April 2014

CoverA2014off to a strong start

Growing enrollment isn’t just about getting students here—it’s also about keeping them. How does a small college of modest means in rural Kansas do that? One way is through initiatives aimed at first-year students. Another is with the help of staff and faculty who volunteer their time to help freshmen feel that “somebody knows you’re here.”

InquiryA2014the inside story

Across a border of security checks and locked doors, students enter a new culture for lessons on “visiting those in prison.”

PCMarch13Seek. serve. grow.


GreenA2014Around The Green: April 2014


PerspectiveA2014The Best way to lead

Students in Bobby Lloyd's class practice servanthood in the model of Jesus, and make an impact.   

ClassNotesA2014CLASS NOTES: April 2014

EncoreA2014The Dream House Collection, OR Tales of a Narrow Escape: A Sculptural Novel




ExcerptA2014How I want to be when i am 94

During my time at Bethel, I have been spending about five hours a week hanging out with people on average in their 80s and 90s, and I must say it is one of the best parts of my week.