New curriculum for Strongholds

Lust-Free Living is no more. The student-led support group for men and women of all classes — centered around Christ healing relationships broken by sexual sin, shame and addiction — is now called Strongholds. LFL has long been viewed as a group for certain people with select problems. However, the group ministers to many other manifestations of sexual shame or sin — from body image to difficult childhood experiences. Open to students of any sexual orientation, the ministry helps a variety of people with a variety of struggles.

Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Wheaton’s Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI) received $1.9 million in grant money last month to pursue a $2.4 million project called “Earth as a School: Finding Meaning, Relating to God, and Experiencing Growth After a Natural Disaster.” HDI is run through the clinical psychology doctoral program at Wheaton College.

The Harvard of Christian Schools?

Wheaton College has often been described as the Harvard of Christian schools due to its academic and spiritual disciplines. In keeping with this unofficial title, students at Wheaton experience a challenging educational environment within the context of faith, which many also balance with extracurricular interests and involvements. But how accurate is this comparison between Wheaton College and Harvard University, and how does Wheaton actually stack up against other Christian colleges? The admissions office told The Record, “That description has not been something that we use internally to describe ourselves, rather how some outside of the community describe Wheaton.” Wheaton has ranked relatively high on various college lists including Forbes Magazine