Wheaton in the News

Wheaton in the News highlights Wheaton's appearances in newspapers, magazines, and other online publications.

February 16, 2018: Dr. Amy Peeler discusses Mary as a handmaid for the Center for Pastor Theologians

In the Center for Pastor Theologians, Dr. Amy Peeler discusses Mary's role as handmaid from the book of Luke.

February 16, 2018: Captain David Inglesias some of the lessons learned through the leadership process

In Christianity Today, Associate Professor of Politics and Law Captain David Iglesias discusses his experiences in different positions of leadership and the lessons he's learned as a result.

February 14, 2018: Ed Stetzer discusses the value of marriage in the 21st century for Christianity Today

In Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer discusses the value of marriage and how to revive the covenantal practice for the 21st century.

February 14, 2018: Ed Stetzer discusses what Christians can learn from the Olympics

In The Exchange, Ed Stetzer teams up with student Gabriella Siefert to discuss what Christians can learn about glorifying God through the Olympics. 

February 12, 2018: Dr. Jerry Root discusses the uniqueness of Christianity for Gospel Life Podcast

In a Gospel Life Podcast episode, professor of evangelism Dr. Jerry Root discusses what makes Christianity distinct from other major religions. 

February 7, 2018: Ed Stetzer interviews Dr. Michael Graves for Theology for Life Podcast

In a Theology for Life podcast episode, Ed Stetzer interviews Armerding Professor of Biblical Studies Dr. Michael Graves on how studying the Bible in its original languages can increase our understanding and appreciation of Scripture.

February 6, 2018: Peter Walters quoted in The Sport Review on understanding sleep patterns

In The Sport Review, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Peter Walters explains how understanding the five stages of sleep can lead to a better night's rest.

February 4, 2018: Ed Stetzer discusses how the Super Bowl provides opportunities for prayer

In Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer discusses how the Super Bowl brings forward testimonies of faith and opportunities for prayer.

February 2, 2018: Dr. Vincent Bacote quoted in the Rome News-Tribune

In the Rome News-Tribune, Professor of Theology Dr. Vincent Bacote discusses Evangelicals and politics.

February 2, 2018: Dr. Vincent Bacote quoted in the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

In the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics, Professor of Theology Dr. Vincent Bacote discusses "Groundhog Day" and how we can apply some of the film's lessons to everyday life.

February 2, 2018: Ed Stetzer discusses megachurches in Christianity Today

In Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer reflects on his hopes for the future of megachurches.

January 30, 2018: John C. Richards Jr. discusses racial reconciliation in Christianity Today

In Christianity Today, managing director of the Billy Graham Center John C. Richards Jr. discusses racial reconciliation in America and why he remains hopeful for the future.

January 26, 2018: Ed Stetzer discusses personality tests in The Exchange

In The Exchange, Ed Stetzer discusses how personality tests can strengthen our identity in Christ.

January 24, 2018: Wheaton College basketball player Aston Francis featured in the Daily Herald

The Daily Herald interviews Wheaton College basketball player Aston Francis on his childhood and time on the court. 

January 24, 2018: Father Daren J. Zehnle gives a featured lecture at the Wade Center

The Marion E. Wade Center welcomed Father Daren J. Zehnle for a featured lecture on J. R. R. Tolkien, "Joy Like Swords': Hobbits, Franciscans, and the Crucifix."

January 24, 2018: David Iglesias featured on Theology for Life Podcast

Ed Stetzer interviews Director of the Wheaton Center for Faith, Politics, and Economics David Iglesias on immigration and immigration policy in a Theology for Life Podcast episode.

January 23, 2018: John C. Richards Jr. featured on Gospel Life Podcast

Managing Director of the Billy Graham Center John C. Richards Jr. speaks in a Gospel Life Podcast episode about the importance of making space in our lives to hold important conversations with others. 

January 21, 2018: Blanchard Hall recognized as a stop on the Underground Railroad

The Daily Herald mentions Blanchard Hall's early 1800s role as an Underground Railroad stop for fugitive slaves.

January 15, 2018: Ed Stetzer discusses how Christians should respond to Simone Biles' story of abuse and the continuation of the #MeToo movement.

In Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer argues that Christians must address the #MeToo movement to make a better way for women in our communities.

January 12, 2018: Kent Annan discusses President Trump's comments on immigration and how Christians should respond.

In Christianity Today, Kent Annan from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute urges Christians to expand their compassion by taking a closer look at immigration. 

January 11, 2018: Ed Stetzer quoted in Huffington Post for his discussion of Andy Savage.

The Huffington Post quotes Ed Stetzer's recent Christianity Today article, in which Stetzer addresses Andy Savage, Highpoint Church, and how Christians should respond to abuse in the church. 

January 11, 2018: Ed Stetzer discusses Andy Savage and how Christians should respond to abuse in the church.

In Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer discusses the recent events surrounding Andy Savage and suggests how Christians should respond to abuse in the church in the future.

January 5, 2018: Read Schuchardt discusses how podcasts are harming church attendance.

In Christianity Today, Associate Professor of Communication Read Schuchardt argues that sermon podcasts disembody the message and the congregation. 

January 2, 2018: NBC Chicago profiles Nancy Swider-Peltz Jr. '15 and Jeffrey Swider-Peltz '16 on their quest to make the 2018 Olympic Team.

NBC Chicago profiles Nancy Swider-Peltz Jr. '15 and Jeffrey Swider-Peltz '16 on their quest to make the 2018 U.S. Olympic Long Track Speedskating Team. The siblings compete this week in Milwaukee.

January 2, 2018: Dr. Ed Stetzer interviews best-selling author and evangelist (and current M.A. student) Christine Caine on her new devotional.

Dr. Ed Stetzer interviews Christine Caine about her new devotional, Unshakeable, in Christianity Today.

December 14, 2017: Dr. Ed Stetzer comments in a New York Times article about Roy Moore's impact on evangelicalism.

Dr. Ed Stetzer comments in a New York Times piece about whether evangelical support for Roy Moore has stained evangelical Christianity as a whole.

December 13, 2017: John C. Richards Jr. writes in Christianity Today that #BlackWomen saved evangelicalism in the Alabama Senate election.

Managing director of the Billy Graham Center John C. Richards Jr. writes in Christianity Today about the impact of Black voters on evangelicalism following Roy Moore's loss in the Alabama Senate election.

December 13, 2017: Religion News Service quotes Dr. Ed Stetzer in an article about the secular trends in Christmas celebrations.

Religion News Service quotes Dr. Ed Stetzer in an article on the secularization of Christmas.

December 11, 2017: Dr. Ed Stetzer discusses what Roy Moore reveals about the religious right on NPR.

Dr. Ed Stetzer discusses Roy Moore and the state of the religious right on NPR along with Kate Shellnutt of Christianity Today and Gabriel Salguero, founder of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition.

December 7, 2017: The Daily Herald reports on the dedication ceremony for Wheaton's new Welcome Center.

The Daily Herald reports on the dedication ceremony of Wheaton's new Welcome Center.

December 5, 2017: Dr. Lynn Cohick and Dr. Ed Stetzer discuss stories, theology, and literature with Dr. Christina Bieber Lake.

In the most recent episode of their Theology for Life podcast, Dr. Lynn Cohick and Dr. Ed Stetzer discuss stories, theology, and the importance of literature with Dr. Christina Bieber Lake.

November 29, 2017: Laurie Nichols talks about the intersection of #MeToo stories and Christian discipleship.

Laurie Nichols, Director of Communications and Marketing at the Billy Graham Center, discusses in Christianity Today how listening to and sharing #MeToo stories can move us us to compassion, kindness, and peace.

November 16, 2017: NPR's Morning Edition features Ed Stetzer talking about the impact of Roy Moore's abuse allegations on evangelicals.

On NPR's Morning Edition with Steve Inskeep, Dr. Ed Stetzer explains that changing your view of ethics to support a political candidate is the definition of selling out. As Christians, our call is to think Biblically, be consistent, and show mercy to the hurting.

November 13, 2017: Ed Stetzer talks to NPR about the ways Roy Moore's allegations are changing evangelicals views on abuse.

Ed Stetzer tells NPR that Roy Moore's allegations are testing evangelicals' tolerance for their political leaders' moral transgressions.

November 10, 2017: Ariana Schmidt '16 was selected as a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.

Ariana Schmidt '16 was named a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship.

November 7, 2017: Jamie Aten discusses how churches can respond to recent violence in Deseret News

In the wake of the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Dr. Jamie Aten tells Deseret News that a church's best response after a shooting is to draw closer to God and reclaim the space the attacker violated. 

October 31, 2017: Ed Stetzer writes about how we should remember the Reformation today.

Ed Stetzer writes in Christianity Today about three things we should keep in mind as we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

October 26, 2017: Dr. Ed Stetzer writes about the difference in his response to the crack crisis versus the opioid epidemic.

In The Washington Post, Dr. Ed Stetzer examines the differences in the ways he responded to the crack crisis of the 1980s and today's opioid epidemic and talks about his need for repentance.

October 19, 2017: Ministry Associate for Discipleship Ray Chang writes an open letter to John Piper on white evangelicalism.

Ray Chang, Ministry Associate for Discipleship in the Chaplain's Office, penned an open letter to John Piper following Piper's response to Lecrae's movement away from white evangelicalism.

October 11, 2017: Dr. Ed Stetzer interviews Karen Swanson, director of the Institute for Prison Ministries, on the Gospel Life podcast.

Karen Swanson talks about overcoming fear when sharing our faith with others.

October 8, 2017: FEMA coordinates with the Humanitarian Disaster Institute and other organizations to provide relief after Hurricane Maria.

FEMA announces its private sector, NGO, and humanitarian partners that are working to provide relief in Puerto Rico and the U.S.Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria.

October 2, 2017: Ed Stetzer talks with Pastor Vance Pitman of Hope Church in Las Vegas following the tragedy.

In Christianity Today, Dr. Ed Stetzer interviews Pastor Vance Pitman of Hope Church in Las Vegas about how the churches in Las Vegas have mobilized in response to tragedy.

September 27, 2017: Inside Higher Ed announces Wheaton's new M.A. in Humanitarian & Disaster Leadership.

Inside Higher Ed announces Wheaton's new M.A. in Humanitarian & Disaster Leadership.

September 26, 2017: BGC Managing Director John C. Richards describes how minority demonstrations have fueled justice movements.

BGC Managing Director John C. Richards responds to Ed Stetzer in Christianity Today with a history of minority demonstrations and their impact on justice movements.

September 20, 2017: Dr. Jamie Aten talks to Christianity Today about finding God's presence amid natural disasters

Dr. Jamie Aten explains to Christianity Today how faith traditions can offer people a meaningful way to understand tragedy and natural disaster.

September 17, 2017: Dr. Ed Stetzer debunks doomsday claims in the Washington Post

Dr. Ed Stetzer debunks David Meade's apocalyptic claim that the world will end on September 23 in the Washington Post.

September 11, 2017: Brandon Anderson '05 pays tribute to Todd Beamer's incredible sacrifice.

In an article posted on Medium, Brandon Anderson '05 remembers Todd Beamer's courage on United Flight 93.

September 6, 2017: Dr. Ed Stetzer writes about standing with DREAMers for Christianity Today

Dr. Ed Stetzer writes about the need to create a compassionate way forward for DREAMers.

August 31, 2017: The Kansas City Star profiles Convivial Production, a ceramics company founded by Chentell Shannon '13

Chentell Shannon's Kansas City-based ceramics company now sells pieces in boutiques across the country.

August 25, 2017: In Christianity Today, Dr. Jamie Aten describes how Christians can help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Dr. Jamie Aten lists ways that churches and individuals can provide spiritual and physical care following Hurricane Harvey.

August 24, 2017: The Daily Herald previews Arena Theater's 'Much Ado about Nothing'

The Daily Herald profiles Arena Theater's annual collaboration with Wheaton Park District to present Shakespeare in the Park.

August 22, 2017: Dr. Noah Toly comments on Trump's evangelical advisory council in The Atlantic

Dr. Noah Toly comments in The Atlantic on Trump's evangelical advisors who have continued to stand by the President despite his reaction to Charlottesville. 

August 22, 2017: Dr. Brian Miller tells Today why millennials are over the tiny home trend

Dr. Brian Miller talks to Today about homebuyers' recent movement towards upsizing.

August 7, 2017: Dr. Ed Stetzer in Christianity Today on discernment and accountability in a world of fake news.

Dr. Ed Stetzer writes for Christianity Today about cultivating discernment and accountability in a world of fake news.

August 4, 2017: Dr. Chris Vlachos in The Tennessean on a Wisconsin company's plan to microchip employees

Dr. Chris Vlachos comments in the Tennessean on whether a Wisconsin company's plan to microchip employees is a sign of the apocalyptic "mark of the beast" prophecy from Revelation.