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Warsaw New York Pastor, Barbara Therese Enjoys Sabbatical with Lilly Endowment

Warsaw New York Pastor, Barbara Therese Enjoys Sabbatical with Lilly Endowment

For more than half a decade, Rev. Dr. Barbara Therese, pastor of the United Church of Warsaw, New York (not Poland) has brought uplifting stories of hope and unending love to local parishioners, offering up her encouragement and support and serving, when needed, as a shoulder to cry on.

Today, she leaves that all behind — though, certainly, just for a little while thanks to a Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program grant. [Read More].

Call for Paper on Teaching Tactics

Call for Paper on Teaching Tactics

From the Wabash Journal on Teaching" A Special Call for Teaching Tactics – Learning Through Games in the Classroom for a Special Issue of the Journal on Games and Learning.

"We seek one page Teaching Tactics that describe a learning design you’ve developed that involves students playing a game.

In 1 page (400 words):"

State succinctly the context within which you used the strategy including: characteristics of your students, the institution and the course, when in the semester you use this tactic, and how long it takes.

How Worried Should Religious People Be About The State of the World

How Worried Should Religious People Be About The State of the World

CFR President Richard N. Haass discusses top concerns in foreign policy and international relations, and how religious actors can provide solutions to these challenges, at the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop, with Juju Chang of ABC News’ Nightline moderating. Watch the video at CFR.org

 

Priest on American Ninja Warrior

Priest on American Ninja Warrior

Fr Stephen Gadberry has always kept in good shape. Being a priest in the diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas hasn’t stopped him. Recently, he competed in American Ninja Warrior with his performance airing May 30 evening. If you haven’t seen it, American Ninja Warrior is an extreme obstacle course that requires a combination of strength, speed, and flexibility.

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Sustainable Design Ideas From Faith & Leadership

"The vibrancy of an institution depends on its sustainability over time. Leaders often equate sustainability with money, and focus on short-term fundraising at the expense of long-term strategy. Designing a sustainable... read more >

Music and Leadership Training On The Way to College

Music and Leadership Training On The Way to College

A Christian program called New City Kids uses tutoring, music, leadership training and spiritual formation to help children in three cities transform their lives. It has been remarkably successful: 100 percent of its graduating seniors have gone to college.

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Translate Your Christian Convictions into Meaningful Social Action

Many struggle to know what it means to be a follower of Jesus in the midst of overwhelming social challenges—from race and gender issues to income inequality and global warming.... read more >

The Right Reverend Rowan Williams Reflects on Human Rights

The Right Reverend Rowan Williams Reflects on Human Rights

"How do we approach politics in an increasingly complex, global, and fraught world? What language do we use to talk about agency and human dignity? What theological resources can Christian tradition provide? These are the kinds of questions the Right Reverend Rowan Williams explored in two days of expansive lectures." Explore these lectures and more 

Dr. Ken McFayden leading seminar on "Leading Congregations Amid Change"

Dr. Ken McFayden leading seminar on "Leading Congregations Amid Change"

Dates & Time: 
Jun 02, 2018

Dr. Ken McFayden will lead a seminar on “Leading Congregations Amid Change” on Saturday, June 2, 20, 2018 for The Presbytery of West Virginia. Dr. McFayden is the Academic Dean and Professor of Ministry and Leadership Development at Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond. [Details].

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Preaching and Sermon Ideas for Memorial Day

Preaching and Sermon Ideas for Memorial Day

Dates & Time: 
May 28, 2018
May 27, 2019

"You don’t need sociological surveys on the Nones to give you a picture of religion in America; the fact is (and maybe always has been) many of us are more moved by the love of those who lay their lives down for their countrymen than we are moved by Christ who lays his life down not for his neighbors and nation but for the ungodly.

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The United States

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God's Time

"Before I retired, the Lilly Foundation gave Asbury Theological Seminary a grant to enable its retiring graduates to...

Wind Farm Noise Reduction Grant from Lilly Foundation

Commissioner Frey also encouraged people to participate in a survey for Wabash Heartland Innovation Network that has...

Church Goers There For The Theology

Most churchgoers will put up with a change in music style or a different preacher, according to a LifeWay Research...

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Samford University, part of the Lilly Network, has issued a Call for Proposals for its upcoming conference on “Teaching Dante.” This is...

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