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Mission, Ministry, and Leadership News

Mission, Ministry, and Leadership News

This page features blog posts and news stories about the Mission, Ministry, and Leadership programs. Hear from expert Wheaton College faculty, current students, and alumni as they reflect on the mission of their programs: inspiring, equipping, and empowering current and future leaders of ministries and movements as they work to engage the world for Christ and His Kingdom with excellence, competence, and in a spirit of service.

Recent News

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Graduate School, Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership (M.A.)
New Book Calls Christians to Welcome Refugees and Immigrants
In his new book, "You Welcomed Me: Loving Refugees and Immigrants Because God First Loved Us," Kent Annan helps readers work through fears and misunderstandings around these issues and invites us into stories of welcome that lead us to see the current refugee and immigrant crisis in a new light that points us to the heart of the gospel.
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Biblical and Theological Studies (Ph.D.), Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.), Evangelism and Leadership (M.A.), Graduate School
Incarnation
The Rev. Dr. Dave McDowell, Chaplain of the Wheaton College Graduate School, reflects on the incarnation.
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Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A.), Graduate School, HDI, TESOL and Intercultural Studies (M.A.), Theology (M.A.)
International Education Week 2018
This story recaps the different testimonies we heard during November 12-17, International Education Week 2018! We spent some time getting to know our students from around the world, one continent a day.
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Billy Graham Center, News
Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College to Host One-Day Summit to Challenge and Inspire the Church to Address Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Abuse
In response to the growing number of stories of harassment and assault coming to light in our churches, the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College is hosting Reflections: A GC2 Summit on Responding to Sexual Violence.
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Billy Graham Center, News
Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College Recipient of $1 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment to Equip Senior Church Leaders for Revitalization
"Thanks to the Lilly Endowment grant, we can expand significantly in both the numbers and the diversity of the pastors and churches we are serving,” said Dr. Rick Richardson, Project Director.
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Graduate School, HDI, Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership (M.A.)
From Commitment to Qualification
Dyer Bowers, a current M.A. student in the Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership program, shares her reflections on recent headlines about immigration and refugees, and speaks about the importance of matching a passion to help with the right qualifications.
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Biblical and Theological Studies (Ph.D.), Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.), Evangelism and Leadership (M.A.), Graduate School
20 Countries Represented in Incoming Grad Class
As we enter our 81st year at the Wheaton College Graduate School, we are happy to see our global community of scholars continuing to increase in scope and reach. This year, we welcomed students from 20 nations!
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Graduate School, HDI, Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership (M.A.)
Kati and Katrina: The Hurricane that Charted a Student’s Course
Like many members of our inaugural M.A. in Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership class, Kati Shepardson brings a wealth of previous experience in humanitarian and disaster relief to the program. In this blog, Kati shares how it all began with her own experience of Hurricane Katrina.
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#MyWheaton Alumni, Graduate School, Intercultural Studies (M.A.), MyWheaton Alumni
Choosing Every Day Brave: Author and Wheaton College Graduate School Alumna Reflects on a Year of (Intercultural) Transition
Graduate School, HDI, Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership (M.A.)
HDI Leader Talks Immigration in Washington, D.C.
Kent Annan of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute shares about his recent trip to Washington, D.C. to discuss the border crisis, refugees, and DACA.
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Kent Annan Joins Humanitarian Disaster Institute to Direct New MA Program
Kent Annan, cofounder of Haiti Partners, recently joined Wheaton College as director of Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership at the Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI), where he will provide leadership for the new M.A. program.
Richard Stearns Accepts Award from Humanitarian and Disaster Institute
HDI, Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership (M.A.)
Richard Stearns Awarded First Annual Humanitarian Leadership Award
The Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI) awarded Richard Stearns, retiring president of World Vision U.S., their first annual Humanitarian Leadership Award for “exemplary leadership in the humanitarian field over the entirety of his career.”
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Billy Graham Center, Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.), Graduate School
Faith and Psychology: a Billy Graham Scholar's Story
Jenya Fazletinova, a Billy Graham Scholar and Psy.D. Student at the Wheaton College Graduate School, shares how the Billy Graham legacy has helped her to connect faith and psychology.
Graduate School, Outdoor and Adventure Leadership (M.A.)
Finding a Place for Technology Outdoors
After graduating with a bachelor's degree in computer science, Molly Shore shares about what would be next and how God could use her skills and passions by pursuing a graduate degree in Outdoor and Adventure Leadership.
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Billy Graham Center, News
Billy Graham Center Honors Billy Graham with Our Gospel Story Curriculum
The Billy Graham Center recently released its Our Gospel Story curriculum, a collection of resources to help Christians share the gospel.