Columbia “Science for Seminaries” Lecture to Feature NASA Scientist Mentioned in “Hidden Figures”

Columbia “Science for Seminaries” Lecture to Feature NASA Scientist Mentioned in “Hidden Figures”

January 20, 2017—Decatur, GA—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Christine Mann Darden to be the next lecturer for its “Science for Seminaries” program. She retired as a member of The Senior Executive Service in March 2007 from NASA Langley Research…

“Science for Seminaries”NASA Scientist Mentioned in “Hidden Figures"

1000 Under 25

By Jan Edmiston, DMin ’01 and 222nd General Assembly Co-moderator with T. Denise Anderson

You’ve seen the lists:

Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list was published yesterday highlighting “today’s leading young change-makers and innovators in the U.S.” Many of them have…

1000 under 25 are becoming the hands and feet of Jesus

I Am an Optimistic Christian. And Yet …

By Jan Edmiston, DMin ’01 and 222nd General Assembly Co-moderator with T. Denise Anderson.

Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if…

Still an optimistic Christian by Jan Edmiston

Jesus Didn’t Die to Perpetuate an Institution: The Mother of All Culture Shifts

By Jan Edmiston, DMin ’01 and 222nd General Assembly Co-moderator Candidate with T. Denise Anderson

Repeat after me:

It’s not – and never again will be – about getting new members.

On the heels of Mothers’ Day, I’ve been thinking about…

Stuff Church Offers (That the World Needs Right Now)

By Jan Edmiston, DMin ‘01

I was listening to Daniel Goleman on TED Radio last weekend talking about the 21st Century generation’s unique developmental journeys. He said that we are witnessing the first generation of human beings who are…

A Model for Loving our Political Enemy

By Jan Edmiston, DMin ‘01

Picture a Bernie Sanders Democrat happily vacationing with a Donald Trump Republican. Can you see it?

There were four kids in my family of origin and we have turned out pretty well, if you ask…

Closing Our Own Churches

By Jan Edmiston, DMin ’01

Yesterday someone said to me: We don’t trust you because we think you want to close our church. It wasn’t the first time I’ve heard that and it won’t be the last.

The truth is, though, that those…

Lack of Curiosity Might Be a Sin

By Jan Edmiston, DMin ‘01

I can’t think of examples of Jesus being curious (because he already knew what was going on cosmically or in other people’s minds? I don’t know.) But being curious seems to be an excellent way to…

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