Jump to Navigation

VOCATIONS > leadership styles

Feature

A Clergy Sabbatical: God’s 'Set-Aside' for the Soul

Lawrence Pray, of First Congregational UCC in Big Timber, Montana, compares his sabbatical experience as a “set-aside time” akin to the practice of farmers when they "set aside" certain parts of their acreage so that the earth can be renewed and provide in the future more plentiful harvests.

Feature

The Integration of Preaching & Transformational Leadership

Convinced that preaching is the primary spiritual discipline for parish leaders and yet must be connected to effective leadership in other dimensions of congregational life, Mariann Edgar Budde, of St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Minneapolis, pursued two projects during her sabbatical.

Feature

How a Pastor’s Sabbatical Made Him Into a Leader-Coach

A second-career pastor, Fred Nelson, of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Park Ridge, Illinois, has experienced congregational life and pastoral ministry the way most people do — from the "other side."

Feature

Clergy Renewal Programs (Part II): Renewal is Key to Pastors' Sabbaticals

This is the second of two articles about grants to religious leaders that allow them to take time away from their demanding lives

Feature

Remaining Faithful to Calvin: Congregations Reach Out to College/University Students

Michael Miller and his Center for the Church and Higher Education seek to create vibrant campus ministries that are congregation-based.

Feature

The Group Plan: Building on Pastoral Excellence

An initiative by United Methodist pastors in North Alabama has now spawned efforts throughout the church to build pastoral excellence

Pages

News

News

Faith and Work

Industry leaders, CEOs, and trustees from the Fuller community reflect on evolving opportunities at the intersection of...

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...

Reflective Leadership Grants Offer Christian Leaders "Balcony Time"

"Balcony time" is to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. Clergy or lay leaders...

Calendar

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 - 07:00 pm
Join this conversation between Danjuma Gibson, associate professor of pastoral care at Calvin Theological Seminary, and Christina...

Popular Tools

ATLA Serials for Alum

The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) is a professional association providing support of theological and religious studies libraries and librarians. ATLA produces a prestigious line of electronic resources to support the scholarly study of religion and theology. Learn more.

Search