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Exploration of Vocation – Video

The Lilly Foundation funded six college programs to initiate students into an exploration of their calling. These video reflections on the initiative include the perspectives of students from two Catholic... read more >


Lauren Sharstein Reflects on the Forum for Theological Exploration

The church should be a place where people are profoundly accepted and profoundly challenged, according to Lauren Sharstein. We are called to live as servants, she says, and if we... read more >


The Rev. David Lewicki Reflects on the Forum for Theological Exploration

For Rev. Lewicki, the support provided by the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) was a recognition by an outside entity that his sense of being called to a Christian vocation... read more >


The Rev. Juan Huertas Reflects on the Forum for Theological Exploration

Rev. Juan Huertas reflects on the power and testimony offered by the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) to his call to ministry, and the way that affirmation has been reflected in his... read more >


The Call to Teach and the Forum for Theological Exploration

Christian teachers have the potential to have an impact on young adults, some of whom will be the leaders and shakers of the world. The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE)... read more >


Communities of Call – Relationship and Responsibility

God’s Call is through community; communities and leaders are called to set people free to capture a sense of Jesus’ life and God’s concern for the world. In this 2:21... read more >


Competing Voices – Helping Youth Choose to Serve

In the midst of all the competing voices that bombard young people, how do they hear God’s quiet call to a church vocation? The Forum for Theological Exploration offers several videos... read more >


The Church’s Future – Affirming and Nurturing Gifts

Churches are compelled to find the most talented next generation of leaders. This is holy work, and congregations are called to challenge young people to see the opportunity, and then... read more >


The Call – a Community Operation

Young people ask questions about ultimate meaning and their life calling. Because churches address those questions, they are a key place for young adults to hear God’s call, and to... read more >


Supporting Ministry and Vocation

Christian congregations interested in encouraging students and young adults to explore careers in Christian vocations can find ideas, partnership guidelines, and information on matching fellowship programs, on the Forum for... read more >





Holy Week Inspiration

In a few weeks, Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week and Easter, commemorating the final days of Jesus...

Encouraging Youth Away From Marijuana

   The legislative wars over marijuana are mostly trending in favor of those who support legalization. More...

Leadership La Porte County Hosts its 2nd Annual “Volunteer Expo” on April 19

Leadership La Porte County, Inc. was formed in 1984, with support from the Lilly Foundation, to encourage engaged...

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