Monthly Archives: December 2016

Minute for Mission – Monika Ruiz

Seeking safety from violence, Pan American alum found the challenge of God’s call Monika Ruiz’s vocational aspirations paint a portrait of holistic Christian commitment. This college sophomore wants to serve as a nurse in international mission, but her dreams for the future don’t stop with taking care of physical needs. Monika would like to tend… Read more »

Board of Pensions Minute for Mission – Jim Irwin

Time does not erase family’s gratitude for Board of Pensions assistance program Jim Irwin was looking forward to college graduation and medical school when he received news of his father’s death on a cold February day in 1962. Jim’s father, Rev. James Walter Irwin, had had a fatal heart attack at the age of 58…. Read more »