Student Testimonials

Integrated
"One great thing about Wesley Seminary is the connection between the classroom and local church. I’m learning how to apply biblical and theological knowledge to my actual ministry."

Jessica Schmerse, Assistant Pastor
Mountain View Wesleyan Church
Aumsville, Oregon
Master of Divinity Student


Missional
"I provide youth ministry leadership to six countries in the Pacific region, so I need a missional and accessible M.Div. program. Wesley Seminary meets both requirements."

Josh Bowlin
National Youth Pastor for New Zealand
The Wesleyan Church
Master of Divinity Student


Spiritual
"To be an effective pastor of spiritual formation, God must be doing a transforming work in my own life. That’s why I chose Wesley Seminary."

Paul Tillman, Pastor of Spiritual Formation
Lighthouse Ministries Wesleyan Church
Sacramento, California
Master of Divinity Student


Personal
"I was looking for a Master of Divinity program that’s flexible enough to meet my needs. IWU’s new Wesley Seminary was the best choice for me."

Mark Matthews
Resident Chaplain, Howard Regional Health System
Kokomo, Indiana
Master of Divinity Student


Relational
"I love that I’m going through the whole program with the same cohort of fellow ministers, that I’ll be able to build relationships, share life and ministry together, and build friendships that will last a lifetime."

Tim Stradling
Senior Pastor, Armbrust Wesleyan Church
Armbrust, Pennsylvania
Master of Divinity Student


Economical
"Price and time were big factors in my seminary search. The M.Div. program at IWU’s new Wesley Seminary fit both my budget and schedule."

Tyler Hettich
Director of Youth Ministries, Wellspring Church
Tampa, Florida
Master of Divinity Student


Leading Edge
"Wesley Seminary has the credibility I was looking for. The connection to IWU offers great resources, including excellent faculty and facilities."

Deborah Lightfoot
Pastor of Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Terre Haute, Indiana
Master of Divinity Student