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 https://www.facebook.com/worshipoutreach. To check out the Worship Outreach web site go to: www.sckans.edu/worshipoutreach..continue 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 sckans.edu) 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 →

$1,260 Raised for Nothing But Nets at Southwestern College

(from sckans.edu) Fans in Stewart Field House raised $1,260 in donations for the Nothing But Nets campaign at the Southwestern vs. Bethel basketball doubleheader Jan. 12. According to Ashlee Alley, campus minister at Southwestern, Imagine No Malaria is a project of the United Methodist Church to educate and protect those most vulnerable to malaria and help treat those affected by it. “The work of fighting malaria in our little corner of the world has been a team effort:  For the last several years, Bishop Dick Wilke has continued to set the challenge of malaria…continue reading →