Ramines, Sabetha, Kan., is highlighted at the sound board of a worship outreach concert. “I found the fact that it was a United Methodist college particularly enticing because I go to a Methodist church in my hometown,” Jordan was quoted. Other SC students and alumni were highlighted for their worship leadership at the NEXT event last fall in St. Louis. This event allowed…continue reading →

Worship Outreach Tours Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia

Martin Rude, director of worship outreach, led a group of 10 Southwestern College students on a concert tour to southeast Asia May 7 - 24. Countries on the tour were Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia, and 11 concerts were presented. The tour was in combination with their newest CD “No Secrets,” which contains 10 new songs written and produced by the Worship Outreach students. To learn more about their tour, watch music videos and order your copy of the CD, go to To check out the Worship Outreach web site go to: reading →

New faculty join Philosophy & Religion department

Dr. Jacob L. Goodson received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 2010.  He specializes in American philosophy, modern philosophy, and the philosophy of religion.  He writes on topics such as the ethics of baseball, the moral treatment of animals, and the philosophy of prayer and prophecy.  Goodson has an essay coming out this year titled "The Ethics of Counter-Insurgency in The Wire," which analyzes the characters of the popular HBO television series.  He enjoys discussing philosophical and theological issues with students, as well as watching the Chicago Cubs play baseball every…continue reading →

Discipleship Southwestern Students Spend Spring Break on Mission Trip in Atlanta

(from Nine Discipleship Southwestern students and Ashlee Alley, director of campus ministry at Southwestern College, spent their spring break on a mission trip in Atlanta. “I think it’s so important for people to have experiences that are different from our normal lives in Winfield,” Alley says.  “A mission trip to a place very different from what we experience on a day-to-day basis allows us to think differently about people in our own community.  It helps us think about how we can be God’s hands and feet right here on our campus and in…continue reading →