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Doctor of Ministry program strengthens Chris Haughee’s child welfare chaplaincy

Written on June 22nd, 2016 by
Categories: Feature, Programs, Seminary, Students
Chris Haughee has worked with children and teens for more than 15 years. He’s heard many stories, listened to many heartbreaks and learned many names. Now, as a chaplain at Intermountain Residential Services — a child welfare agency in Montana — he is fostering an atmosphere of love. “As I walk forward in advocacy for children, I am walking with Jesus,” he says. “I am embraced by a love that transcends me.” Continue Reading »
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‘A holy place’: 58 years later, MU’s prayer chapel remains a sacred haven on campus

Written on February 12th, 2016 by
Categories: Alumni, Students
A little white prayer chapel sits in the center of Multnomah’s campus. It’s hemmed in by hydrangea puffs and leafy foliage, and its cross-topped steeple pokes above the birch and cherry trees that cast their shade against its whitewashed walls. Inside, the sunlight filters through pale magenta windowpanes onto rows of oaken pews. It smells slightly aged — like a room matured by many visitors. Continue Reading »
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MU launches online version of MA in Global Development and Justice program

Written on February 11th, 2016 by
Categories: Faculty, Missions, Programs
Multnomah University has launched a blended version of the Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice (MAGDJ) program. The 18-month program will kick off with two weeks in Rwanda, where students will take their first two courses, embark on study tours and connect with practitioners. All subsequent courses will be taken online, and students will take two eight-week courses at a time. Continue Reading »
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“I learn something from everyone”: College professor says Doctor of Ministry program enhances her teaching

Written on February 9th, 2016 by
Categories: Seminary, Students
“It’s all about approaching others with the earnest intent to hear what they have to offer me, rather than the other way around,” she says. “It equalizes all of us as worthy and valuable in God’s image. It has shown me how to approach others in an agreeable and peaceful fashion without compromising my own convictions.” Continue Reading »
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‘The fruit of the Spirit in the classroom’: MAT student Sarah Murrell infuses teaching with faith

Written on January 27th, 2016 by
Categories: Programs, Students
“I looked at lots of other schools but was impressed with the quality of MU’s teaching,” Murrell says. Continue Reading »
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A heart for Hawaii: M.Div. student Kunāne Hillen connects theology to his native culture

Written on January 25th, 2016 by
Categories: Seminary, Students, Theology
“MU is really helping me process my theology,” Hillen says. “I get to tie Hawaii into my papers and discussions in class. I want to learn what the gospel means, not only in the Hawaiian community but also in the global indigenous community.” Continue Reading »