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WPU Student Discovers Opportunity on the Road Less Traveled

Marcos Turner Romero

First-generation college student Marcos Romero Turner has overcome many obstacles to enroll at Warner Pacific University to begin his bachelor’s degree in social entrepreneurship this fall. Abandoned by his parents at the age of three, Marcos bravely chose the road less traveled and is cultivating a brighter future. Continue reading

Giving Life, Giving All: North Carolina Pastor’s Legacy Pays it Forward

Gary Young (far left) honored on October 6, 2019, by (left to right) Mike Claypool, Ben Shular, and Cornelius Atkinson.

By Carl Stagner

Alvin Young was a Baptist, but she was a part of the Church of God. Fueled by close proximity as neighbors in the North Carolina countryside near the town of Hickory, Alvin’s interest in her meant he would soon be attending the Church of God, too. The shift wasn’t hard for Alvin, though, for besides his love interest eclipsing denominational differences, he found the teachings of the Church of God to be more consistent with Scripture. Marriage soon secured their relationship with each other and the Church of God, but could do very little to secure their finances. While making a measly $1.15 an hour and doing his best to support a growing family, Alvin Young received a call to ministry. Continue reading

MACU Announces Church Leadership Scholarship


Photo: Dr. David Grubbs

By Whitney Knight

Dr. David Grubbs lived a true servant’s life. Born into a family of Church of God pastors, Grubbs grew in the Lord from a young age. His parents, J. D. and Inez, served churches in much of the southeast as well as Indiana. There, Grubbs attended Anderson College—known today as Anderson University—and graduated in 1960. Fourteen years later, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the institution. Continue reading

Warner Pacific Student Wins Video Contest on Copyright Awareness


Warner Pacific student Sean Musaeus wins video scholarshipCopyright: the legal right to be the only one to reproduce, publish, or sell the contents and form of a literary, musical, or artistic work (Merriam-Webster).

When it comes to music copyrighting, most of us are confused about its importance or necessity – that is except for Sean Musaeus. This Warner Pacific sophomore entered an original video in the National Music Council and Music Publishers Association 2014 Copyright Awareness Scholarship contest and took first place. Continue reading

AU Senior Rawlin Kegley Receives Christian Education Scholarship


Rawlin Kegley, a senior at Anderson University majoring in youth ministries, from Brookville, Ohio, was recently selected as the 2013 recipient of the Billie Roy and Pearl Toon Smith Endowed Christian Education Scholarship Award. The $5,300 scholarship was presented to Kegley on April 8 by the Department of Religious Studies during a luncheon in the Olt Student Center. Continue reading