Hundreds of people filled to capacity the 2014 School for Leadership Training at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, interested in exploring “discernment processes” to address difficult issues in congregations, conferences and denominations.
“Discernment together begins with love for one another and i ...More
Participants in the 2014 School for Leadership Training at Eastern Mennonite Seminary did not tiptoe for three days around the “elephant in the room” – that is, the anguish felt by many over congregational disagreements in regard to same-sex relationships.
On the contrary, a highlight of the three days appeared to be a worship service ...More
Immigration, racism, sexuality, biblical authority, and politics are just a few of the issues that threaten to tear churches apart. How do churches and leaders find their way through these difficult issues?
School for Leadership Training 2014 at Eastern Mennonite Seminary will focus on the theory and practice of discernment at all levels, fr ...More
Ervin Stutzman, author of ‘Emma: A Widow Among the Amish,’suspects that his highly principled mom might blush about his latest book, which tells the true story of his widowed mother who raised six children, including one with a disability.
By Heather Bowser, Daily News-Record
Basil Marin has a divine education
Each year, at the very time when most seminary students are just getting a handle on things, they are given the opportunity to pause, stand back and assess their own spiritual needs during ‘Spiritual Life Week.’