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Aaron holds an MAT in TESOL/Bilingual Education from Georgetown University and an MDiv from Eastern Mennonite Seminary. He taught English as a second or foreign language for ten years, four of which were part of international mission assignments in Ethiopia and Colombia. He has taught Bible and preached extensively in both English and Spanish. He serves as the Global Ministries Director at Virginia Mennonite Missions.
M.Div. Eastern Mennonite Seminary
M.A.T. in TESOL/Bilingual Education, Georgetown University
B.A., Eastern Mennonite University
Boldly embody the love of Jesus: A call to worship and witness. The Mennonite (2011, June).
With Hollinger-Janzen, L. Once doomed, school turns 50. Mennonite Weekly Review (2005, November 21): 9.
A testimony of reconciliation in Christ. Missionary Messenger (2001, January): 10-11.
Common ground in Christ: The Ethiopia-EMU connection. Crossroads, 82:1 (2001): 4-9.
*"Anabaptist Missional Project: In But Not of the (Mennonite) Empire?" Capstone presentation at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Feb. 29, 2012.
- “Trust in the Lord,” sermon, Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Perkasie, PA, October 19, 2008
- “Trust in the Lord,” sermon, Weavers Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA, November 9, 2008
- “Embracing God’s Salvation,” sermon, Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, VA, December 28, 2008
- “Complete Unity in Christ,” sermon, Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, VA, May 24, 2009
- “My Journey,” speech, EMU Honors Weekend, February 6, 2009
- “God Speaks Most Clearly in Christ,” sermon, Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, VA, September 20, 2009
- “The Future of Anabaptism?” forum at EMU, November 12, 2009, facilitator
- “Christ Is Coming to Make Things Right,” sermon, Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, VA, November 29, 2009
- “Biblical Perspectives on Human Sexuality,” sermon, Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, VA, January 17, 2010
- “Spirit of Truth,” sermon, Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, VA, May 30, 2010
- Congregational Leadership Team, Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, Virginia, 2003-2005, 2011-present
- Pastoral Intern, Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway Virginia, 2009-2010
- Northern District Representative, Board, Virginia Mennonite Missions, 2008-2011
- International Service Worker, La Mesa, Colombia, Mennonite Mission Network / Virginia Mennonite Missions, 2005-2008
- Missionary Intern, Meserete Kristos College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Eastern Mennonite Missions, 1999-2000
- Honors Program Full Tuition Scholarship, Eastern Mennonite University, 1997-2001
- Cords of Distinction, Eastern Mennonite University, 2001
- President’s Award, Eastern Mennonite University, 2001
- Department of Education (Title III) Scholarship Grant, Georgetown University, 2002-2003
- Ministry Leadership Award, Eastern Mennonite Seminary, 2008-present
- Linden M. Wenger Anabaptist Studies Award, first prize, 2009
- Linden and Esther Wenger Ministerial Training Trust Fund, Virginia Mennonite Conference, May 2009
- Linden and Esther Wenger Ministerial Training Trust Fund, Virginia Mennonite Conference, May 2010
- Scholarly Achievement Award for Excellence in Biblical Studies, Eastern Mennonite Seminary, April 2012
*“Mirror on the Globalization of Mennonite Witness,” Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Oct. 27-29, 2011.
- When Strangers are Angels, Presidential Forum, Bethany Theological Seminary, April 9-10, 2010
- Washington Area Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (WATESOL), Fall Convention, October 17, 2009