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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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Whisnand partners with literacy center to meet needs in Rio Grande Valley

Moving from Seattle, Wash., to South Texas last year provided a stark contrast in climates and cultures for Diann Whisnand.    By contributing writer Greg Warner In cool and moist Seattle, Diann, one the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s field personnel, served

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GWU Set to Launch Faith-based Physician Assistant Program

University officials have announced that Gardner-Webb will launch a physician assistant program beginning January 2014.  The program will help fill the healthcare industry’s need for primary care providers by training medical professionals for the primary care field. Written by communications

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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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Gardner-Webb Students Dive Headfirst into the Local Foods Movement

Gardner-Webb students have lately grown increasingly interested in the local foods movement.  So this spring, Stephanie Richey, GWU’s community engagement coordinator and local foods aficionado, decided to capitalize. By Noel Manning “Gardner-Webb’s Office of Christian Life and Service Read more

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