Faculty/Staff Speakers

“Brueggemann and the Fiction that Makes True” – Dr. Michael King

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers, School for Leadership Training.

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 »

Inside Athletics: Feb. 10, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

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 »

Inside Athletics: Feb. 3, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

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.

Inside Athletics is a… Read more »

“Honoring the Past” – Luke Hartman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

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.

“Reordering our World” – Dr. Anil Solanki

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Dr. Anil Solanki, EMS Adjunct Professor of Old Testament and Minister in the United Church of Christ, preaches from  Luke 1:46-55, the Magnificat.

“Freedom: from a Biblical Perspective” – Joanne Gallardo

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Consider a biblical perspective on freedom as Joanne Gallardo preaches on John 8:31-36.

Inside Athletics: Jan. 27, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” Dave and James jump into a recap of the past few days.  Dave also opens the door for James to explain what a basketball game day looks like for him.

Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast hosted by Director of Athletics, Dave King. The podcast offers a synopsis of… Read more »

“Disintegration” – Cyndi Gusler

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Cyndi Gusler, associate professor of Visual and Communication Arts, presents at the January Colloquium lecture.  She shares from  her sabbatical work focusing on using discarded and eco-friendly materials to create art.  The lecture and Q&A time are followed by the opening of her show “Disintegration” in the Margaret Martin Gehman Gallery . (News Story) The… Read more »

Inside Athletics: Jan. 13, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics,” with Dave out at the NCAA Convention in Indianapolis, James takes over and gives a brief update on the busy basketball seasons so far. Then he brings in Interim Men’s Volleyball Coach Derek King for a preview of their season, which starts tonight in Mount Olive, NC.

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“With Mary” Jerry Holsopple

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

In this Chapel Gathering service  in the Seminary, Dr. Jerry Holsopple  reflects on Mary, the mother of Jesus, in the context of his sabbatical year spent in Lithuania.  Dr. Holsopple is Professor of Visual and Communication Arts at EMU. Chapel Gathering services held in Martin Chapel at Eastern Mennonite Seminary are planned by the Seminary… Read more »