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Malone University welcomes Compassion International’s Anne Marie Miller to campus October 23

October 8, 2013 | Release # 6735

Anne Marie MillerMalone University will welcome Anne Marie Miller of Compassion International to campus Wednesday, October 23 at 10 a.m. in the Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts, located on the campus at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. All Malone University community worship services – sponsored by the Office for Spiritual Formation – are free and open to the public. Miller's topic will be Forgiveness and Compassion.

From the Compassion International website:

Anne Marie Miller (formerly Anne Jackson) is a writer, speaker, and social change activist who lives in the Nashville, TN area with her husband, Tim. Her background is in communications and marketing and her educational focus is sociology, theology and creative writing. Her book, Mad Church Disease – Overcoming the Burnout Epidemic (Zondervan) released in February 2009. Her latest book, Permission to Speak Freely: Essays and Art on Fear, Confession and Grace (Thomas Nelson) released in August 2010 with critical acclaim. Her third book which is on themes of genuine relationships and intimacy within community will release in Spring 2014 with Thomas Nelson. Anne speaks at conferences both large and small, retreats, churches, college and student gatherings, as well as chapels on issues such as social justice, sexuality, health, addiction, and general Biblical themes of grace and restoration. Anne has traveled around the world and in our own back yard telling the stories of hope found in least likely places. She is a contributing writer to various magazines including features in Cosmopolitan, Relevant, Neue, and Purpose Driven Life and has made appearances on a variety of radio and television programs.

Compassion International exists as a Christian child advocacy ministry that releases children from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty and enables them to become responsible, fulfilled Christian adults. Founded by the Rev. Everett Swanson in 1952, Compassion began providing Korean War orphans with food, shelter, education and health care, as well as Christian training. Today, Compassion helps more than 1.2 million children in 26 countries.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014,has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
fgubznf+znybar+rqh Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

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