Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary, has announced the appointment of Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes by the seminary’s Board of Trustees as Professor of Practical Theology and Pastoral Counseling.
When mission co-worker and regional liaison the Rev. Paula Cooper thinks of this passage in Matthew, her thoughts are drawn to how the CCAP Synod of Zambia developed and is growing Chasefu Theological College.
It was almost exactly one year ago when Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo leadership called faculty and staff together to announce that the COVID-19 pandemic had made its way to Egypt — and that it was time for students to return home and faculty to prepare to teach online.
“There is a gift,” the Rev. Phanta Lansden said during an online panel discussion held Tuesday, “in having womanist theology that centralizes the Black woman’s experience as it merges into the biblical story.”
As people began to see all of the Christian imagery present during the insurrection on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, they began to ask questions similar to the ones asked after 9/11.
“Who are these people?”
“Why do they want to destroy our country?”
In the latest edition of Everyday God-Talk, host So Jung Kim asks theologian Dr. Catherine Keller of the Drew Theological School a simple direct question.
With the pandemic and the ecological crisis — which they had been discussing — Kim, associate for Theology in the Office of Theology and Worship, wondered, “Is this the apocalypse?”
In the latest edition of Everyday God-Talk, Rev. Dr. Brian Blount, the president of Union Presbyterian Seminary, shares the complicated history of the seminary in the context of slavery, the civil rights movement and Black Lives Matter.
When the Rev. Jane Anabe — associate pastor at Silver Spring Presbyterian Church in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania — first heard about Minister Educational Debt Assistance through The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), she didn’t think she would qualify. One of the many programs the Board has implemented to provide support to ministers, particularly newly ordained ministers, Minister Educational Debt Assistance, offered through the Assistance Program, helps ministers repay educational debt, making it easier for them to accept a wide range of positions and wholly commit their best gifts to ministry.
McCormick Theological Seminary has been awarded a grant from College and Community Fellowships’ THRIVE program to cultivate a hospitable environment for persons directly impacted by the carceral system.
“He did not speak to them except in parables.” — Mark 4:34