March 2013

“Friendship in the Way of Jesus” – Dr. Dana Robert

& Augsburger Lecture Series, University Chapels.

Dr. Dana Robert speaks on the topic Friendship in the Way of Jesus for the annual Augsburger Lectureship. Dr. Robert is the Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission and the director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission, Boston University. The Augsburger Lecture Series, or the Myron S. Augsburger… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Randy Keener

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Randy Keener, Being Particular where it’s not Popular: A Creation Care ethic in conversation on the Appalachian Trail Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class… Read more »

“Friendship as Missional Practice: Lessons from History” – Dr. Dana Robert

& Augsburger Lecture Series.

Dr. Dana Robert speaks on the topic,  Friendship and Mission: past and present for the annual Augsburger Lectureship Dr. Robert is the Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission and the director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission, Boston University. The Augsburger Lecture Series, or the Myron S. Augsburger… Read more »

“Friendship as Incarnational Mission Practice” – Dr. Dana Robert

& Augsburger Lecture Series, University Chapels.

Dr. Dana Robert speaks on the topic, Friendship as Incarnational Mission Practice for the annual Augsburger Lectureship. Dr. Robert is the Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission and the director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission, Boston University. The Augsburger Lecture Series, or the Myron S. Augsburger Annual… Read more »

Inside Athletics: March 15, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

This week’s Inside Athletics podcast focuses on the baseball team as Dave’s guest is new head coach, Ben Spotts.  After a good start during the non-conference portion, Ben evaluates the progress being made by the team.  He highlights the areas of improvement and shares his strategy for improving the baseball program.  He also looks ahead to the… Read more »

“Into the Far Country…” – Joni Sancken

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Jesus pursues people into the “far countries” of human existence, blazing a trail for us and making it possible for us to minister and serve in Christ’s name even in the most challenging circumstances. Joni Sancken shares a message based on Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32. Dr. Joni Sancken serves as assistant professor of preaching at… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Danilo Sanchez

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Danilo Sanchez, Family-Based Youth Ministry: Supporting the Family for Lifelong Discipleship Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Byron Pellecer

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Byron Pellecer, Leadership Development from the Perspective of Ministry Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their… Read more »

“My Road to Decision” – Dr. Gerald Brunk

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

“My Road to Decision” features an impersonation of Menno Simons which describes his eleven-year journey to his decision to leave the Roman Catholic priesthood and the consequences of that decision. Dr. Gerald Brunk, EMU professor emeritus, brings his impersonation of Menno Simons back to chapel. The first time he did this impersonation in chapel… Read more »

“The Poetics of Creation” – Dr. Kenton Derstine

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Dr. Kenton Derstine, Director of CPE and Mentored Ministry, shares personal reflections, scripture, and poetry on themes of beauty and creation. 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 chapel gatherings every Wednesday and Friday in Lehman… Read more »