The Record Fall 2016 - Collected Stories: God's Call


Greenville University's Vision: We inspire students to embrace God's call.

Check out these personal accounts and reflections on call and response from members of our extended college community. Click here to share your story.

Chad Abbott

Care for the Caregiver - Chad Abbott '00
Tywon Bender-headshot Freedom in Christ - Tywon Bender '17
Michelle Biernbaum-Spain When God Opened My Eyes - Michelle Biernbaum '17
Harry Bonney Wait, Who Said That . . . Mom or God? - Harry Bonney '47
Enter MS There for a Summer, Stayed 22 Years - Tom Brown '79
Emily Callon God's Gift of Mentors - Emily Callon '15
Eskimo child "Go North!" - Anna (Bortel '47) Church
Thomas Clark When God Tells You What I Should Do - Dr. Thomas Clark '63
Aaron Cobb The Journey That Begins With Discovering God's Pleasure - Aaron Cobb '01
Isaiah Coleman Not What I Have Done - Isaiah Coleman '17
Hannah (Groves) Cowman Daily Donuts and Rethinking Call in Uganda - Hannah (Groves '13) Cowman
carrie.jpg When Disaster Strikes: The Curious Appeal of Crisis Response - Carrie Cumrin '09
Dan Damon-web A Hymnwriter's Story - Dan Damon '77
Missy Deal Be My Witness - Missy Deal '16
Amanda DiMiele The Politics of Hearing a Call - Amanda (Griffen '12) DiMiele
Eugene Dunkley Inspired to Take On the Impossible - Associate Professor of Biology Eugene Dunkley
Erick Ewaskowitz Called To and Called From - Erick Ewaskowitz '04
Ivan Filby Speaking in Chapel The Voice That Trumps Reason and Worldly Values - President Ivan Filby
Kathie Filby "Come to Greenville" . . . To Where? GC's First Lady Kathie Filby
Bryan Fink Chapel Saying Yes to Jesus - Bryan Fink '86 (2016 Homecoming Address)
Alan Gaffner-1 When Faith Takes Office - Alan Gaffner '76
Lori Gaffner Called or Not Called: Four Steps to Solving the Puzzle - Lori (Nielsen '83) Gaffner
Megan Hall Called Out From the Sidelines - Megan Hall
Zelda Hannum Sr Picture Humble Beginnings, Grand Design - Zelda Hannum '51
Richard Innes What God Did With "Too Afraid, But Willing" - Richard Innes '64
Juanita Irizarry Chicago's Lakefront and Protecting the People's Parks - Juanita Irizarry '89
Chinese Dragon The Long Way to China - Wilma Kastens '47
Christiana Kirkham headshot The Place God Wants Me - Wholly Dependent on Him - Christiana (Gilmore '05) Kirkham
Kent Krober "Some Kids in East St. Louis . . ." - Kent Krober '78
Kate Leenerts Led Over Obstacles, Past Fear and Straight Into the Classroom - Kate Leenerts '13
Caleb Luper Triple Threat Mentoring Wants You - Caleb Luper '99
James Mellick profile God-Driven Enterprise: Alumnus Sculptor James Mellick Claims $200,000 Grand Prize
wedding rings The Weekend That Changed Everything - Emily (Chalker '54) Moore
Andrew Nelson Receiving Little Gifts - Andrew Nelson '09
Delia Nuesch-Olver Once Upon a Road Trip When God Took the Steering Wheel - Dr. Delia Nüesch-Olver
Samantha Paulin Ready, Aim, Miss - The Hard Parts About Call and Response - Samantha Paulin '15
Nate Perkins-headshot Called to Know Christ's Beloved Outside of Church - Nathan Perkins '92
Sydney Porter Faith in He Who Has Overcome - Sydney Porter '19
Paul Reese with Bishop Curry From Financial Advisor to the Clergy - Paul Reese '08
Mallory Sample Thanks Mom, Gentle Conversation and Wise Counsel - Mallory Sample '07
Jarrod Severing The Incremental Call - Jarrod Severing '93
Hannah Shanks Forever Changed by the Wesleyan Commitment to Social Justice - Hannah (DeLoche '10) Shanks
Vonjia Shannon From Lady Panther to Lieutenant Colonel - Vonjia Shannon '84
Robert Smith 1957 Coach's Helper - Robert "Ish" Smith '57
Fall gingko leaves Called to Echo Hallelujah - Karla (Kugler '86) Winslow

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