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Joseph Mathews

A glimpse of Joseph Wesley Mathews – the founding leader of the Institutes and Order: Ecumenical:

“After [WWII chaplain Joseph W. Mathews] held young soldiers in his arms as they died in the Pacific, he dedicated himself to the reformation of the church that could speak the word with power to the dying and the living. He dedicated himself to creating new ways to call, train, engage, and sustain others on the one spirit journey we all travel.”

~~ John Epps, general editor of Bending History: Talks of Joseph Wesley Mathews, p. 241 (jpc edits); book at