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Kingdom Diversity

Kingdom Diversity

How We Teach about Gender Roles in the Church at Wheaton College

This information also serves to orient new faculty—especially those who teach in the School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership and the School of Biblical and Theological Studies—on Wheaton’s perspective. 

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2021 Diversity Events

Wheaton College proudly celebrates ethnically diverse cultures and communities. Diversity in our communities continually enhances our experiences, deepens our knowledge, and influences our campus culture for God's glory.

Diversity Resources

We invite you to learn more about ethnically diverse communities' unique experiences through recommended resources.

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Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples. — Psalm 117:1, New International Version Read More

The Flourishing for All: Wheaton Strategic Diversity Plan

The goal of the Flourishing for All: Wheaton College Diversity Strategic Plan was created to build on the Christ-Centered Wheaton College Diversity Commitment Statement by outlining concrete structures and processes to transform individuals and the College. 63 departments contributed 90 plans that model inclusive and equitable approaches for engagement, decision-making, and communication.

Download the PDF of the plan


Imago Dei (Image of God)

We encourage you to listen to music that speaks to the vast experiences of different ethnic cultures. The countless genres represented in this music echo the majesty of our God. The Office of Intercultural Engagement has curated a playlist on Spotify,"Imago Dei (Image of God)", to celebrate the creativity, strength, and beauty of various people groups.

 Faculty, Staff, and Alumni music album covers and photos

We are grateful for Dr. Jennie Oh BrownMr. Stevener GaskinDr. Carolyn HartMr. Maurice Henderson '12 (Bartholomew Jones), Dr. Shawn Okpebholo, and Mr. Will Liverman. These gifted scholars and artists from Wheaton College honor the Lord and share their expertise and experiences both nationally and internationally. Listen to their music featured in our "Imago Dei" Spotify playlist

The music in this playlist represents many nations and cultures. Still, there is more to hear and learn from these voices than the sixty songs in this playlist can convey. The experiences of each represented community reach far beyond this music. We invite you to read, listen, genuinely connect, and engage with God's precious people. 

We do not own the rights to any of the music curated in this playlist.  

Enjoy previous playlists in the Previous Events section linked HERE

Diversity Discussions Book of the Month

Join us every month as we read books related to diversity and inclusion.

The Office of Intercultural Engagement proudly presents 

 Photos of Faculty, Staff and Students from Wheaton and various colleges and churches

The Diversity Discussions Web Series 

As social justice issues continue to unfold, the Wheaton College Chief Intercultural Engagement Officer, Dr. Sheila Caldwell, has hosted conversations about how these matters have impacted people of color in America.

To view the live event replays, visit the Diversity Event Archives


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The Rodney K. Sisco Diversity Students' Choice Awards

Join us as we celebrate the Third Annual Rodney K. Sisco Diversity Students' Choice Awards Ceremony. Wheaton College takes time each year to honor and value the outstanding diversity work of our faculty and staff.

Christ-Centered Diversity Commitment

Wheaton College has created the Christ-Centered Diversity Commitment to articulate our firm commitment to "cultivate a grace-filled, Christ-Centered academic community where all members are recognized, loved, and respected [Matthew 22:37-40 and 28:19-20; Revelation 7:9-10]."

Read Our Commitment

Featured Videos

Wheaton College values and includes diverse points of view from the body of Christ. Please enjoy these featured videos that reflect the beauty of different expressions of God's image.

Dr. Sheila Caldwell | Psalm 90

Dr. Cartagena|Matthew 2:13-23

Dr. Melba Maggay

Professor Donté Ford | Acts 2

Atty. Diane Padilla | Luke 8:22-25

Dr. Gregory Lee

The Biblical Vision for Kingdom Diversity

Inspiring the Good in Diverse Relationships

Right Words, Right Hearts, and Right Actions

Arts in the Liberation Struggle