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Tanzania Transformation

Yusuph Emmanuel, founder and CEO of Twelve21 Global, provided this update about work supported by Wilshire in Tanzania. This photo captures 230 parents and pastors of our students on Kome Island who were provided a five-day training on Community Transformation (CT)....

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Prayer Notes

Wilshire Prayer Notes: July 12 Condolences to:• Amy Duval on the death of her daughter, Lindsay Hyder, July 4. Service is Saturday, July 13, 1:00 p. m., McIver Chapel. Brother is Landon Hyder; grandparents are Jerry & Carole Duval; aunts and uncle Alexia &...

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I Am Wilshire: Haley Hampton

Hometown: Wichita Falls Present City: Wichita Falls Education: Brite Divinity School, MDiv, with a concentration in pastoral and community care Profession: VA Liaison for Visiting Angels of Wichita Falls Tell us about your work or volunteer life. I am an MDiv student...

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Preschoolers need you

Do you enjoy spending time with preschool-age children? Do you like to read stories, color, build with blocks and more? We could use your help in Worship Care for ages 2 through 4. You will be amazed with how these children are learning to share and interact with...

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I Am Wilshire: Ann Hill

Hometown: Bellmead (outside Waco) Present City: Dallas Education: Baylor University Profession: Banking and Administration Tell us about your family. My ancestors moved from Arkansas to Texas just after the Civil War. I was born in Pursley Community outside Corsicana,...

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Inclusion & Diversity Study Group

In 2015, Wilshire’s deacons appointed a study group to address questions about LGBTQ inclusion in the church. Known as the Inclusion and Diversity Study Group (IDSG), these individuals worked deliberately and methodically for 18 months before making a recommendation...

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Puerto Rico trip report

By Monica Mullins Eleven Wilshire members traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico, last week to work with Primera Iglesia Bautista de Río Piedras as they continue to serve the people of this island as they rebuild from the devastation of 2017’s Hurricane Maria. The oldest...

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I Am Wilshire: Laura Cordell

Hometown: Fort Worth; Present City: Dallas; Education: B.S., Texas Tech University; M.B.A., The University of Texas at Arlington; Profession: Director, Market Access, Sanofi Vaccines; Tell us about your family. I am a VERY proud solo mom of Barron, who is two years...

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