AMBS News and Stories

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."

AMBS and Mennonite Church USA are collaborating to offer a joint Pastors and Leaders 2020 and Deep Faith conference March 2–5 on "Shaping Faith in a Digital Culture."

The AMBS community is grieving the sudden loss of Willard M. Swartley, a beloved colleague, teacher, mentor and friend.

New book by AMBS professor Safwat Marzouk written to help congregations engage the topic of migration.

On holy ground

October 29, 2019

A reflection on the Journey Weekend Learning Event on the U.S. West Coast by Gordon Smith, credentialing committee member of Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference.

Daylong training on Aug. 28 draws more than 40 representatives of local organizations.

AMBS Sessional Instructor Betty Pries, Ph.D., offers her training and experience.

Bruce Baergen speaks to extended discernment phase of presidential search process.

A letter from Bruce Baergen, chair of the AMBS Board of Directors

Press release: David W. Boshart, Ph.D., will begin Jan. 1, 2020, as AMBS's fourth president.

Students will benefit from access to Bethany Theological Seminary, Earlham School of Religion and AMBS courses.

God speaks Potawatomi

July 16, 2019

Trail of Death pilgrimage helps participants remember atrocities done "in the name of Christ" and seek transformation.

Sara Wenger Shenk, Ed.D., reflects on the question, "What does it mean to leave well?," after her nine-year term as AMBS president.

Committee enters a time of extended discernment.

Johns served as academic dean, professor of New Testament and director of AMBS's MDiv program.

The "beloved leader" retired from her role on June 30, 2019.

Sara Wenger Shenk, President As AMBS President, I speak on behalf of the Sexual Misconduct Response Team (SMRT) and the AMBS Board Chair to affirm Hilary Scarsella in her dec...

The AMBS Presidential Search Committee has selected David W. Boshart, Ph.D., for consideration.

New program is a response to the growing demand for fully online master's degrees.