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Alumni Spotlight: Kristina Siemens

This year Northwestern honored Kristina Siemens as the Women’s Athletic Hall of Fame Award winner. Northwestern recognized Kristina on her athletic achievements and the evidence of a continuing commitment to Christ, her...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Ministry & Missions

Alumni Spotlight: Doris DeNeui

Life can change a lot in 101 years. For Doris DeNeui, the world may have changed around her, but her heart for the Lord, missions, and family is foundational to who she is today. Discover what inspired her to publish a...

Monday, March 4, 2019

Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Leadership, Ministry & Missions

In Their Heart Language: An Interview with Steve Sheldon ‘61

Northwest Alumnus, Steve Sheldon tells of his fifty years of mission field experience translating the Bible in Brazil for Wycliffe Bible Translators USA.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Blog Church, Faculty, Faith, Ministry & Missions

Having Healthy Gender Identity Conversations

A lot of Christians have difficulty discussing issues of gender identity and sexuality but with some intentionality, we can enter the conversation in truth and love.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Blog Community, Faith, Ministry & Missions, Students

Day of Prayer and Service

The Week of Prayer and Service included special prayer events, times of music and worship, and a day dedicated to serving the community. On that day, the university canceled classes so students and faculty could serve...

Monday, May 7, 2018

Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Business, Ministry & Missions

Hard Work and Epiphanies: John Deedrick ‘84

John Deedrick ’84 has over 30 years of experience as a Christian businessman and leader. His story is a testament to how God uses, time, challenges, work, and the Holy Spirit to guide your journey.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Blog Community, Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Students

​A Little Means a Lot: Reflections of UNW 2018 Appalachian Spring Missions Trip

Nestled in the mountains along the Ohio River, this little Appalachian town was deluged with heavy rains in February causing mudslides and a partial dam break forcing dozens of people out of their homes and into...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Blog Community, Ministry & Missions

UNW Takes Aim at Sex Trafficking during the Super Bowl

Behind the party scene is another business that has law enforcement, social services agencies, and churches standing at attention, ready for what the mega sports spectacle will bring.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Blog Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Students

Missions opportunity: Intercultural Studies Trip 2018

Travel to multiple countries, spread the gospel and engage with teaching, service projects and much more? Northwestern gives students a unique opportunity to get involved.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Blog Church, Faith, Ministry & Missions, Students

Northwestern travels: A global peacemaking experience

Fly more than 2,000 miles to another country with student leaders, faculty, and staff to learn about global peacemaking through the lens of immigration.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Blog Alumni, Church, Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions

Learning from NT missional leaders: Call and capacity

Jo Saxton, a featured speaker at the 2017 Fuel Leadership Conference, shares thoughts on calling and capacity in the lives of early church leaders.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Blog Community, Faith

Northwestern Media: Jenni's Story

She didn't think she wanted to go on living. She was tired, hurting, and bitter. Then, Jenni heard a song on Life 102.5 that saved her life.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Blog Church, Leadership, Ministry & Missions

The importance of Christian leadership

Leadership expert, Tyler Reagin talks with FaithRadio's Susie Larson about the impact of Christian values in leadership roles.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Blog Academics, Church, Faith, Ministry & Missions

3,000 year old pithos uncovered by Dr. Boyd Seevers

Dr. Boyd Seevers uncovered an artifact that illustrates life in Israel at the time of Judges and helps to confirm the historicity of the book of Joshua.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Blog Church, Faculty, Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions

When Easter week is your busiest time of year

For the professional minister, Easter is a busy season full of service schedules, volunteer coordination, and palm branches. Prof. of Christian Ministries Susan Payne talks about remembering the devotion in the details.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Blog Church, Community, Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Students

Inexperienced Yet Equipped - Alaska Mission Trip 2017

In the fall of 2016, I officially became a part of the Global Outreach team at Northwestern. One of the most impactful things I learned was what it means to serve well and to be a servant-hearted leader, as well as how...

Monday, April 3, 2017

Blog Alumni, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Parents

How UNW alum and parenting coach Jim Jackson found his calling

Today Jackson, along with his wife Lynne, leads Connected Families, a Christian-based ministry to parents and churches. They’ve written two books, How to Grow a Connected Family and Discipline That Connects with Your...

Monday, March 27, 2017

Blog Academics, Faith, Leadership

Seeking more than a major

The most frequently asked question for high school graduates or college students has to be "what is your major?" This isn’t always easy to answer since, according to the Department of Education, the number of majors to...

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Blog Faculty, Ministry & Missions, The Arts

View from the Choir Loft: What Liturgy Taught Me about Worship

For the past few months, I have had the privilege of being a professional singer with the Schola Cantorum of the Cathedral of Saint Paul here in Minnesota’s beautiful capital city. More than simply a choir, the Schola...

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Blog Church, Community, Faith, Ministry & Missions

Building an Orphanage on Faith

Chances are good that you’ve had an idea that seems great, if only…something. When Kwasi Twumasi ’16, a University of Northwestern MBA student, got an idea to build an orphanage in his home town of Dormaa, Ghana, he...

Monday, March 28, 2016

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