September 27, 2011Tim Larsen: When the KJV was king
As the King James Version of the Bible celebrates its 400th year, Professor Timothy Larsen writes about its value as a cultural touchstone.
September 16, 2011Raising pigs to change the world
Brothers Ben and Philipp Prinz, spent this past summer pig farming at an orphanage in Uganda. It would be an unlikely occupation for two typical college-age guys, but not for the Prinz brothers, who have devoted their young lives to helping others, often in faraway places. Philipp, 22, is a 2011 graduate of Wheaton College, while Ben is a sophomore at the University of Chicago...
September 15, 2011Wheaton College gears up for another big season
Wheaton College football coach Mike Swider has a 124-37 record over 15 seasons and that .779 winning percentage ranks him 12th in NCAA Division III history among coaches who have served 10 or more years.
And he savors each victory.
September 10, 2011New Asbury UMC pastor shares African roots with congregants
The Rev. Dr. Willy Mafuta continues to live his lifelong dream in the country he loves. “When I was little, I always dreamed of coming to the U.S.,” he says. Mafuta, new pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church at 350 27th Ave. SW, grew up as a Baptist in the Congo in Central Africa....In 1995, his dream of living in the U.S. became a reality when he enrolled in Wheaton College...