Category : Wesley Seminary

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Pastor of the Week: Tony Bye

By: Dezaray Barr — Tony Bye is the Lead Pastor at Brookhaven Wesleyan Church in Marion, Indiana. He graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry. He graduated from Wesley Seminary in 2013 with his M. Div. During his time at IWU, Bye was influenced by many professors.

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Comedian & Illusionist Larry Wirtz

By: Dezaray Barr — Larry Wirtz graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) in 2012 with a master’s degree in Ministry and Leadership. He graduated from Wesley Seminary in 2015, and he’s currently entering the dissertation phase of his Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership at IWU. After graduating high school, Wirtz took a few classes from Purdue

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Pastor of the Week: Braden & Jenn Petersen

By: Noelle Beans — Braden and Jenn Petersen, lead pastors of Resurrection Life NYC, are both currently pursuing master’s degrees at Wesley Seminary here at Indiana Wesleyan. Braden is pursuing his Master of Practical Theology, and Jenn is pursuing her Master of Divinity. They express that Wesley Seminary has been great for both their personal

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Pastor of the Week: Matt Stewart

By: Dezaray Barr — Rev. Matthew C. Stewart is the Senior Pastor of Sweetser Wesleyan Church in Sweetser, Indiana. He graduated from Houghton College in 1992 with a major in Psychology, a concentration in history and a minor in Old Testament.  In the spring of 2018, Steward will be graduating from Wesley Seminary with a

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Pastor of the Week: Zackry Langford

By: Dezaray Barr — Zackry Langford is the Pastor of Surrendered Life Church in Marshall, Michigan. He graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) with a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies in 2010 and from Wesley Seminary with an M. Div. in 2017. “Being a student at IWU solidified my call into the ministry and helped

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Pastor of the Week: Phil Tague

By: Emily Neideck — Phill Tague is the lead pastor at The Ransom Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He and his wife, Stephani, planted the church in 2009, and the church has flourished since. Tague attended Wesley Seminary’s online program for his Master in Ministry. His group was one of the first cohorts to

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Homecoming 2017: Phill Tague

By: Emily Neideck — Each Fall, Indiana Wesleyan University awards one outstanding individual with the Distinguished Wesley Seminary Alumni Award. This award is granted to an alumnus or alumna of the Seminary who has exhibited excellence in serving his or her profession, community, church, or alma mater in the spirit of Jesus Christ. This year, Phill

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Pastor of the Week – Rev. Joe Jackson

– By Rev. Rick Carder A Savanna is a grassy plain in a tropical or subtropical region, with few frees.  This statement was the vision seemingly given to Jennifer sometime before they were even considering Church Planting.  “I had a crazy dream that we had a third daughter and her name was Savanna,” Jennifer announced

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