Art Exhibits return to Columbia Theological Seminary: Art and Activism: A Congregational Approach

Art Exhibits return to Columbia Theological Seminary: Art and Activism: A Congregational Approach

The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at Columbia Theological Seminary announces its new art exhibit, which showcases the response of one congregation to the issue of gun violence.

The exhibit, Art and Activism: A Congregational Approach tells the story of…

Make a Difference in the Future of the African American Church

Seeing the Future of the African American Church in the Rainbow: The Birth of a Movement is the focus for the Thompson Scholars seminar to be held on the campus of Columbia Theological Seminary April 25-28, 2023 in Decatur, GA.

Columbia Seminary Receives Second Thriving in Ministries Grant

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…

Dr. Yoder Appointed as Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Board of Trustees of Columbia Theological Seminary announces the appointment of Dr. Christine Roy Yoder as the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) and Dean of Faculty. The appointment begins on July 1, 2022 and extends for three years.

Dr. Sechrest Receives Appointment to Mount St. Mary’s University

Columbia Theological Seminary announces the departure of Dr. Love Sechrest who has faithfully served since 2018 as Columbia’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Faculty, and Associate Professor of New Testament

Dr. Sechrest has recently been appointed as…

A Q&A With the New President

A Q&A With Our New President

Rev. Dr. Victor Aloyo joins Columbia on August 1. Read some reflections from him as he gets for his new role.

What is it that draws you to Columbia Theological Seminary?

Columbia’s commitment to…

Columbia Receives $1 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. for Pastoral Leadership for the Church of Many Cultures

December 8, 2021 – Columbia Theological Seminary has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help prioritize and respond to the challenges of preparing pastoral leaders for Christian congregations both now and into the future. This…

History to educate and nurture faithful, imaginative, and effective leaders for the Church.

President Van Dyk Announces Retirement

Dr. Leanne Van Dyk, President of Columbia Theological Seminary, has announced she will retire in July 2022. She has served the seminary since July 2015.

Throughout her career, Van Dyk has worked tirelessly in the calling of theological education to…

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Ludwig Dewitz: Moving Faith

BY BRIAN D. HECKER, PUBLIC SERVICES ARCHIVIST, JOHN BULOW CAMPBELL LIBRARY

To hear Dewitz’s address from his inauguration, click here.

Ludwig Richard Max Dewitz (1916-2000) was professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary from 1959-1983. He was well…

Dr. Jake Myers Named the Wade P. Huie Chair of Homiletics

Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary, announced that Dr. Jake Myers was elected by the Board of Trustees as the Wade P. Huie Associate Professor of Homiletics. The chair was…

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COLUMBIA SEMINARY OFFERS NEW PROGRAM TO SUPPORT CLERGY IN CRISIS 

DECATUR, GA. Ministering to Ministers Foundation (MTM), a long-standing program offering resources for terminated clergy and other church professionals, is now a program administered by the Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at Columbia Theological Seminary. 

 

Founded in 1994 by Dr….

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Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes Appointed to the Faculty of Columbia Theological Seminary

Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary, announced that Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes was appointed by the Board of Trustees as Professor of Practical Theology and Pastoral Counseling.

“As an institution that…

Columbia Theological Seminary Receives Thriving Congregation Grant from Lilly Endowment 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

December 2, 2020- Columbia Theological Seminary has received a grant of $969,528 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the “reKindle: Congregational Development in a Post COVID-19 Era” program through its Center for Lifelong Learning. 

 

The program is funded through Lilly Endowment’s…

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Columbia Seminary Produces Timeline Looking at Institution’s Links to Slavery and Racism

Decatur, GA—The C. Benton Kline, Jr. Special Collections is pleased to present A Window into the Breach: Theology and the Economy of Slavery at Columbia Theological Seminary, 1824-1899, a timeline consisting of 41 slides looking at racism and the institution…

TCI@CTS new virtual format

Decatur, GA— The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at Columbia Theological Seminary announces an all-virtual format for the 2021 Cohort of TCI@CTS, The Coaching Institute at Columbia Theological Seminary. This is the third year that the CLL has offered this…

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