February 2013

“Biblical reflections on the call and challenge of modern day missions” – Fr. Richard Baawobr

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Fr. Richard Baawobr reflects on modern day missions as he addresses Chapel Gathering in the Seminary. Born in Ghana in 1959, Richard Baawobr is a priest member of the Society of Missionaries of Africa. He studied Philosophy in Ghana, Spirituality in Switzerland, Theology at the Missionary Institute of London. After his priestly ordination, he… Read more »

“The Most Important Thing you Can Learn in a Christian University” – Ervin Stutzman

& University Chapels.

Hear what Dr. Ervin Stutzman, Executive Director of Mennonite Church USA and former dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary, suggests is the most important thing you can learn in a Christian university.  This chapel concludes the major public events of Ervin’s two-day visit to the University to engage various groups on campus, including a Q&A… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Nathaniel Daniel

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Nathaniel Daniel, A Dangerous Faith: Addiction Ministry and Societal Pushback in Our Back Yard Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Punker Robertson

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Punker Robertson, The Homeward Bound Journey Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the… Read more »

“The most important thing you can learn in Seminary” – Dr. Ervin Stutzman

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Dr. Ervin Stutzman, executive director of Mennonite Church USA and former dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary, shares a message in Chapel Gathering in the Seminary. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel gatherings every Wednesday… Read more »

“More on Abundant Life” – Jon Swartz & Pastoral Assistants

& Abundant Life, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Explore another perspective on Abundant Life as follow up to Spiritual Life Week. Jon Swartz, a CJP and Seminary student who is serving as an intern in campus ministries, offers a response.

Inside Athletics: February 22, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James broadcast onsite from the ODAC Basketball Tournaments in Salem, VA.  They recap the women’s ODAC Quarterfinal win and preview the men’s game set for Friday.  They also go more in-depth into the tournament set-up with first round byes, as well as the adjustment to playing in… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Joan Rainsberger

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Joan Rainsberger, Love Extraordinaire: A Woman’s Call. Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in… Read more »

“Truth Lies in Plural” – Lori Leaman and Judy Mullet

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Lori Leaman, associate professor of teacher education and Dr. Judy Mullet, professor of psychology and education, offer a presentation on their 2011-12 combined sabbatical experience. What would a joint-writing sabbatical, pairing profs across disciplines and generations, look like? July and Lori lived such a sabbatical semester. Judy and Lori share their story of… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Joshua Yorks

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Joshua Yorks, Who is there for those not lost in the woods? Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They… Read more »