Referencing Hebrews 11:1-16, Eastern Mennonite Seminary Dean Dr. Michael King reflects and expands on some comments made by Dr. Walter Brueggeman, plenary speaker for this year’s School for Leadership Training in January. In “Preaching as Re-imagination,” Brueggemann writes, “It is my conviction that neither old liberal ideologies nor old conservative certitudes nor critical claims made… Read more »
Shaun Groves has partnered with child development organization Compassion International for the purpose of spreading Compassion’s mission of releasing children from poverty across the world. Shaun shares an evening of songs and stories inspired by his travels with Compassion. Shaun is a singer/songwriter, speaker, blogger, husband, daddy and friend. He feels and thinks deeply and… Read more »
This week, Dave is joined by Sue Kolb, women’s soccer coach and Assistant Athletic Director for Student Athlete Well-being, who reviews her work during the first semester with class attendance and academic progress of EMU athletes. Sue’s position is being funded by a grant through the NCAA as part of the Ethnic Minority and Women’s… Read more »
Who are and what is the quiet in the land? David Kline offers his perspective. David Kline is an Amish farmer, naturalist, and writer. He and his family farm 120 acres and operate a 45-cow organic dairy near Mt. Hope, Ohio, that blends older traditional methods with newer technologies in a manner that is environmentally… Read more »
Rev. D. Dennis Perry grew up in Harrisonburg. He graduated from JMU, received his MDiv from Eastern Mennonite Seminary, and then his DMin from Wesley Theological seminary. He has served churches in Page County, Rockingham County, and in the suburbs of Richmond, Virginia. He is currently Lead Pastor at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA…. Read more »
For opening its doors to its Muslim neighbors, Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria was featured on “The Daily Show with John Stewart.” Rev. Perry, an EMS grad and lead pastor at Aldersgate UM Church, and Baig, vice president of Islamic Circle of North America, will talk about their controversial experience of crossing boundaries to… Read more »
Sometimes in a suicidal situation we ask Where is God? Pam Comer, Director of the Counseling Center, and leaders of CoachLink, help us explore answers to this question through reflection, ritual and an original song performed by EMU student, Grace Engle. Listen for announcements about the February 23 workshop on Suicide Awareness: What to do… Read more »
In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about the busy stretch of home games EMU had earlier this week, and what all the wins in those games mean. Dave also digs into the experience of student-athletes from the 1980s and 90s, and solicits thoughts from that era.
Luke Hartman ’91, Vice President for Enrollment, opens Black History Month with the first of two chapels planned by the Black Student Union. He shares stories to honor his own past and reflects on why it is important to do so.