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Welcome to the Brethren Academy for
Ministerial Leadership's Newsletter Page! 
Here you will find our current newsletter, in addition to some of our most recent past newsletters.

Current Newsletter (pdf*):


Past Newsletters (pdf*):



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For more information about Brethren Academy, contact:

HostetterJulie M. Hostetter, Executive Director of The Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership       765-983-1820


Fran MassieFran Massie, Administrative Assistant for the Brethren Academy      765-983-1824

Brandon Hanks
(Master of Divinity)

BrandonI find great comfort in knowing that the gifts of God are irrevocable--that God is faithful even if we are faithless. My faith journey begins with the Church of the Brethren. I was raised in the church by my family going to Sunday school and attending worship each week. But as a teenager I found myself struggling in my understanding of the word of God. I wanted to own my faith. I wanted it to be a real and genuine confession, not one merely adopted through my family's tradition. It was during that time of exploration that God revealed my calling as a minister in God's church.