Cory Seibel, Ph.D., assistant professor of pastoral theology, published an article in Christian Leader, the magazine of the United States Mennonite Brethren Conference. “Faith that Sticks,” appeared in the April/May 2013 issue.
Walter Saul, D.M.A., released a CD of original compositions titled Walter Saul: Sonatas and Meditations for Piano. The recording will be released by Enharmonic Records in the summer of 2013. Compositions include “Sonata #5 for Piano,” “On the Transfiguration of the Lord Jesus,” “Sonata #2 for Piano, “Palingenesia,” “Sonata #1 for Piano,” “For God Alone My Soul Waits in Silence” and Sonata #4 For Piano.” A CD release event is planned for January 2014 as part of the Pacific Artist Series.
Peter Kopriva, Ed.D., professor of early childhood development and special education, gave two presentations at the 29th Annual Conference on Character and Civic Education hosted by the Kremen School of Education and Human Development at California State University, Fresno, April 12, 2013. One presentation was with his wife, Sijmontje Renema-Kopriva, M.A., a special education teacher at Edith Storey Elementary School, Fresno.
Darren Duerksen, Ph.D., assistant professor of intercultural studies, published “Ecclesial Identities of Socioreligious “Insiders”: A Case Study of Fellowships among Hindu and Sikh Communities” in the International Bulletin of Missionary Research. See the article at internationalbulletin.org/archive/all/2013/4
President Pete C. Menjares, Ph.D., is writing and speaking about diversity.
Menjares was the luncheon speaker on the first day of the 17th Student Congress on Racial Reconciliation (SCORR) February 22-23, 2013, at Biola University. The title of his talk was “Kingdom Proclamation: Implications for Campus Leaders.”
Hope Nisly, M.L.S., acquisitions librarian, published “Morning in America,” a creative nonfiction/memoir, in CMW Journal, v.5, no. 1, in January 2013. The CMW Journal is a bi-monthly publication of the Center for Mennonite Writing. See Nisly’s article at mennonitewriting.org/journal/5/1/morning-america/