Seven students participated in the 2011 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 25. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in a short speech (8-10 min): Meg Brauckmann, An Embodied Faith, senior Peacebuilding & Development major from Baltimore, MD Jakob zumFelde, Separated from Creation by Asphalt, senior Environmental Science… Read more »
Does God call ordinary people like me? Drawing from the biblical account of Peter and John healing a lame beggar at the temple gate, Pastor Leonard Dow speaks on being “Called by God” for this final Spiritual Life Week chapel. Local singer/songwriter Jessica Crawford opens with a song. Each semester, campus ministries hosts Spiritual Life… Read more »
In this chapel gathering in the Seminary connected with the University’s Spiritual Life Week, Pastor Leonard Dow references the 1964 song by the Righteous Brothers, “You’ve lost that loving feeling” as he speaks from the heart, reflecting on Revelations 2:1-7. Each semester, campus ministries hosts Spiritual Life Week, an engaging series of events aimed at… Read more »
Are you wrestling with who you are? In this opening chapel of Spiritual Life Week, Pastor Leonard Dow speaks on this theme inspired from the biblical story of Jacob. Each semester, campus ministries hosts Spiritual Life Week, an engaging series of events aimed at deepening faith in Jesus Christ. The February 2011 events are themed… Read more »
Vice President and Seminary Dean Michael King preaches in the closing worship service for the 2011 School for Leadership Training at EMS. This year’s theme is “Pentecost Remixed: The Work of the Holy Spirit.”
In the Seminary Spring semester convocation address Lonnie Yoder invites students, faculty, staff, and guests to consider the discipline of sabbath amidst frenzied schedules. Dr. Yoder serves as Associate Dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary and Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling. In this convocation, he draws on Matthew 11: 25-30.
The cross-cultural group shares reflections on learning in Spain and Morocco.
As part of the Augsburger Lecture Series Elaine Enns and Ched Myers present this lecture outlining the Greensboro Truth and Community Reconciliation Project as an exercise in gospel-based healing of past injustice, as well as the legacy of Mennonite refugees from Ukraine in the early 20th century. In these stories, they ask questions about how… Read more »
Elaine Enns and Ched Myers begin this lecture with a reading of Paul’s Damascus Road experience as a call to restorative justice. Then they look at mediation and nonviolent direct action as flip sides of the peacemaking coin. They conclude with a story of the conversion of a U.S. Air Force nuclear weapons specialist to… Read more »