Yesterday I attended the convocation chapel at the Methodist
Theological School in Ohio (MTSO) which honored the careers or retiring
professors Dr. John Kampen and Dr. Linda Mercadante. Both have Mennonite ties. John and his wife Carol are long time members
of Cincinnati Mennonite Fellowship where I pastored prior to CMC. Linda and her husband Joe Mas attend CMC.
Both gave reflections.
John recalled what he feels to be the most important accomplishment of his
professional career: While teaching and
serving as Academic Dean at Payne...