Surviving an overseas terrorist bombing increases student’s passion for ministry

Kristopher Sledge ’13

Christian Ministries

Selinsgrove, Pa.

Christian ministries major Kristopher Sledge ’13 experienced a summer he won’t soon forget. The 19-year-old Selinsgrove, Pa., native says he was grateful to spend time this summer as part of a 15-member team from his church doing mission work in Bwaise, Uganda, a suburb of the capital, Kampala. However, on July 11, he was also one of the people hurt in a terrorist bombing that killed 74 and injured many others. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2013, About Service, Christian Ministries, Giving Back, Majors & Minors, Service and Learning | 2 Comments »

Posted on August 25th, 2010


Is America truly a Christian nation?

Richard Hughes
Distinguished professor of religion and senior fellow, Ernest L. Boyer Center
Messiah College

Is America a Christian nation? Not likely, according to Richard Hughes, distinguished professor of religion and senior fellow of the Ernest L. Boyer Center at Messiah College. Listen to excerpts of Hughes’ new book, “Christian America and the Kingdom of God,“ to draw your own conclusions. 
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Posted in Christian Ministries, Ernest L. Boyer Center, Faculty, Humanities, Majors & Minors, Politics, Religious Studies, Scholarship | 8 Comments »

Posted on April 3rd, 2009


Shepherding sheep and social justice

Jessica Frederick ′07
Christian Ministries and Social Work major
Hometown: Jamestown, New York

While accompanying shepherds as their sheep graze in the rocky hills of At-Tuwani in the disputed West Bank, Jessica Frederick ’07 dons a symbolic bright red “CPT” hat as a message to Israelis that she is a nonviolent activist.

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Posted in 2007, About Reconciliation, Alumni, Christian Ministries, Majors & Minors, Social Work | Comments Off

Posted on September 1st, 2008


Unexpected letter changes student’s life

Nicolle Maurer ′10
Global Christian Ministries major
Hometown: State College, Pennsylvania

In her first year at Messiah College, Nicolle Maurer ’10, a woman of color adopted as an infant and raised in State College, Pa, received a surprising letter.

 

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Posted in 2010, About Reconciliation, Christian Ministries, Majors & Minors | 4 Comments »

Posted on September 1st, 2008


   

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