LIM Feature: Michael Lee Cook

LIM Feature: Michael Lee Cook

This post is part of a feature series on Leadership in Ministry faculty.

 

Bowen Family Systems Theory offers a way of thinking that affects every aspect of leadership in ministry.

Workshops are taught by BFST experts and help participants…

New Colloquy Opportunity for Women of Color!

 

NOW OPEN: Registration for the 2019-2020 Colloquy for Women of Color!

 

This colloquy is for clergy leaders who are women of color, many of whom are now realizing opportunities for pastoral leadership in contexts previously…

Ten Toxic Leadership Types

February 25, 2019—The measure of successful leadership is how well a group performs, over time, in terms of valued outcomes, or the realization of its mission. Benjamin J. Inyang considers leadership as process which “involves the use of non-coercive influence…

The History of Black Worship

Where it all started

Theological reflection for Black people in the United States does not start with the great councils of Nicaea, Chalcedon, or even the 15th-century reformers.

While those have been important for many Christian traditions, for black folk…

Ella Mae Phelps Archives Collection on Display

February 19, 2019—The C. Benton Kline, Jr., Special Collections and Archives and the John Bulow Campbell Library invite you to the library’s first floor reading room to view the current exhibit, “Tireless Energy and Enviable Service.” The exhibit highlights the…

Active Learning

February 18, 2019—One major drawback to teaching in Christian education is the unwarranted, and often unintended, practice of setting ourselves up for inactive, non-participatory, learning. Many teachers of adults tend to shy away from challenging their class or group to…

Education by Israel Galindo

New Colloquies For Women of Color Clergy and Early Call CTS Alumni 

February 16, 2019—The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at Columbia Theological Seminary is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 colloquies in its Pastoral Excellence Program.  

The Colloquy for Clergy Series offers clergy an opportunity to engage as reflective practitioners in a…

See, Seize and Recognize Opportunities for Kindness

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith. (Galatians 6:10)

What to do, when to do it

If you read or listen to the passage…

Why Leaders Fail

February 11, 2019—Decades of leadership studies have produced well over 50,000 books with ‘leadership’ in their title but almost none on leadership failure. Adrian Furman called this “the elephant in the boardroom.”(1) Furnham noted that “more leaders fail and derail…

Racial Profiling: This is us, but it doesn’t have to be

In 2008, a new social networking service hit the shelves of app stores: NextDoor.

For the longest time, I avoided the service.

At that time, I had Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.

I did not need yet another service on…

Colloquy Opportunity for Early Call CTS Alumni Now Open!

 

Applications for the 2019-2020 Colloquy for Early Call Clergy for CTS alumni are now open!

 

As part of the Colloquy for Clergy series, this experience is for CTS alumni in ministry who are five to…

Nine Works on Moral Development

February 4, 2019—Study and research on moral development was a standard area of study for Christian educators some decades ago. As with many disciplines, some studies wane as others take their placenew fads, emerging fields of study, whatever is deemed…

Education by Israel Galindo

New Art Exhibit on Campus “Our Home Is The Holy Land”

February 2, 2019—The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) announces a new exhibit “Our Home Is The Holy Land” including selections from “Through the Checkpoint” and “Children of Bethlehem,” featuring the work of Columbia Theological Seminary alumna Katie Archibald-Woodward.  The CLL…

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