AMBS News and Stories

The AMBS community gives thanks remotely for the scholarly achievements of faculty, staff and students in 2019–20.

A Christian ritual course sparked the creation of a conference workshop and then — in response to the pandemic — a webinar on planning online worship services.

Experiencing the pandemic as a global learning community presents opportunities to experiment with and model leadership in a time of crisis.

Vice President and Academic Dean Beverly Lapp, Ed.D., reflects on how AMBS is adapting to COVID-19 in preparing leaders for ministry and service.

In this time of upheaval, Nekeisha Alayna Alexis, MA, sees unique opportunities to act for justice.

Leah R. Thomas, Ph.D., of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, will join the AMBS teaching faculty Aug. 1 as assistant professor of pastoral care and contextual education.

David L. Habegger, Rel.D., 94, an AMBS alumnus and former employee, died March 30 in Elkhart, Indiana.

The grant matches contributions that congregations, conferences and regional churches make toward a student’s graduate-level tuition costs.

Consultation brings together peace theologians and peacebuilding scholars for a conversation about the state of their fields and about interdisciplinary cooperation.

Beverly Lapp, Vice President and Academic Dean, reflects on the recent growth in the canon of art, scholarship, theology, humor, worship and care-giving resources.

Weekly intercessory prayer group continues to form participants in both the ordinary and extraordinary times of life.

A recording of this event, which took place on Tuesday, March 31, 3–4:15 p.m. EDT, is now available.

New volumes in the Studies in Anabaptist Theology and Ethics book series include Recovering from the Anabaptist Vision and Liberating the Politics of Jesus.

More than 150 Mennonite church leaders and educators gathered at AMBS March 2-5 to discern the benefits and challenges of digital technology.

The first students to enroll in AMBS's new online MA: Theology and Global Anabaptism were more than 7,500 miles away.

"Encountering Egypt" learning tour led by professors Safwat Marzouk, Ph.D., and Drew Strait, Ph.D., brings together past and present.

Director and producer Talashia Keim Yoder, an AMBS student, engages student actors in exploring biblical and theological themes in the show.

Our alumni are our most important influencers of prospective students and are among our most faithful donors. Here are benefits we’re providing with gratitude.

Sister Care seminar in Uganda expands to include Compassionate Care component for men; AMBS employee and student provide leadership.

Susannah M. Larry of Nashville, Tennessee, will join the AMBS teaching faculty on July 1 as assistant professor of biblical studies.

ATS Evaluation Committee notes four "distinctive strengths" they observed at AMBS.

Nearly 175 people attended the Jan. 20 panel discussion with Benjamin J. Tapper, Rev. Jean Mayes and Rev. Dr. Plez Lovelady.

Remembering J.R. Burkholder

January 16, 2020

Burkholder, who earned a Bachelor of Divinity from Goshen Biblical Seminary (now AMBS) in 1955, also served in various roles at AMBS.

On Monday, Jan. 20, 2–4 p.m., AMBS will host a free, public event in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, including a panel discussion and community conversation.

Daylong workshops will be offered at AMBS in conjunction with the Pastors and Leaders 2020 / Deep Faith conference on "Shaping Faith in a Digital Culture."