The Hiding Place: A Story of God’s Faithfulness

Maranatha will step out of the usual for this year’s spring dramatic production. Director Jeffrey Miller said the perspective provided by The Hiding Place is like nothing the College has done before. “This year’s play is a compelling story with strong, rich text, and punctuated humor throughout; yet it pictures the depth and starkness of [Continue Reading…]

Church Planting Conference Explores Vital Ministry

Church Planting Conference Explores Vital Ministry

Mark Brooks is convinced of the need to train and encourage church planters. “It needs to be an emphasis,” Brooks said. “It needs to be a huge emphasis.” Brooks (’90), pastor of the four-year-old Heritage Baptist Church of Cedarburg, WI, was one of four guest speakers for the first Maranatha Church Planting Conference. The Oct. [Continue Reading…]

Pastors Seek Energetic Students at Ministry Recruitment Day

Pastors Seek Energetic Students at Ministry Recruitment Day

Click here to download photos from Ministry Recruitment Day 2012 Pastors with a desire to “energize” their churches gathered September 6 at Maranatha—a great place to find energy sources. Many new pastors, and at least one new church, came to campus for Ministry Recruitment Day. The annual event helps pair students looking for local church [Continue Reading…]

Army ROTC Orientation Scheduled for Aug. 25

Army ROTC Orientation Scheduled for Aug. 25

Returning, new, and prospective cadets can all participate in Army ROTC Orientation, August 25 at 10 a.m. at Maranatha. The event is mandatory for all cadets. Visitors and spectators are welcome. The day will include a variety of demonstrations, competitions, and team building activities, and ends with a free sub sandwich lunch. Orientation begins in [Continue Reading…]

U.S. Senate Candidate Thompson Visits Campus

U.S. Senate Candidate Thompson Visits Campus

“You have a nursing program?” “You have ROTC?” “Wait, you have a Sport Management degree?” Former Wisconsin Governor and U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson seemed surprised at the breadth of education available at Maranatha when he visited campus July 13. The surprise was warranted; after all, Maranatha has come a long way since Thompson was [Continue Reading…]

Commencement: Lifelong Learning, Memorable Achievements

Commencement: Lifelong Learning, Memorable Achievements

See Graduation photo galleries here Graduating from college is a terrific accomplishment, whether you complete your studies in three years or almost 30. Maranatha’s 2012 Commencement ceremony included a wide spectrum of students among its 157 College and 19 Seminary graduates. The Class of 2012 was the third-largest in College history. Friday’s conferral of degrees [Continue Reading…]

Davis to Graduates: Love God

Davis to Graduates: Love God

See Graduation photo galleries here John Davis asked the Class of 2012 to consider the most important lesson they have learned at Maranatha, then speculated as to their answers. Nursing students, Davis guessed, might say performing an emergency tracheotomy; for teacher education majors, classroom management; for business majors, investment strategies; for biblical studies majors, proper [Continue Reading…]

Nagel Wins Nightingale Award at Nurse Pinning

Nagel Wins Nightingale Award at Nurse Pinning

See Graduation photo galleries here Leah Nagel just seems to have a way with cranky people. “Leah can talk even the most bitter man into doing just about anything,” Maranatha Nursing Department Chair Kelly Crum said of Nagel, named winner of the Florence Nightingale Best Bedside Nurse Award during Thursday morning’s Nurse Pinning Ceremony. “She [Continue Reading…]

Why Every Music Student Should Be In a Musical

Maranatha just finished it’s ninth and final performance of the musical, Anne of Green Gables under the direction of Carol Senn Ruffin. The orchestra was conducted by Dr. David Brown. The cast, crew, and musicians received outstanding reviews from the community, special guests, the student body, and faculty and staff. According to the orchestra members, Maranatha’s [Continue Reading…]

Pabón is Guest Conductor for Concert

Pabón is Guest Conductor for Concert

Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra Conductor Dr. Roselin Pabón will be the guest conductor Feb. 21 when the Maranatha Symphony Orchestra presents a free concert. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Watertown. The featured soloist will be violinist Leanna York, winner of Maranatha’s second annual Concerto Competition. Dr. Pabón [Continue Reading…]