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Lilly Funds Four-Year, $5 Million ATS Project

The Association of Theological Schools has launched a four-year project designed to seek out the best and most innovative teaching models for seminary students and help its member schools implement... read more >

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The Important Role of Congregations in Preparing New Pastors

Over the last several generations, congregations have done little to identify, encourage, support or equip new clergy. By and large, North American congregations have turned over that work to seminaries... read more >

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Why the Mainline Has Become the Sideline and What to Do

Contemporary Mainline Protestantism remains largely stuck in a model of ministry and clergy development that is outdated and harmful to the future of mainline faith traditions, according to United Methodist... read more >

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Seminary Students: Who Are the Best of the Best?

Because most seminaries and schools of theology are having trouble attracting enough students, Auburn Seminary engaged in a study of 261 students identified as the "best" by their respective schools... read more >

ATS Women in Leadership 20th Anniversary Celebration

ATS Women in Leadership 20th Anniversary Celebration

Dates & Time: 
Feb 28, 2018 to Mar 02, 2018

By invitation; ATS is marking the 20th anniversary of the Women in Leadership (WIL) initiative with a gathering, for past participants of WIL events, designed to celebrate the work of the initiative, discuss the current status of women leaders in ATS institutions, and develop strategies for the next phase of WIL at ATS. In addition, a group of 25 emerging women will be selected to participate in a special mentoring program associated with the event.

Location: 
Pittsburgh, PA

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On Seminary Accreditation and the Church-State Divide

For years the U.S. Department of Education has emphasized the role of higher education in preparing a workforce that can compete in the global economy, however it's influence is largely... read more >

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Tips for better fundraising at theology schools

The changing nature of North America’s population and social culture, its changing interest in theological education and mission, and the general economic situation have made the task of raising money... read more >

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Lilly Fellows Program offers grants and awards

The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts funds several special projects for National Network institutions and awards two prizes. Developed by the LFP staff in cooperation with the National... read more >

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Seminaries Continue To Attract Older Students

Seminaries Continue To Attract Older StudentsTheological Education  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Seniors Class

The latest enrollment figures for U.S. and Canadian theological schools show a decline or stagnation in every age group except 50- to 64-year-olds. Among these students are successful executives retiring early and eager for a second career.

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Watchfulness, Vision and The Future

It's a good word for the church. In his instructions to the church at Colossae, Paul asks his readers to be watchful....

Poll Out on Prayers of the Non-Religious

For many non-believers, it is an instinctive response to a crisis: “Please, God.” So perhaps it should not be...

Sermons for President's Day from Indiana University

War of 1812 in the collections of the Lilly Library at Indiana University:   Before the War, The War - 1812...

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