Faculty/Staff Speakers

“A Theology of Anabaptist Leadership” – Nancy Heisey, David Miller, Gilberto Perez Jr.

& Anabaptist Leadership Conference, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Bethel University student Alexandra Shoup opens with reflections on, “How can our Anabaptist identity empower us?” Nancy Heisey, David Miller, and Gilberto Perez Jr. deliver the keynote address on “A Theology of Anabaptist Leadership” Leading into the Common Good: an Anabaptist Perspective Join practitioners, scholars and students to examine the history of leadership models… Read more »

“Anabaptist Values in Practice: How they have Shaped my Leadership” – Lee Snyder and Phil Wenger

& Anabaptist Leadership Conference, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Hesston College Student Jeremy Good opens with reflections on, “Why Anabaptist Values Matter to My Generation” Lee Snyder and Phil Wenger deliver the keynote address on “Anabaptist Values in Practice: How they have Shaped my Leadership” Leading into the Common Good: an Anabaptist Perspective Join practitioners, scholars and students to examine the history of… Read more »

“Performing Community: Building Civic Practice Committed to Hospitality and Capacity” – Heidi Winters Vogel

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Heidi Winters Vogel, associate professor of theater, presents the monthly University Colloquium address in Mainstage Theater. Heidi’s presentation is entitled “Performing Community: Building Civic Practice Committed to Hospitality and Capacity.”  Heidi is committed to using theater as a tool for social justice.  This program offers an opportunity to hear more about how she does that.

Academic Department Gatherings: “Becoming Known in the Breaking of Bread” – Language and Literature

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016: “Chapel” was scattered around campus and hosted by various academic departments.  This podcast features the Language and Literature Department: Becoming Known in the Breaking of Bread – Language and Literature faculty and students share stories about communion through sharing food in the family, classroom, and across borders. Bilingual songs and… Read more »

“Paying Attention” – Andrea Dalton Saner

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

“Paying Attention” Exodus 3:1-15 Dr Andrea Dalton Saner, Assistant Professor of OT, Bible & Religion Assistant Professor of OT, Seminary God calls Moses to deliver the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, but in order to hear and respond to this call, Moses must shift his perception of himself and the world in accordance with… Read more »

“Ash Wednesday Service of Song and Prayer” – Kenneth Nafziger

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

A prayerful service of scripture, readings and singing designed by Kenneth J. Nafziger, Professor of Music, involving the Chamber Singers.

“Start Close in” – Kenton Derstine

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

Dr. Kenton Derstine, Associate Professor of Supervised Ministry Director of Clinical Pastoral Education and Mentored Ministry, engages Chapel Gathering at EMS with a poetic context for conversation and journey with God.

“Who do you say that I am? Healer.” – Lana Miller

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels, Who do you say that I am?.

Jesus asks, “Who do you say that I am?”. This compelling and relevant question is being offered by campus ministries this year. Undergraduate Campus Pastor Lana Miller preaches on this text walking us all into consider our response to Jesus asking Who do you say that I am? Lana Miller serves as Undergraduate Campus… Read more »

Opening Convocation: “For Just Such a Time as This” – President Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

President Loren Swartzendruber addresses the campus community for his final Opening Convocation service on the theme: For Just Such a Time as This. Chapel includes a time of prayerful sending for the Cross-Cultural Seminar groups departing for the Middle East and Guatemala-Cuba. Scripture: Esther 4:12-14 (The Message): When Hathach told Mordecai what Esther had… Read more »

“On The Way” – Dr. Lonnie Yoder

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

In his Spring 2016 opening convocation address, Dr. Lonnie Yoder, EMS Associate Dean and Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, engages our awareness of ministry that happens “On the Way” !