Sessional faculty at AMBS

Laura Brenneman, PhD

Sessional Faculty

Laura L. Brenneman is a hospital chaplain and visiting religion professor at AMBS, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Eastern Mennonite Seminary.

Matthew Chandler, PhD

Sessional Faculty

Matthew Chandler is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications at the University of Notre Dame.

David C. Cramer, PhD

Sessional Faculty; Managing Editor, Institute of Mennonite Studies

David Cramer is the teaching pastor at Keller Park Church, an urban congregation in South Bend. In addition to teaching courses in theology, he serves as Managing Editor of the Institute of Mennonite Studies at AMBS.

Luke Gascho, EdD

Sessional Faculty

Luke Gascho is the director of the Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, where he also serves as Professor of Sustainability/Environmental Education.

Jacqueline Hoover, MA

Sessional Faculty

Jacqueline Hoover is a freelance lecturer in Islamic Studies who teaches regularly in Germany and Egypt and at the University of Nottingham in the UK.

Paul Keim, PhD

Sessional Faculty

Paul Keim is professor of Bible and Religion at Goshen (Indiana) College and regularly teaches Greek and Hebrew courses at AMBS.

James Krabill, PhD

Sessional Faculty

James Krabill is Senior Executive for Global Ministries for Mennonite Mission Network.

Tilda Norberg

Sessional Faculty

Tilda Norberg has had a private practice in Gestalt Pastoral Care since 1970. She is the founder and since 1982 has been director of a two-year basic training program for clergy, therapists and other professionals in Gestalt Pastoral Care.

Betty Pries

Betty Pries has worked as a mediator, trainer and consultant on conflict resolution and conflict management issues since 1993 nationally and internationally. She has developed expertise in managing faith community conflict, particularly within the church.

Daniel Schrock, DMin

Dan Schrock is co-editor (with Marlene Kropf) of An Open Place: The Ministry of Group Spiritual Direction (Morehouse, 2012) and author of The Dark Night: A Gift of God (Herald, 2009). He serves on the pastoral team at Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship, Goshen, Indiana.

Linda Thomas, MATS

Sessional Faculty

Linda Lehman Thomas is a Gestalt Pastoral Care minister and trainer. She also serves as co-director of Pathways Retreat, a contemplative retreat center in Goshen, Indiana.