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

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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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Resisting the Co-opting of MLK’s Legacy and Remembering Him as a Theologian

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Resisting the Co-opting of MLK’s Legacy and Remembering Him as a Theologian

Martin Luther King Jr. is arguably the most celebrated non-elected citizen in the history of the United States of America.

This is evidenced by the fact that Dr. King is the only American to have a federal holiday named in…

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Planning and Organizing for Christian Education Formation

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Planning and Organizing for Christian Education Formation

December 3, 2018—At the heart of much of what is wrong with the educational program in many churches today is a continued failure to understand the unique corporate nature of both faith and Christian education formation. And while there is…

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9 Types: Insights About the Enneagram

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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…

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Leadership in Ministry Feature: Julie Josund

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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…

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Phrases You Should Never Use Around Church Members

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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,…

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Enneagram: Application to Professional Life

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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…

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

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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,…

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

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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…

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Three Cheers for the Unheralded

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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…

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Wonchul Shin Appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics and Theology

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Wonchul Shin Appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics and Theology

April 30, 2019—Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, announced that Wonchul Shin will be called as the Visiting Professor of Ethics and Theology, and Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia Theological Seminary, effective August…

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PANAAWTM 34th Annual Conference Update

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PANAAWTM 34th Annual Conference Update

April 29, 2019—PANAAWTM (the Pacific, Asian, and North American Asian Women in Theology and Ministry) held its 34th Annual Conference at Columbia Theological Seminary on April 11-13, on the theme of “Journey toward Justice.” In her opening remarks, Dr. Haruko…

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