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Category: Faith Ownership

SEU Alum Nominated for Dove Award

If you ever get the privilege to talk to Joivan Jimenez, ’15 — whose song Generación de Fuego has been nominated for a 2017 Dove Award for Spanish Language Recorded Song of the Year — you’ll find yourself smiling ear to ear, inspired by his love of God, humble demeanor and true desire to lead worship. He recently shared with us his journey of faith and how Southeastern University influenced ... More


First Doctor of Ministry Cohort

Southeastern University’s first Doctor of Ministry cohort*, which launched in the fall of 2016, is comprised of men and women of varying ages and ethnicities. They are ministers, pastors, leaders and scholars from all walks of life. We sat down with this dynamic group during their summer intensive session to learn their thoughts about the program so far. What Brought Them ... More


Determined to Worship – Carlos Lara

When Carlos Lara, now a sophomore at Southeastern, was five years old, he started to notice that he was different than his peers. Carlos was born without hands. His Christian family inspired him and he became determined to serve God to the best of his ability. He shares the story of his constant struggle of wanting to worship God ... More


SEU Grad Helps Veterans

Well before they got married, Susannah Wesley-Ahlschwede and her husband, Andrew Ahlschwede (SEU class of 2007), had worked together to research veteran unemployment rates and dig deeper into their gap in preparation for transitioning to civilian work. The idea for Battlefield to Boardroom, which is now a national nonprofit organization, transpired from an encounter Susannah had with a childhood friend who was a decorated veteran. Her friend had served ... More


16-Month MAML Program at SEU

As a Christ-centered university, it’s natural that the very first master’s degree that SEU offered was the Master of Arts in Ministerial Leadership, often referred to as the MAML. Over time, the MAML evolved to be offered in three learning formats: executive cohort, traditional classroom or online. Remaking the MAML “To ensure that our programs remain ... More


SEU Worship Releases New Album

Infused throughout the inspiring three days of SEU Conference were 11 uplifting, original songs — all completely written, performed and produced by our all-student music ministry SEU Worship. This SEU Worship album is self-titled, and is the group's fifth live album. Physical copies of the album were available for purchase during SEU Conference, and SEU Worship ... More


SEU Launches New School of Worship

During the conclusion of the 2017 SEU Conference, Southeastern University announced that it is restructuring its oldest, largest and fastest-growing academic college, the College of Christian Ministries and Religion. This restructure will focus on reimagining the training process for pastors in the 21st century. The changes will start with the launch of the ... More


SEU Conference 2017

Where can you experience uplifting original worship music and encouraging messages from some of the nation’s most renowned Christian speakers? It’s all in one place — SEU Conference. Now in its sixth year, SEU Conference has built a following in the Lakeland community and beyond for being a source of inspiration and joy for all who attend. And with the release of ... More


SEU Documentaries—A Ripple Effect

Everyone is familiar with the analogy of comparing ripples in the water to a catalyst that causes multiple, far-reaching effects. Southeastern’s annual documentary project aims to be just that for issues that face our world today. Each year since 2012, teams of SEU students, staff and faculty have worked with relevant organizations to produce a documentary about a topic of significance and social importance. This project started with SEU Destinations, ... More


The Penny Story: A Worthy Cause

When the topic of human trafficking comes up, many conversations about 
what seems to be a distant and hopeless situation often grow quiet. This is not the case, however, when talking to Kendall Altmyer '13. Her face lights
 up with passion as she shares a story of hope. She points to the 
copper penny bracelet stamped 
with the word “Worthy” and
 penny tattoo inked on her arm 
as she shares ... More