Mohler-Seib to be Visiting Scholar at Southwestern College

Rev. Wendy Mohler-Seib has been selected as the Southwestern College visiting scholar for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Richard and Julia Wilke Institute for Discipleship at Southwestern College’s visiting scholar program began in 2006, and supports a person nearing the completion of their Ph.D. work in the field of religion. Mohler-Seib is the 10th visiting scholar in the program. Mohler-Seib is currently pursuing her doctoral work in practical theology through Nazarene Theological College at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England. Her dissertation, titled “Hearing and Obeying God: Mentoring Teenagers in Practicing the…continue reading →

Summit Youth Academy at Southwestern College deepens faith and broadens perspectives of youth

For seven days at the end of July, 36 rising high school juniors and seniors from around Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and as far away as Mexico attended the Summit Youth Academy on the campus of Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. The Summit, which was designed by the Richard and Julia Wilke Institute for Discipleship and others at the college, focused on helping young people hear God through practicing spiritual disciplines, understanding the Wesleyan faith, learning missional approaches to poverty, and discerning a vocational call. “When we arrived on Sunday afternoon, none of us…continue reading →

Guidero Announced as 2015-2016 Visiting Scholar

The Institute for Discipleship is pleased to announce that Kirsten Guidero will be our visiting scholar for the 2015-2016 school year. Kirsten is a Ph.D. candidate from Marquette University. She received her B.A. from the University of Chicago where she graduated with general and departmental honors, and made the dean’s list each year. She then received a master’s degree from Wheaton College, once again earning honors by being awarded the coveted Kantzer Award in historical and systematic theology.continue reading →