Meet the Alumnus – MaryAnn Mella

My time at Word of Life is something I’ll cherish forever. The thought of saying goodbye hurts, but it also pushes me to imagine a life without depending on an incredible environment that pushed me to seek the Lord and be a better version of myself.  I’m nowhere near perfect, and sanctification is a process that will continue for a …

Bible Institute Fall Opening

Dear Parent, Student, and Alumni,    I trust this email finds you well and enjoying summer! We are making plans for your arrival at our Word of Life Bible Institutes in New York and Florida. Yes, you read that correctly- we will be open and ready to serve students this fall! I cannot express in words the excitement amongst the staff …

Important Summer 2020 Announcement and COVID-19 Update

Valued Guests,  As you know, we have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation very carefully. While planning for this summer, we have considered a multitude of factors, including government restrictions, the health and safety of our guests, students, and staff, and our ability to physically prepare for camp amongst all of the current restrictions. It is hard to imagine, we have gone …

The current circumstances surrounding our health and safety along with the concerns for the stability of the world’s financial markets could cause anyone to struggle with anxiety, fear, panic, and worry. A number of people have asked Word of Life’s Biblical Counseling Center about some good resources, so our Director of Counseling, Joe Schenke, put together a few biblical counseling …

John Harold Reimer promoted to Glory

Harold was born on April 27, 1926, in the small town of Mountain Lake, Minnesota, the sixth of seven children.  He had godly Mennonite parents who were farmers but often struggled to make ends meet.  Throughout her pregnancy, his mother prayed earnestly that the child she was expecting would someday become a missionary, something she didn’t share with him until …