AMBS News and Stories

MDiv student Pratik Bagh reflects on the insights he and his wife, Shabnam Pratik Bagh, gained from their unexpected flight from Kutela, India, to Elkhart, Indiana, for studies at AMBS.

The public is invited to attend the Oct. 19 installation service for Beverly Lapp, EdD.

This summer, nine teenagers from across the U.S. participated in !Explore: A Theological Program for High School Youth.

David C. Cramer, Ph.D., of South Bend, Indiana, began Aug. 6 as the new IMS managing editor.

Barbara Nelson Gingerich concludes her role as managing editor of the Institute of Mennonite Studies.

Library Director Karl Stutzman and Librarian Brandon Board receive Outstanding Service 2018 awards.

A reflection on Scripture's call to remember while caring for a parent living with dementia.

Lois Y. Barrett, Ph.D., Professor of Theology and Anabaptist Studies, is retiring June 30 after 16 years of service.

Rebecca Slough, Ph.D., is retiring June 30 after serving 11 years as Vice President and Academic Dean and 20 years on the faculty.

A statement from the AMBS Administrative Cabinet regarding the forcible separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border

Too political — or not

June 13, 2018

These perilous times require all of us, both liberal and conservative, to be political like Jesus.

Registration is now open for the fourth Rooted and Grounded Conference on Land and Christian Discipleship, to be held Sept. 27–29, 2018, at AMBS.

Missy Kauffman Schrock is concluding her service as director; Paula Killough will serve as interim director; and Ken Hawkley is transitioning from full-time to part-time work.

Students in Religion and Peace Processes are hearing first-hand accounts from guest speakers.

Twenty-one graduates were honored during AMBS's 72nd Commencement on May 6, 2018.

The Institute of Mennonite Studies (IMS) and the AMBS learning community celebrated their annual publications.

Drew J. Strait, Ph.D., of Washington, D.C., will assume the role of assistant professor of New Testament and Christian origins, beginning July 1.

MDiv student Grant Miller has been chosen for the 2018 Seminary Program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics.

MDiv student Sungbin Kim connects with inmates through worship and music.

The search committee unanimously recommended Lapp to the board and the AMBS community. She will begin in her new role July 1.

Ceremony will honor 21 candidates for master's degrees and certificates.

Conrad Grebel University College students can now apply their course credits to earn both an MTS from Grebel and an MDiv from AMBS.

Paying it forward

March 21, 2018

Master of Arts in Christian Formation students integrate their learnings in projects that serve their communities.

Church leader, pastor, missionary, church planter, author and educator affirmed for interpreting Anabaptism in and beyond North America.

Speakers encourage 160+ participants to place their trust in God and nourish their spirits "for such a time as this."