Scott Holland awarded professor emeritus status at Bethany Seminary, continues to teach theopoetics

Scott Holland has been awarded professor emeritus status at Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., as of July 1. Now in semi-retirement, he is continuing to teach the core courses in the seminary’s groundbreaking theopoetics program that he helped to develop. He also continues to represent the seminary and the theopoetics program “on the road” as a preacher and guest lecturer.

So what does the World Council of Churches do?

Text and photos by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford, director of News Services for the Church of the Brethren A few weeks ago I was telling some friends about the prospect of attending the World Council of Churches Assembly, the WCC’s 11th, in the city of Karlsruhe, Germany. I’d be participating as an observer and reporter accompanying the

Fellowship of Brethren Homes holds annual forum in Ohio

By David Lawrenz The Fellowship of Brethren Homes met for its Annual Forum at West View Healthy Living in Wooster, Ohio, on Aug. 10-12. After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 concerns, the forum offered a welcome opportunity to gather with like-minded friends and colleagues from Church of the Brethren-affiliated senior living communities. In attendance

Ventures offers three courses this fall

The fall series from the Ventures in Christian Discipleship program at McPherson (Kan.) College began this morning, Sept. 17, with “Middle Knowledge: How Can Humans Have Free Will if God Knows Everything?” led by Kirk MacGregor, associate professor of Philosophy and Religion and Department Chair at McPherson. The series continues on Nov. 12 with “Human Trafficking: A Call for the Church to Respond,” led by Vivek Solanky, and on Dec. 6 with “Beyond Burned Out to Boundaries and Balance” led by Jen Jensen.

Brethren bits

In this issue: NOAC 2023 team meets in Lake Junaluska, Bethany Seminary seeks a social media coordinator, SVMC continuing ed events on “Preaching and Spiritual Care” and “Violent Extremism,” Carl Bowman speaks for annual service at Dunker Meetinghouse at Antietam, and more news from congregations, districts, colleges, and more.