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Missionary Kid Explores Self Through Art

GWU Senior Elisa Beekman Reflects on the Fragments that Fuel Artistic Expression  A memory is a tricky thing. Though grounded in real experience, a memory is changed—fragmented, filtered, colored and shaped—by the very process of remembering. A memory is both old and

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GWU Alumna Answers Call to Missions with the Deaf Community

Christians who feel called to ministry will tell you that receiving a clear “calling” is a piercing, wonderful experience. A calling brings clarity, but it also demands a response, one that usually requires courage, sacrifice, and deep sense of purpose. 

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International Students Face Challenges in US Colleges

If you asked members of the audience what they most enjoyed about Gardner-Webb alumna Rita Gouveia’s commencement address during last December’s graduation, some would say it was her sincerity in congratulating her classmates on their accomplishments. Others might remark on

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Students Pursue Missions at Home and Abroad

Recently, six mission teams and 71 team members put Gardner-Webb’s core values of faith, service and leadership into action across the globe.  These are their stories—of hope, healing, and “Happy Hands.”   By Noel Manning Tegucigalpa, Honduras One team of

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Caribbean immigrants struggle to find church home in the US

Caribbean Baptist immigrants have difficulty fitting into Baptist churches in the United States. This was revealed at a recent conference of Caribbean immigrants in New York City. Baptist World Alliance The April National Gathering of Caribbean Diaspora Baptist clergy, leaders

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