Melissa Florer-Bixler ’02: Mennonite Pastor

Dream: To help develop a L’Arche community in North Carolina’s “Triangle region” “I love preaching,” says Melissa Florer-Bixler (at center in photo). As a Mennonite, she understands the work of interpretation as an act of the church community… Read More

Jim Belcher ’87: President-elect, Providence Christian College

Church planter. Lead pastor. Author. Pilgrim. Professor. Through all these phases of his career, Jim Belcher has been passionate about ecclesiology—the theological study of the nature and function of the Church…

Lacrosse Leads Alumnus to Eastern Orthodox Ministry

By Mary Hierholzer ’16 Believe it or not, lacrosse teams and the Eastern Orthodox Church are not completely unrelated entities, especially if you’re Gordon alumnus Mike Tishel ’08. Twenty-seven years old and engaged to be married in October,… Read More