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"Before I retired, the Lilly Foundation gave Asbury Theological Seminary a grant to enable its retiring graduates to spend a year creating a bucket list. My group spent a week at a resort in St. Petersburg creating the first draft and a year later we spent a week at Epworth by the Sea writing the final version. Mine was titled “Time….” It included “time for God,” “time for family,” “time to write,” “time to travel,” and six other “times” with detailed expectations for each “time,” said Charles "Buddy" Whatley.

Music Happens Between the Notes- On Being with Yo-Yo Ma

Music Happens Between the Notes- On Being with Yo-Yo Ma

The great cellist shares his philosophy of living. Turning fear into joy. Performance as hospitality and communal witnessing. Beauty as a transfer of life. Sound as visual. How music makes us better. And being a firm believer in accidental meetings. [Listen to Yo Yo Ma on On Being].

July 4th Always Brings Me Back to Boston.

July 4th Always Brings Me Back to Boston.

Boston is a special place for literature and an especially sacred place for American poetry. In the eighteenth-century, Boston housed one of the most famous global literary celebrities, Phyllis Wheatley (1753-1784). She was born in Africa, sold into slavery in childhood, and by the age of twenty was one of the first American literary superstars. Her collection, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (1773) is a classic. [Read more].

Becoming a Great Leader

Becoming a Great Leader

Unleashing your inner leader: Rarely does someone become a great leader through sheer instinct and natural talent. Rather, great leaders combine their natural gifts with the wisdom they gain from experts and real-world experiences. [Read more at the InTrust blog].

Significance of Storytelling

Significance of Storytelling

“We Survive by Telling Stories” by Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros Generational storytelling is a history book. It’s a catalogue of all the places we have been. It is a book entrusted to its people to ensure they are not forgotten. [Read more at On Being].

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New Organ Can Mimic the Sound of an Ojibwe Flute

New Organ Can Mimic the Sound of an Ojibwe Flute

Early in the project, church leaders asked the Casavant sound engineers to build a set of pipes that could mimic the sound of a traditional Ojibwe flute, called a bibigwan. [Read more].

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Wisdom Meets Technology

Wisdom Meets Technology

The monastery’s turnaround has become a testament to what’s possible when ancient wisdom meets new technology -- as long as clear purposes and firm boundaries are enforced with vigor.

Is America a Christian Nation? Should it Be?

Is America a Christian Nation? Should it Be?

“Christianity, or any branch of it, loses its Christian character when its self-proclaimed supporters outnumber and outshout its actual adherents.”

— Marilynne Robinson

Reflective Leadership Grants Offer Christian Leaders "Balcony Time"

What if I believe unto this just because it’s beautiful?’

What if I believe unto this just because it’s beautiful?’

The amazing recent discovery of evidence of gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of space-time that have echoes of the big bang nearly 14 billion years ago — promises many of us a headache. Just as light is bent by gravity, trying to understand this new discovery can be mind-bending. I mean, we’re trying to conceive of a billionth of a billionth of a millionth of a second 13.8 billion years ago. Really?

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Liturgical Meditations from Fuller Studios

 The liturgical calendar spans the life of Christ in a single year—from anticipation (Advent), to hope (Christmas...

The Spiritual Practice of Humor

We live in a time of tension and conflict, arguing and fighting for what we believe is true. Many of us are attracted...

Volunteer and Live Longer Religious Lives

Ohio State researchers in June pored over hundreds of obituaries from across the country. They found that people with...

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