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G. Lee Ramsey Jr.

Professor of Pastoral Theology and Homiletics, Memphis Theological Seminary

G. Lee Ramsey Jr. is an ordained United Methodist minister, the Marlon and Sheila Foster Professor of Pastoral Theology and Homiletics, and the associate director of the Methodist House of Studies at Memphis Theological Seminary. He also serves as pastor of Elm Grove United Methodist Church in Burlison, Tennessee.  He is the author of “Preachers and Misfits, Prophets and Thieves: The Minister in Southern Fiction” and “Care-full Preaching: From Sermon to Caring Community.” A native of Georgia, Ramsey frequently uses fiction and film in his teaching and preaching to engage the imagination of Christian leaders.

 

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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