Gerardo Martí

Professor of sociology, Davidson College

Gerardo Martí is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Sociology at Davidson College. His speaking and writing focus on race, religion, power and social change. His most recent books are “American Blindspot: Race, Class, Religion and the Trump Presidency” and “The Glass Church: Robert H. Schuller, the Crystal Cathedral and the Strain of Megachurch Ministry.” He has served as president of both the Association for the Sociology of Religion and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion.

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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