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

November 2014

Pastoral Excellence Programs Strengthen Church Leadership While Connecting Colleagues

This new initiative currently includes two programs: the Leadership in Ministry Workshops, and the Colloquy for Mid-Career Clergy. While each program is designed to meet the needs of different audiences, each builds on the best practices of clergy professional and personal development and learning

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What Would an Ancient Spirituality Look Like?

What would a spirituality that honors both our yearning for God and the groaning of the earth, about which Paul and many of the prophets speak, look like? Are there Biblical foundations for such a spirituality?

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Immersion Experience is an Invitation to Spiritual Depth

Richard Foster wrote:  “The desperate need today is not for a greater number of intelligent people, or gifted people, but for deep people.” This is an invitation to take time away from daily life, slow down, and receive nourishment for the soul as if drinking living water from a deep well.

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Cardboard Chronicles: The Biblical Art of Rudolph Bostic

Bostic, who lives in Savannah, Georgia, says that his inspirations come from many sources, “especially the Bible and reproductions of the works of the masters such as Rembrandt, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.”  His work was featured in the 2005 inaugural exhibition of the Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art in Savannah, GA, and his art is in the permanent collection of the High Museum in Atlanta, GA.

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The Center for Lifelong Learning Explores and Reinvigorates Preaching the Lectionary

Here's the schedule and instructor list for the January 2015 event. Space is limited and enrollment is open now. Join us, won't you?

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Take a Few Minutes with Merton

Here are just a few of our favorite Thomas Merton quotes. Take a few minutes and enjoy these beautiful images and some wise words, and think about joining us for our Thomas Merton class this January.

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