Faculty/Staff Speakers

“Finding your footing in an upside-down world” – Linford Stutzman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Grounded, University Chapels.

Grounded in Christ? In today’s world? Professor Linford Stutzman helps us explore finding your footing in an upside-down world. This chapel contributes to the Grounded in Christ chapel series inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21.

“What’s Love Got to Do With It?” (Part 2)

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear sharing by Brian Simpson, Amanda Williams, and Daniel Showalter

“Laments for an Age of Sexualized Power: Discoveries in the Process of Art Making” – Jerry Holsopple

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Jerry Holsopple, professor of visual and communication arts, shares on his 2015 sabbatical entitled: “Laments for an Age of Sexualized Power: Discoveries in the Process of Art Making.”

“What’s Love Got to Do With It?” (Part 1)

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers.

Spiritual Renewal Week Chapel: A service including Biblical monologues, song, painting creation & the Alpha Omega Dancers.

“Service of Lament for Sexual Abuse” – Jerry Holsopple

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The Sexuality Series continues with a Service of Lament for Sexual Abuse in Religious Contexts led by Jerry Holsopple, Professor of Visual and Communication Arts.

“Fractured Trust: Broken People, Broken Systems”

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Sexual violence creates a brokenness for the individual and the system or community. How can we understand, support and move towards healing without contributing to the brokenness? This University Chapel is sponsored by the EMU Coalition on Sexual Violence Prevention.

“Faithful Sexuality in an Age of Porn” – Ken L. Nafziger

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The Sexuality Series continues with Dr. Ken L. Nafziger addressing Faithful Sexuality in an Age of Porn. As a psychologist who both practiced and trained doctoral students, Dr. Nafziger addresses questions about porn such as – Is it a form of safe sex? How does porn affect the brain, erectile dysfunction and real sex?… Read more »

“”Pray for Our Kings–Our Rulers (and Remember to Ask Why)” – Mark Thiessen Nation”

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

Mark Thiessen Nation, EMS Professor of Theology, offers a Seminary Chapel Gathering address entitled, “Pray for Our Kings—Our Rulers (and Remember to Ask Why)” Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 and 1 Timothy 2:1-7.

“Our Shared Journey Toward Healing” – Tony and Becky Brenneman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Gather with Tony and Becky as they reflect on their shared journey of experiencing a hiking accident, serious injuries and the healing journey.

“Leaning into the Dark” – Brian Martin Burkholder

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

Brian Martin Burkholder, Campus Ministries Director, University Campus Pastor, and Spiritual Director, speaks in Seminary Chapel Gathering “Leaning into the Dark” (Exodus 14:5-12, Mark 15:16-34)