$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 →

Bishop Scholar takes advantage of numerous opportunities at SC

(from sckans.edu) Southwestern College President Dick Merriman once said about Southwestern College that a student will get from Southwestern exactly what he or she puts into it. Southwestern College senior Jonathan Woon has taken those words to heart. Since arriving on the campus of Southwestern College, Woon has immersed himself in activities and projects; he excels in photography, journalism, and worship outreach. Woon came to Southwestern from Malaysia and was awarded a Bishop Scholarship which has helped pay his tuition.  The scholarship offered by the school changes from year to year, but represents…continue reading →

2012-2013 Visiting Scholar begins work at Southwestern

Kevin Minister is the new Institute for Discipleship Visiting Scholar in residence, and has begun his work at the college. Minster is working toward a Ph.D. in religious studies at Southern Methodist University. He was awarded the Schubert M. Ogden Fellowship for Academic Excellence in the Theology and has published in the New Interpreter’s Theological Companion to the Lectionary. Learn more about the Visiting Scholar program.continue reading →

Institute for Discipleship Developing Youth Disciple Online

(from sckans.edu) The Institute for Discipleship (IFD) at Southwestern College has been awarded $10,000 from the Moody Memorial Permanent Endowment Fund in Galveston, Texas, for the development of Youth Disciple Online (YDO). “I am so please to have the support of the folks at Moody,” says Steve Wilke, executive director of the IFD. According to Wilke, this project will provide youth the opportunity to study and discuss the scriptures totally online. Gone will be some of the challenges due to schedules and transportation. In addition, this format provides for groups to be international. …continue reading →