updates on the bethel college (indiana) revival

Additional updates since this was first posted are in red! Big thanks to Sarah Koutz for much of the new info.

If you didn’t see the news over the weekend, an Evangelical Christian college near Notre Dame reported experiencing a campus-wide revival last week! This news from Bethel College is obviously something exciting for the whole college ministry community, and I hope you’ll take a second to read my original report. We should be praying for the students, faculty, and administration of the Pilot tribe – as well as those who minister to them on campus and off!

Here are some updates I’ve gathered, and I’ll try to post more here this week if anything new comes up.


Local college minister Sarah Koutz has started sharing her impressions and her students’ experiences at her blog! Be sure to check it out.

Bethel College Revival Breaks Out“: Geoff Hensley, a staff member of Granger Community Church (a well-known Northern Indiana megachurch)

‘Revival’ on the Bethel College Campus“: Bill & Debbie Jones, Missionary Church denomination missionaries-in-residence at Bethel

An interesting recollection of a revival at Bethel College in 1991, posted by Gary Wright, president of World Renewal International

College Ministries

Impact Campus Ministries (South Bend)

Churches a number of Bethel students attend

River Valley Community Church
Calvary Baptist Church
Nappanee Missionary Church
Granger Community Church

Other Links

Bethel College home page (including their official updates)

Bethel College chapel page (if you want to view some of last week’s stuff)

Bethel College Facebook page

Bethel College Twitter page

Mentions on Twitter: “official” mentions, mentions of “Bethel” and “Revival” together (these are pretty neat to scroll through!)

The Missionary Church denomination


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