2016-17 Excellence in Teaching: Dr. Mike Fullingim

2016-17 Excellence in Teaching: Dr. Mike Fullingim

How do you sum up Dr. J. Michael Fullingim, or, “Dr. Mike”, on one page? It’s impossible—so we took a picture instead. A Miltonvale Wesleyan College alumnus, missionary to Papua New Guinea, missionary training professional, and full-time OKWU professor of Religion,...
Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

In this edition of the TOWER, we invite you back into our classrooms for a discussion on Collision Points—those intersections where faith and culture collide.  If you’re anything like me, it is easy to see these as points of contention, rather than...
Alumni Connection

Alumni Connection

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From the President’s Desk

From the President’s Desk

At Oklahoma Wesleyan, it is our core purpose to equip students not only to be excellent in their respective fields, but to impact their disciplines of study with a grace-filled apologetic for the Primacy of Christ, The Priority of Scripture, the Pursuit of Truth and...

Outstanding Service: Orange Movement

Darrell Allison is the 2017 Outstanding Service, Orange Movement Alumnus for Oklahoma Wesleyan University. This award recognizes an individual for outstanding service to the Church, community and the University. This year, OKWU extends the award to Allison in...
Young Alumnus of the Year

Young Alumnus of the Year

The OKWU Young Alumnus of the Year Award is given to an individual who is under the age of 40 and serves the church, community, and Oklahoma Wesleyan University above and beyond the call. This year’s recipient is 2002 graduate Mike Colaw, senior pastor at Trinity...
Outstanding Service to OKWU

Outstanding Service to OKWU

For Mark and Kandi Molder, Oklahoma Wesleyan University is a family affair. From their time as students to their combined 20 years as OKWU employees, the couple embodies the essence of this year’s Outstanding Service to Oklahoma Wesleyan University award. This award...
Pioneers in Free Enterprise Fellows

Pioneers in Free Enterprise Fellows

At this year’s annual Foster Bonanza gala, Oklahoma Wesleyan is excited to honor two very special families—the first-ever Pioneers in Free Enterprise Fellows in the Keating Center Pioneers Hall of Fame. This designation will be given to celebrate key individuals who...
Finding a Foundation in a Post-Truth Culture

Finding a Foundation in a Post-Truth Culture

Some time ago, I was on a car ferry crossing a river between Michigan and Ontario. At the very moment that the ferry began to move, I happened to glance down at my car’s radio, so I didn’t see us disembark. Because I stayed in my car, its weight kept me from feeling...
Don’t Fear the Collision

Don’t Fear the Collision

The Importance of Christians Engaging in the Political Process While living on the East Coast a few years ago, I frequently engaged in political discussions with a neighbor. She was raised in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania, and she worked for the government in...
Collision Points in the Classroom

Collision Points in the Classroom

When you think of the word collision, what images come to mind? A car wreck? A shipwreck? A collision in the hallway between two people? Two planets colliding? The funny thing about words is that when we think of them, we see images. We don’t see the actual definition...
Taking Care

Taking Care

“Religion that is pure and stainless according to God the Father is this: to take care of orphans and widows who are suffering and to keep oneself unstained by the world (James 1:27, ISV) In the United States alone, there are more than 400,000 children in the foster...
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