Boldly Believe

May 13 Celebration Event

Join us to hear students and President Sleasman share the amazing works God is doing through the Seminary, including the initial impact of the new $300/month flat tuition rate!

  • Thursday May 13, 2021
  • 7-8pm EDT | 6-7pm CDT | 5-6pm MDT | 4-5pm PDT
  • Join via Zoom link here
  • Zoom Password (if asked): 132240

We will also hear a special message from Winebrenner professor and award winning author Marlena Graves (see bio below).

Marlena Graves is an author, a PhD student, and an adjunct professor at Winebrenner Theological Seminary.

She is the author of The Way Up Is Down: Becoming Yourself by Forgetting Yourself (IVP, 2020) which won Christianity Today’s 2021 Book Award of Merit in Spiritual Formation and was also recognized by Outreach magazine’s “Resources of the Year 2021” as an “Also Recommended” resource of the year. Her newest book, 40 Days on Being A Nine: Enneagram Daily Reflections (IVP, 2021), came out in March 2021.

She is also the author of A Beautiful Disaster: Finding Hope in the Midst of Brokenness, winner of Hearts & Minds Books Best Book on Spiritual Formation by a First Time Autho(Brazos Press, 2014), and Who’s My Neighbor (ODB’s The Discovery Series, 2020).

She has been a bylined writer for Christianity Today, (in)couragewomenleaders.comOur Daily Bread, and numerous other venues. She has also been a guest on numerous podcasts. She speaks at retreats, universities, writers’ conferences, and churches.

Marlena holds a Master of Divinity from Northeastern Seminary in Rochester, New York. She is pursuing her PhD in American Cultural Studies at Bowling Green State University with a focus on evangelical Christianity, race, and inequality. She lives with her husband and three daughters in the Toledo, Ohio area. You can find her at marlenagraves.com, Twitter: @Marlena Graves and Instagram @Marlena-Graves