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Program Aims to Energize Young Adult Ministry
By Scott Craig   |   May 30, 2023

Westmont kicked off its new Young Adult Leadership Lab (YALL), which supports the spiritual lives of young adults in their 20s, with 100 local clergy members and lay leaders at a day-long seminar held on campus. Steve Argue, applied research strategist for the Fuller Youth Institute and associate professor of youth, family and culture at […]

Sustaining Missionaries while Running Bitcoin Beach
By Scott Craig   |   December 20, 2022

Since 60 Minutes featured alumnus Michael Peterson (’97) and his Bitcoin Beach last April, his life has changed a bit. “I’ve had meals with three different billionaires,” he says. “I don’t normally run in those circles.”  Michael and his wife, Brittney Cox Peterson (’97), co-founders of Missionsake, prefer meeting the spiritual, mental, physical, and relational […]

Camp Returns as Assistant VP for Advancement
By Scott Craig   |   November 7, 2019

Sarah Camp, who served for eight years as director of marketing and communications at Christian Union, a leadership development ministry that works with students attending Ivy League schools, has returned to Westmont as assistant vice president for college advancement and interim director of alumni and parent relations. She served as director of Westmont’s annual giving […]

New Program Promotes Public Dialogue
By Scott Craig   |   November 1, 2018

Two Westmont professors seek to encourage dialogue on difficult issues in the local community. Deborah Dunn, professor of communication studies, and Rachel Winslow, director of the Westmont Center for Social Entrepreneurship and assistant professor of history, have created the Westmont Initiative for Public Dialogue and Deliberation (WIPDD) to encourage citizens to participate in our democracy […]

Lisea Named New Campus Pastor
By Scott Craig   |   May 31, 2018

Westmont has named alumnus Scott Lisea ’88 as the new campus pastor and assistant to the president for church and community relations. He has served as head of school for Providence Christian School in Santa Barbara since 2015. Lisea begins July 1, and replaces Ben Patterson, who has retired after more than 17 years of […]