“Reimagining the Church for Changing Times,” Tom and Christine Sine

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Tom & Christine Sine, founders of Mustard Seed Associates in Seattle, Washington, begin a conversation in the Seminary Chapel Gathering, offering possibilities for faithful living during their presence on campus for EMU Spiritual Life Week. Each year, the campus ministries department presents Spiritual Life Week, an engaging series of events that facilitate deepening faith in… Read more »

Is There Life after EMU? – Tom & Christine Sine

& Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Tom & Christine Sine, founders of Mustard Seed Associates in Seattle, Washington, offer possibilities for faithful living for Spiritual Life Week. Each year, the campus ministries department presents Spiritual Life Week, an engaging series of events that facilitate deepening faith in Jesus Christ. This Fall, Tom and Christine Sine lead this special week with the… Read more »

The Faith of a Peacebuilder – Leymah Gbowee

& University Chapels.

Leymah Gbowee, a graduate of the MA in Conflict Studies program at EMU, speaks on how here Christian faith informs her work of peacebuilding – such as leading a group of women in a protest against the civil war in Liberia. Leymah Gbowee has been working extensively in the field of conflict transformation and peacebuilding… Read more »

“What is our Mission in a Post-postmodern Age?” – Marva Dawn – Augsburger Lecture Series

& Augsburger Lecture Series, University Chapels.

Marva Dawn speaks on “What is our Mission in a Post-postmodern Age?” (2 Timothy 1:3-7) as part of the Augsburger Lecture Series. Dr. Dawn is teaching fellow in spiritual theology at Regent College in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

“Just the Exuberance the World Needs” – Marva Dawn – Augsburger Lecture Series

& Augsburger Lecture Series.

Marva Dawn, the Augsburger Series Lecturer brings the message, “Just the Exuberance the World Needs” based on 2 Timothy 1:8-14 in the Martin Chapel. Why isn’t this post-postmodern world interested in the Gospel?  Why do scholars predict that less than 4% of the present youth will be Christians as adults?  Is there anything we can… Read more »

“The Scintillating Word” – by Marva Dawn – Augsburger Lecture Series

& Augsburger Lecture Series, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Marva Dawn, the Augsburger Series Lecturer  brings the message, “The Scintillating Word”, based on Hebrews 4:12-16 during a Chapel Gathering at Martin Chapel. Do we trust the profoundly sparkling, flashing Word of God to reach the post-postmodern generation?  How well does it serve us in our own weakness? Dr. Dawn is teaching fellow in spiritual… Read more »

“Trust…Where is God in the Worst?”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

Seminary Spiritual Life Week speaker Mag Richer Smith grew up in Wauseon, Ohio.  She is a graduate of Goshen College and Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.  Mag has just completed 30 years of pastoral ministry, having served congregations in Normal, Indianapolis, Lombard, IL and Iowa City.  For 27 years she has co-pastored with her husband, Bob… Read more »

“Trust…Planting Seeds and Letting Go”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

Seminary Spiritual Life Week speaker Mag Richer Smith grew up in Wauseon, Ohio.  She is a graduate of Goshen College and Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.  Mag has just completed 30 years of pastoral ministry, having served congregations in Normal, Indianapolis, Lombard, IL and Iowa City.  For 27 years she has co-pastored with her husband, Bob… Read more »

Fall Semester Opening Convocation

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

President Loren Swartzendruber addresses the campus community with the message, “Prepare to Serve and Lead,” followed by a sending blessing for the South Africa Cross Cultural group.

“Trust…Imagining the Impossible”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

Seminary Spiritual Life Week speaker Mag Richer Smith grew up in Wauseon, Ohio.  She is a graduate of Goshen College and Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.  Mag has just completed 30 years of pastoral ministry, having served congregations in Normal, Indianapolis, Lombard, IL and Iowa City.  For 27 years she has co-pastored with her husband, Bob… Read more »