Religion News Service

Billy Graham was ‘the last nonpartisan evangelical’?

In the wake of Billy Graham’s death, several major media outlets ran columns suggesting that the evangelist was the “last nonpartisan evangelical,” comparing him favorably with his decidedly partisan son Franklin. … Nor are the presidents of similar leading institutions: Calvin College in Michigan, Gordon College in Massachusetts, Westmont College in California and so on. more

How feminists have failed Christian women

hampioning “women’s issues” is not the same as championing women… While she was a senior at Westmont College, she searched for a book to guide her as a young woman and came up empty-handed. more

Lilly Endowment makes grants to encourage youth to explore theology

An additional grant to the Forum for Theological Exploration will establish a program that will bring together leaders of the high school youth theology institutes to foster mutual learning and support.

The Endowment has made high school youth theology grants to the following colleges and universities:

…Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA

Wiley College, Marshall, TX more

Dr. Paul J. Maurer appointed Senior Vice President for External Relations at Gordon College

Maurer’s credentials include serving as director of the capital campaign at Westmont College and as senior vice president for institutional advancement at Trinity International University while also serving as president of the Trinity International Foundation. In both roles, Maurer led capital campaigns that significantly exceeded the most successful previous campaigns at those institutions—by a factor of five at Trinity and a factor of four at Westmont. more