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Candidate of choice for AMBS president announced

6.17. 2019 Written By: Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary 884 Times read

Photo: David Boshart. Photo provided by AMBS. Faculty, staff and students from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary gathered for an all-campus meeting June 10 in Elkhart, Indiana, to hear the AMBS Presidential Search Committee’s announcement of David W. Boshart, Ph.D., of Wellman, Iowa, as the candidate of choice for the next president of the seminary. On […]

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Anabaptist, Reformed leaders begin formal dialogue

6.17. 2019 Written By: J. Nelson Kraybill for Mennonite World Conference 210 Times read

Photo: From left, John D. Roth, WCRC general treasurer Johann Weusmann, César García, Thomas Yoder Neufeld and Reformed pastor Peter Detwiller cross the Limmat River in Zurich, Switzerland, to visit Reformed and Anabaptist sites. Photo by J. Nelson Kraybill/MWC. Five centuries after Swiss reformer Ulrich Zwigli suggested Anabaptists be “cast to the ravens,” Anabaptists from […]

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MCC partner provides mental health counseling and vocational training to women in Afghanistan

6.10. 2019 Written By: Paul Shetler Fast for Mennonite Central Committee 142 Times read

Photo: Fatima Ghulami, a counselor with MCC partner WASSA, conducts a mental health counseling session with Kadija (name changed for security), who is wearing a blue burka. MCC photo/Paul Shetler Fast. On the grounds of the government health center in Herat, Afghanistan, a crowd of women in flowing black and blue fabric wait on the […]

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Religious leaders issue statement on child deaths in detention

6.10. 2019 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 585 Times read

Joining an ecumenical and interfaith coalition effort, Glen Guyton, executive director of Mennonite Church USA, has signed on to the Religious Leaders Statement on Child Deaths in Detention. Convened by the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the joint statement addresses concerns over the well-being of children who cross the U.S. border […]

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Mennonite Women and AMBS collaborate on healing seminar

6.3. 2019 Written By: Rhoda Keener and David B. Miller 269 Times read

For three days in the Wadsworth Room at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS), six couples from Africa, Asia, Europe and North America met to explore and test new resources and approaches for healing ministry in their contexts. Mennonite Women USA and AMBS collaborated to hold a Compassionate Care: Equipping Leaders for Healing Ministry seminar March […]

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Alumna to develop, lead new Hesston College ministry program

6.3. 2019 Written By: Hesston College 377 Times read

Hesston (Kansas) College announces the recent hire of Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg as the director for a new ministry program that will begin in development stages this spring. The new ministry program will provide Anabaptist theology and nurture missional leadership for pastors and other church leaders in a distance-based format. It comes as a replacement to Hesston […]

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AMBS launches online master’s in theology and global Anabaptism

6.3. 2019 Written By: Annette Brill Bergstresser for Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary 162 Times read

Photo: An online Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations course taught by Jacqueline Hoover, sessional faculty, left, will be an elective course for the new Master of Arts: Theology and Global Anabaptism at AMBS. Photo by Peter Ringenberg. In response to a growing demand for online master’s degrees, Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) in Elkhart, Indiana, is […]

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