In the premiere episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Bill Lamar talks with Amy Butler, the senior minister of The Riverside Church in the City of New York, about her experience in that historic pulpit.
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Participants in the RISE Together Mentorship Network 2018 Launch and Leadership Conference, “The Power of Our Voices,” participate in the closing program. Photo by Katilau Mbindyo
When women of color gather in cohorts, their experiences and stories are centered and affirmed, says the executive director of the RISE Together Mentorship Network.
Students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley take part in a peanut butter and jelly sandwich outreach program. Once a week they offer their fellow students a sandwich and an opportunity to learn about God. Photo courtesy of Baptist Student Ministry
Life on the border is difficult. But the Baptist Student Ministry of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is working to help young adults who live there leverage their own strength and resilience to step out as leaders of the Valley and the nation.
Theological education is invaluable to those who suffer and care for the suffering, says a professor of theology who teaches nursing students.
Like runners, ministers benefit when they learn healthy habits that allow them to pause and experience restoration from concerns and fatigue and be refilled by the spirit of God. Bigstock/Dean Drobot
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Theological training doesn’t offer ministers everything they need to flourish. Pastoral peer groups that develop additional competencies can fill the gap, writes a minister who is director of ministry outreach at Pepperdine University.
Formation happens not only from what students are taught but also from how they are taught, says a scholar of faith and learning. What are the implications for teachers who are Christian?
Being born in South Africa, growing up in segregated St. Louis and going to divinity school have all influenced the Ford Foundation executive vice president for program, who works to combat inequality.
The Dean of Chapel at Spelman College talks about her vocation -- helping form black millennial women in ministry and faith.
Deeply and faithfully loving and caring for oneself is enough -- it’s not just a pause between activities, writes a seminary professor and psychologist.
She found working on Wall Street exhilarating -- until the day she began to sense an emptiness in the canyons of power and money, says a former corporate lawyer who now leads a very different life as a PCUSA pastor.