Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Ministry & Missions
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 character, and the walk she lives out every day as a coach and a woman serving...
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 book at the age of 100.
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 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 with non-profits around Minneapolis and St. Paul.
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
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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 shelters. Roads and schools were closed. Several counties were declared states of...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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 to lead a servant-hearted team.
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 Child’s Heart.
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 choose from has increased to 1,800—growing nearly 25% in the last 15 years.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
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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 Cantorum (Latin for singing school) dates back to the 8th century
Sunday, May 1, 2016
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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 didn’t stop there.
Monday, March 28, 2016
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