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M. Brandon Winstead

Director of student ministries, Killearn United Methodist Church

The Rev. Dr. M. Brandon Winstead is director of the Youth Theology Institute at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. Before that, he served as director of student ministries at Killearn United Methodist Church in Tallahassee, Florida. He is the author of "There All Along: Black Participation in the Church of the Nazarene, 1914-1969" and has written numerous articles, presented at national conferences and delivered papers in the fields of youth ministry and African-American religious history.

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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