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Bob Wells

Faith & Leadership associate editor, retired

Bob Wells, who retired in 2019,  joined Duke Divinity School in August 2000 after serving for 10 years in communications at Duke University Medical Center. Before that, he was a reporter for 10 years, working at The (Raleigh, N.C.) News & Observer, the Arkansas Gazette and the Pine Bluff (Ark.) Commercial. He is a graduate of Hendrix College and the Duke University School of Law.

'We have been resurrected'

Two years ago, tiny Saint Cyprian’s Episcopal Church was dying. Today, to everyone’s surprise, it is beginning to thrive. It’s a testament to the work of dedicated lay leaders in the historically African-American congregation and a retired white Lutheran pastor.

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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