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First Wesley Foundation celebrates 100 Years of ministry

By Paul Black* URBANA, Ill. – In the midst of celebrating 100 years of campus ministry at the Wesley Foundation on the campus of the University of Illinois, Illinois Area Bishop Jonathan Keaton challenged campus ministries everywhere, asking, “What good news of the gospel is available to students who live with their backs against the wall?” […]

Songwriter goes deep with UMC slogan

More than one United Methodist luminary has lamented the absence of anything overtly Christian in the denomination’s marketing slogan “Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.” Trent Chudej, a 22-year-old member of the Wesley Foundation at the University of Arkansas, felt challenged to do something more theological with it. Already a prolific songwriter, he went to […]