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School for Leadership Training to focus on navigating touchy issues via discernment

Immigration, racism, sexuality, biblical authority, and politics are just a few of the issues that threaten to tear churches apart. How do churches and leaders find their way through these difficult issues? School for Leadership Training 2014 at Eastern Mennonite Seminary will focus on the theory and practice of discernment at all levels, fr ...More

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Seminary Focuses on ‘Healing Space’ for Mental Illness

After Bev Miller was institutionalized twice in the 1970s with bipolar disorder, not long after graduating from then-Eastern Mennonite College, a series of factors helped her to get back “in touch with reality,” as she calls it. For one, her family owned a business that employed her when no one else likely would. But the proper medications, a supportive network and her church all pla ...More

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Economy, Stewardship Focus of School for Leadership Training

Everence Financial and Eastern Mennonite to cosponsor upcoming event Spaces are filling up fast for this year’s School for Leadership Training (SLT) January 16-18, 2012 at Eastern Mennonite Seminary. Plenary speaker Walter Brueggemann, and workshops on the theme “God and Mammon: Reframing Stewardship Amidst Abundance, Scarcity and Conflict” are contributing to an unpr ...More

Theologian Greg Boyd Headlines Packed-Out Leadership Training

‘We need to distinguish the kingdom of the world from the kingdom of God,’ said Dr. Greg Boyd, an internationally known speaker and author, throughout the seminary’s annual School for Leadership Training. Read more… ...More

EMS Leadership School Focuses on Media, Race

Some 220 pastors and lay leaders attending the conference Jan. 19-22 at Eastern Mennonite Seminary heard messages on cultural change, engaging media, and race relations just as tens of thousands traveled to nearby D.C. for the inauguration of the country’s first African-American president. Read more… ...More

Media Authority to Speak at SLT

How does the pervasive and changing electronic media distract and enamor us to the point of shaping how we think and act, often without our awareness? Shane Hipps (www.shanehipps.com) of Phoenix, Ariz., believes there is great promise as wel ...More

EMS Leadership School Focusing on Cultural Change

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Duo Tackles ‘Touchy’ Topic at EMS Conference

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SLT to Focus on Sexual Wholeness

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EMS Conference Explore ‘Life Abundant’ Theme

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