October 2009

The Faith of a Peacebuilder – Leymah Gbowee

& University Chapels.

Leymah Gbowee, a graduate of the MA in Conflict Studies program at EMU, speaks on how here Christian faith informs her work of peacebuilding – such as leading a group of women in a protest against the civil war in Liberia. Leymah Gbowee has been working extensively in the field of conflict transformation and peacebuilding… Read more »

“What is our Mission in a Post-postmodern Age?” – Marva Dawn – Augsburger Lecture Series

& Augsburger Lecture Series, University Chapels.

Marva Dawn speaks on “What is our Mission in a Post-postmodern Age?” (2 Timothy 1:3-7) as part of the Augsburger Lecture Series. Dr. Dawn is teaching fellow in spiritual theology at Regent College in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

“Just the Exuberance the World Needs” – Marva Dawn – Augsburger Lecture Series

& Augsburger Lecture Series.

Marva Dawn, the Augsburger Series Lecturer brings the message, “Just the Exuberance the World Needs” based on 2 Timothy 1:8-14 in the Martin Chapel. Why isn’t this post-postmodern world interested in the Gospel?  Why do scholars predict that less than 4% of the present youth will be Christians as adults?  Is there anything we can… Read more »

“The Scintillating Word” – by Marva Dawn – Augsburger Lecture Series

& Augsburger Lecture Series, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Marva Dawn, the Augsburger Series Lecturer  brings the message, “The Scintillating Word”, based on Hebrews 4:12-16 during a Chapel Gathering at Martin Chapel. Do we trust the profoundly sparkling, flashing Word of God to reach the post-postmodern generation?  How well does it serve us in our own weakness? Dr. Dawn is teaching fellow in spiritual… Read more »

“Trust…Imagining the Impossible”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

Seminary Spiritual Life Week speaker Mag Richer Smith grew up in Wauseon, Ohio.  She is a graduate of Goshen College and Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.  Mag has just completed 30 years of pastoral ministry, having served congregations in Normal, Indianapolis, Lombard, IL and Iowa City.  For 27 years she has co-pastored with her husband, Bob… Read more »