Augsburger Lecture Series

The Augsburger Lectureship provides resources to annually bring to campus a noted lecturer to address pertinent topics in the area of Christian evangelism and mission for the stimulation and development of a vision for evangelism and missions for the students, faculty and staff of EMU.

September 28-29, 2016

Dr. Scot McKnight, Julius R. Mantey Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary, Lombard, IL

Kingdom Vision as a Way of Life

Dr. Scot McKnight is an American New Testament scholar, historian of early Christianity, theologian, speaker, author and blogger who has written widely on the historical Jesus, early Christianity, the emerging church and missional church movements, spiritual formation and Christian living. He currently serves as the Julius R. Mantey Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary, Lombard, IL. McKnight is an ordained Anglican with Anabaptist leanings, and has also written frequently on issues in modern Anabaptism.


Wednesday, Sept. 28
10-10:30 a.m. – University Chapel (Lehman Auditorium)
Love as Commitment

5-6:30 p.m. – Mission & Service Dinner Program (University Commons 211-212)
Being Missional among your Peers

7-8:30 p.m. – Church and Community Lecture (Park View Mennonite Church)
A Fellowship of Differents and the Challenge of Slavery

Thursday, Sept. 29
11-11:45 a.m. – Chapel Gathering (Martin Chapel, Seminary Building)
Tell the Story of Jesus

Campus chapel services

The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus Ministries hosts university chapel every Wednesday and Friday in Lehman Auditorium. Specifics and occasional changes are noted in individual chapel listings.