Christians, Muslims and Engaged Missions Work
In the height of white America’s fear of Muslim people’s background and faith, the white congregation I served in northwest Washington leaned into learning about and experiencing life with our Muslim neighbors.
We knew so little.
We knew that anyone…
Librarians typically love books. Like, LOVE loves them.
No surprise there.
There is usually some specific quirk in a librarian’s personality that makes them prone to this love, or its extreme cousin, bibliomania.
If you don’t have this quirk that’s…
Have you ever felt like quitting?
Did you ever find yourself in a job, a situation, a relationship, or a circumstance that became so difficult, impossible, untenable, unbearable, or just plain painful that you wanted to walk out?
Columbia Theological Seminary has received a grant of $433,300 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help the successful continuation of the seminary’s Pastoral Excellence Programs: Leadership in Ministry and Ministering to Ministers through its Center for Lifelong Learning.
Columbia Seminary’s Pastoral…
I once received a cryptic e-mail from a friend.
She’d been less than a year into a new church staff position.
In her e-mail she asked the question, “Can you stop sabotage?”
She didn’t go into details, but obviously, something…