Leadership in Ministry Feature: Lance King

Leadership in Ministry Feature: Lance King

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 confidently lead their congregations and organizations. Participants gain insight from learning with others while…

Four Systems Traps When Starting at a New Ministry

May 27, 2019—Bill Wilson, founder and director of the Center for Healthy Churches in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, wrote about “4 Traps for Clergy Moving to a New Congregation.” He named them as the trap of expectations, the…

The Awe of Pilgrimage!

Awe! It’s all about awe!

 

I am keeping locked deep within me the serene sense of my time and experience during my pilgrimage to Ghost Ranch, in Abiquiu, New Mexico – the final requirement for the Certificate in Spiritual…

Graduates Celebrate at 2019 Commencement for Columbia Seminary

May 21, 2019—Columbia Theological Seminary held its annual commencement exercises at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA. This year, 64 students were awarded 70 degrees in six graduate degree programs. Six graduates received dual degrees in the Master of Divinity…

Can You Pass This Educational Test?

May 20, 2019—Throwing out some old files and materials (New Year’s Resolution no. 7) I stumbled across an old final exam from a course I offered over two decades ago when I was teaching adjunctively. Reviewing the course material I…

Education by Israel Galindo

9 Types: Insights About the Enneagram

My Number is Six

As a six, I am constantly scanning the room.

I like to claim a position in the corner where I can see everything and where I don’t have my back to someone who might approach.

I…

Leadership in Ministry Feature: Julie Josund

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 confidently lead their congregations and organizations. Participants gain insight from learning with others while sharing their…

Phrases You Should Never Use Around Church Members

May 13, 2019—We all have that painful memory of a moment when our emotions got the better of us during a moment of reactivity. As soon as we said those words we regretted them, or, if not immediately, then eventually,…

Enneagram: Application to Professional Life

Many Gifts

There are many gifts and all are needed for the Body of Christ to function.

As a minister, I’ve learned and taught this concept many times and then relearned it and taught it again.

In his letter to…

Christine Roy Yoder Named First J. McDowell Richards Professor of Biblical Interpretation

May 7, 2019— Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary, announced that Dr. Christine Roy Yoder was appointed by the Board as the first J. McDowell Richards Professor of Biblical Interpretation,…

Raj Nadella Named Samuel A. Cartledge Associate Professor of New Testament

May 7, 2019—Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary announced that Dr. Raj Nadella was appointed by the Board as the new Samuel A. Cartledge Associate Professor of New Testament, effective…

Three Cheers for the Unheralded

May 6, 2019—An Episcopal priest played golf regularly with the local Baptist minister and two of his members. The priest kept inviting the Baptists to visit one of his services until they were embarrassed at not having gone. So they…

Education by Israel Galindo
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