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What is Counseling? – EMU’s Master of Arts in Counseling

What is Counseling? – EMU’s Master of Arts in Counseling

Hear from our professors as they explore what counseling is to them. Within Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) professional counseling program, we strive to achieve the highest standards of excellence in providing psychologically and spiritually grounded training for counselors. We seek to create a community atmosphere within the program, a community bold …

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MBA student collaboration with Harrisonburg business

MBA student collaboration with Harrisonburg business

Eastern Mennonite University MBA students collaborate with local businesses for real-life experience. Here, students report on work with Blue Ridge Architects.

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MA in counseling program at EMU

MA in counseling program at EMU

EMU’s MA in counseling program combines academic excellence with the inner work counselors need to be self aware and effective. CACREP accredited. Located in Harrisonburg, Va., in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.

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Lonnie Yoder

Lonnie Yoder

Dr. Lonnie Yoder, associate dean and professor of pastoral care and counseling, talks about the qualities of a good pastor and the qualities of a calling congregation.

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Dorothy Jean Weaver

Dorothy Jean Weaver

Dr. Dorothy Jean Weaver, professor of New Testament, says that pastors need to know the scriptures and know the power of God.

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David Evans

David Evans

Dr. David Evans, assistant professor of history, mission, interfaith and intercultural studies, discusses what congregations need in a pastor today. We need some fundamentalists when it comes to “Love your neighbor as yourself,” people who take that verse as literally as we take other verses in the Bible.

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Michael A. King

Michael A. King

Dr. Michael A. King, vice president and seminary dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary, talks about the qualities of a good pastor. How does the person relate to the role? How do congregations honor and value both the person and the role?

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Joni Sancken

Joni Sancken

Dr. Joni S. Sancken, assistant professor of preaching and practical theology, discusses what makes a good pastor and what kinds of congregation are good at calling leaders.

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