“Paul’s motto could be worse” – James Krabill, Esther Augsburger, Leonard Dow

Paul’s motto could be worse 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 James Krabill facilitates engagement with a panel of EMU alumni who have served in Christian evangelism and mission initiatives in various cultural settings across the decades of EMU’s 100 years. Panelists: Leonard Dow ’87, Esther Augsburger ’72, James Krabill ’71. Find the complete list of Augsburger Lecture Series panelists....

“How Embracing a New Culture Influences and Shapes Your Life” – Aaron Kauffman

Latino Student Alliance guides the campus community in celebrating Latino Heritage Month. Aaron Kauffman, president of Virginia Mennonite Missions, speaks on the theme: How Embracing a New Culture Influences and Shapes your Life. Carol Snell-Feikema leads in singing.

“My Soul is Filled with Joy: Mariology & the Mission of Mennonite Education” – Dr. Malinda Berry

Augsburger Lecture Series Using the image and symbol of the alma mater, Dr. Malinda Berry makes the case for Christ-centered education in an Anabaptist/Mennonite tradition that conceptualizes our network of schools as alma maters, or nourishing soul-mothers that are the Seat of Wisdom. This case involves thinking carefully about a nonviolent interpretation of the Christian....

“Living Love Out Loud” – Jessica Crawford

Jessica Crawford is on a mission to Love Out Loud. As a multifaceted minister of the gospel, she aims to express the passionate love of Jesus Christ through missions, ministry and music. Originally from Bridgewater, VA she now resides in Nashville, TN where she recently recorded a new five song EP. Join her in....

Inspiring the Next Generation for Mission Engagement – Nelson Okanya ’02

Nelson Okanya, EMS Alum, closes the annual Augsburger Lectureship in Chapel Gathering at Eastern Mennonite Seminary. Okanya serves as President of Eastern Mennonite Missions and speaks on Inspiring the Next Generation for Mission Engagement. Nelson Okanya is president of Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM). He was born and raised in the Mennonite community in Kenya,....

“Augsburger Lecture: An Alternative Narrative” – Nelson Okanya ’02

Nelson Okanya, EMS Alum, opens the annual Augsburger Lectureship in University Chapel. Okanya serves as President of Eastern Mennonite Missions and speaks on An Embodied Witness. He begins his talk with a short video clip. Nelson Okanya is president of Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM). He was born and raised in the Mennonite community in....

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Bob May

Bob May, Doing Mission Projects Just a Little Bit Better: A Guide for Me 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....

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

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....

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

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....

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

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....