Faculty/Staff Speakers

“Love One Another” – Lana Miller & Brian Martin Burkholder

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What does “love one another” look like? Campus Pastors Lana Miller and Brian Martin Burkholder introduce the chapel and campus ministries theme “Love One Another as I have Loved You.” (John 15:1-17)

Inside Athletics: August 30, 2013

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In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James elaborate on the “official” start to the year, Royals Night, when ALL of EMU’s student-athletes gather together in Yoder Arena to kick things off.  They also look ahead at this weekend’s EMU Women’s Volleyball Invitational, as well as the openings of the other seasons.

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“A Desire to Belong” – Loren Swartzendruber

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President Swartzendruber launches the year with reflections on belonging based on Luke 6:27-31. This service concludes with a  time of sending for the Spain-Morocco and China cross-cultural groups departing for the semester.

“Grandparents Dreaming, Grandchildren Seeing” –Dr. Michael King

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Seminary Dean, Dr. Michael King, opens the EMS fall semester with his convocation address, “Grandparents Dreaming, Grandchildren Seeing: Christian Formation in an Age of Nones.” “The fastest growing denomination in America, according to one survey, is the “Nones”-the 45 million or so Americans who report none of the above when asked which church, denomination,… Read more »

Connect: An Orientation Gathering for Worship and Reflection

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EMU President, Dr. Loren Swartzendruber, delivers the morning Sermon during the orientation weekend Sunday morning worship.

Inside Athletics: August 23, 2013

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In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James are back at it as a duo, getting ready for the 2013-14 year.  They talk some of what’s gone on over the summer, but mostly dig into what the fall seasons are bringing, including all of the exciting changes for the soccer and field hockey programs…. Read more »

Inside Athletics: August 16, 2013

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Dave uses this podcast to report and reflect on the retreats and conferences that staff have been involved in during this week before student athletes return.  The Student Life division retreat focused on change, how it impacts people and organizations and how to respond to transitions.  As with a Rubic’s cube, where the center square… Read more »

Faculty/Staff Conference – Storytelling

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During the 2013 Faculty/Staff Fall Conference, several EMU Faculty and Staff share stories about what it has meant for them to serve with Compassion: -Tara Kishbaugh -Galen Lehman -Andrea Wenger Ken J. Nafziger leads the gathered community in a sending time of worship.

Faculty/Staff Conference – “Serving with Compassion” Welcome and Worship

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Faculty and Staff gather to begin the new year together with the annual Faculty/Staff Fall Conference.  Provost Fred Kniss and emcee/Director of Athletics Dave King offer words of welcome and orientation to the theme “Serving with Compassion.”  Ken J. Nafziger leads  the opening time of worship together.

Inside Athletics: August 9, 2013

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This week Dave’s guest is head baseball coach, Ben Spotts who provides detailed information about the renovation work to be done on the baseball infield. The current infield will be stripped, re-graded and sodded with Bermuda grass. Ben describes the advantages of Bermuda grass, how it plays, and the maintenance. In the second part of… Read more »