Educating imaginative, resilient leaders for God's changing world.

August 2015

Taking our love of those “dimpled lunatics” online

If you’re curious, confused or offended by that title, blame Ralph Waldo Emmerson. We actually think kids are pretty amazing.

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Reflections on Leadership in Ministry

“In fleeting moments, being a follower of Christ has helped me to know that I was beloved by God,” says Starling. “But, if the truth be known, that little boy in middle school still lives in me.”

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Online Course Explores Using Curiosity, Dialogue and Shared Experiences to Lead Adult Bible Studies

We know the “why” (we are called to help Christians grow into the likeness of Christ), and the “what” (schooling models don't work for spiritual formation), but we find ourselves seeking the “how.” This course is about HOW to teach in a way that actually helps learners grow in faith. But that's not the real issue. The question is, do you want to be a more effective teacher?

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Live into calling, live into fullness

I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God (Ephesians 3:18-19 nrsv)

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Reading the Signs of Church Conflict before the Point of No Return

Adam S. McHugh wrote, “When introverts are in conflict with each other, it may require a map in order to follow all the silences, nonverbal cues and passive-aggressive behaviors!”

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