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New Colloquy For Rural Churches And For Latino/a Clergy

New Colloquy For Rural Churches And For Latino/a Clergy

“We are excited about these two new Colloquies,” said Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Director of Online Education at the seminary. “The leadership teams bring excellent skills and experience, and the support from the Lilly Endowment allows the CLL to broaden our outreach to clergy groups that tend to have specific interests and concerns that may be overlooked.

Baptist Church Hopes Smaller Footprint Will Revitalize Ministry

Baptist Church Hopes Smaller Footprint Will Revitalize Ministry

A downtown church forges a new path when it decides to tear down two decaying buildings 
 
More than 50 years ago, a church member with a love of children badgered the Rev. Randall Lolley about the congregation's underused space: "We can't have these rooms sitting empty," Mitzi Moore told him. "I think we should start a school."
 
Scattered among the church's three large buildings that cover an entire city block in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, were 49 Sunday school classrooms.
 

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From Soup to Sermon Resources from American Christianity

  From Soup and a Sermon to Mega-Mission: A Guide to Financing Rescue Missions ... Citation:  Fahs, Ivan, ed. From Soup and a Sermon to Mega-Mission: A Guide to Financing Rescue Missions.... read more >

Lilly Foundation Helps Fund Carnegie Center Renovations

Lilly Foundation Helps Fund Carnegie Center Renovations

The former Carnegie Library at 301 North Van Rensselaer Street in Rensselaer had a cornerstone dedication on July 13, 1904. That was the official beginning of the structure we now know as the Carnegie Center. By 1992, a new library was constructed on the former Rensselaer High School site on the corner of Van Rensselaer and Susan Streets. The Carnegie Library closed in 1992.

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Discipleship Project

Discipleship Project: A groundbreaking approach to theological education inspired by Jesus pedagogy in the New Testament.
 
 
Sermon Helps Looking for more online resources to assist in your preaching? These Centers and Projects offer excellent resources and gateways into more resources to help with your own sermon method, your own sermon preparation. Academy of Preachers, Sermon Helps, CTS Home, Day1 Over 15 years’ worth of lectionary-based sermon transcripts, as well as audio sermons. 
 
Resources: CTS Home, and links below explore, from the method perspective, what is good preaching and what mode of sermon, preaching can be achieved with and by method. We are excited to present sermon method tools: lectures, articles, video clips, recommended books, and other resources to help preachers improve, in the series, please see the Five Most Common Mistakes in Preaching page. Additional resources. 
 

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Honoring the Body, a Practicing Our Faith & Valparaiso Project Sermon by Don Richter

            Honoring the Body is based on Psalm 23 and I Corinthians 6:12-20, was preached by Don Richter for the May 2, 2004 Vespers Service... read more >

Touching ‘To Be Sure’ of Reality

Touching ‘To Be Sure’ of Reality

What might seem almost superstitious at first could however have deeper reasons. The assurance that touch gives us makes it rather special in our epistemic life.

Church Leadership Finding Solutions to Sexual Harassment Problems

Church Leadership Finding Solutions to Sexual Harassment Problems

We’re less than two weeks from the special election in Alabama that will determine whether a man accused of sexual assault of minors will be elected to the United States Senate. At the same time that the heirs of the religious right are tripping over their own hypocrisy and white evangelicals remain conflicted on whether to vote for a morally bankrupt candidate, we now are hearing stories about Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor joining the growing list of powerful men losing their jobs over sexual misconduct allegations.

Fifty Years Later, Religious Progressives Launch a New Poor People’s Campaign

Fifty Years Later, Religious Progressives Launch a New Poor People’s Campaign

In 2004, a group of Union students founded a center at Union called the Poverty Initiative, which relaunched as the Kairos Center in 2014 with a large gift from the Ford Foundation. Their mission, said the Kairos Center’s co-founder and current co-director, the Rev. Liz Theoharis, is “to support and help grow grassroots movements, particularly drawing on religion and on a human rights framework.”

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

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