At a Campus Crusade for Christ retreat eight years ago, I sat with 50 other young women at a Young Life camp in Goshen, Va., listening to a female speaker give a lecture about marriage. The topic was "being faithful while we wait."
What I remember most from the event is not what it took to be a good Christian wife. It is what my male friend told me about what the guys learned during their session: how to follow the spirit’s calling toward their specific, unique ministries.
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Eastern Mennonite Seminary students present Master of Divinity (MDiv) capstone projects that touch on both the personal formation experienced within the students’ seminary journeys, and the transformation they hope to
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LovEMU Giving Day on April 10 at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) will allow supporters to “show the love” with those who otherwise could not afford the quality academics and transformational
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Mark Theissen Nation, professor of theology, concludes 16 years at Eastern Mennonite Seminary in May. EMU’s Board of Trustees announced the awarding of emeritus status to him on March 26. On Tuesday,
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Evangelist Billy Graham died Feb. 21, 2018. Myron Augsburger was the fifth president of what was then Eastern Mennonite College & Seminary, serving from 1965 to 1980. He was also professor of
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Justin Poole, assistant professor of theater at Eastern Mennonite University, and professional composer and musician Jim Clemens present “The Gospel Project: A Theatrical Journey through the Life of Jesus Christ.” The
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Dorothy Jean Weaver, professor of New Testament, concludes three-plus decades of teaching at Eastern Mennonite Seminary in May. The senior faculty member also owns the distinction of having been the
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The creation of identity is a dynamic process," writes Professor Andrew Suderman, who teaches theology, peace and mission at Eastern Mennonite University. He also serves as secretary of Mennonite World Conference’s Peace Commission. Andrew and his wife, Karen, served with Mennonite Church Canada as coordinators of the Anabaptist Network in South Africa from 2009 to 2016.
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Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday were marked by services at Eastern Mennonite Seminary and Eastern Mennonite University this week. Martin Chapel hosted a Lectio Divina service focused on “living waters”
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If the Catholic-priest-turned-Anabaptist-radical Menno Simons were on a speaking tour, you’d expect him to make a stop at his namesake university. But he died in 1561, and so when Simons
... read more about Impersonation brings to life Menno Simons and his ‘soul struggle’