AMBS Window

AMBS WindowCurrent issue: Spring 2018

The spring 2018 issue of AMBS Window focuses on faith formation in our learning community. In the opening article, four graduating students in the Masters of Arts in Christian Formation program describe their final projects. There is also a reflection on forming confident Christian leaders by professor Andy Brubacher Kaethler and information on !Explore: A Theological Program for High School Youth. A brand new AMBS Alumni News section is also a part of the piece, including an announcement about this year's Alumni Ministry and Service Recipient, and details about our annual Hearts on Fire Day.

About AMBS Window

The newsletter is published three times a year. It is sent to people who contribute to AMBS and is printed in Canadian Mennonite Magazine and The Mennonite. Read full issues online or contact development staff to request print copies.

Recent back issues

AMBS Window Fall 2017
This issue explores how AMBS engages the global church, from being a learning community that welcomes international students to protessors integrating diverse voices into their teaching.

AMBS Window Summer 2017
This issue covers our commencement weekend celebration, including a recap of Mary H. Schertz's address to the graduaing class, a list of next steps for the new alumni and a list of recipients of our academic awards.

AMBS Window Spring 2017
What does it look like to work at building intercultural competence and undoing racism? The spring 2017 issue of AMBS Window provides examples from our learning community., including the structural, educational and relational change coordinated by our Intercultural Competence and Undoing Racism team.

AMBS Window Summer 2016
Another commencement season honored 18 graduates as they transitioned from the seminary community into a variety of new roles in the church and beyond. Get a recap of the celebration as well as a reflection from president Sara Wenger Shenk on how lives are changed at AMBS. The issue also gives insight into how we nurture the whole Christian learner and highlights our scholarship awards for incoming leaders.

AMBS Window Spring 2016
35 participants joined AMBS president Sara Wenger Shenk and assistant professor of Old Testament Safwat Marzouk on a tour of historic, religious, and contemporary sites in Egypt. In this issue, they and other trip participants reflect on the social, cultural and theological aspects of the encounter.

AMBS Window Fall 2015
This issue focuses on our engagement with the Bible. Articles highlight our recent St. John's Bible exhibit in the library gallery, resources we offer to dig deeper into Scripture, and the mystery of missing Bible verses.

AMBS Window Summer 2015
Our summer issue features reporting on commencement weekend. This year, in addition to 15 master's students who earned degrees or certificates, the issue also highlights those who are completing the Journey program.

AMBS Window Spring 2015
How does responding to Scripture with art--drama, music, paints and crayons, woodworking or other artistic forms--help us experience the Bible in new ways? Professors Mary H. Schertz and Rachel Miller Jacobs, and students Ann Jacobs and Rhonda Yoder and librarian Karl Stutzman reflect on this question.

AMBS Window Fall 2014
This issue explores our relationship to food, It includes reflections by Malinda Berry, assistant professor of theology and ethics, and other Rooted and presenters, and examples of how the campus provides food for ourselves and others.

AMBS Window Summer 2014
A review of commencement celebrations, including what's next for all the graduates. It also includes notes on Alumni Ministry and Service Recognition recipient Wilma Bailey and retirees Gayle Gerber Koontz and Ted.