Pastors work in a complex relationship network. New research shows that efforts to improve clergy health must go beyond eating well and exercise to account for the influence of congregations and denominational polity.
Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell
Research director, Duke Clergy Health Initiative
Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, Ph.D., is the research director of the Duke Clergy Health Initiative and Assistant Research Professor in the Duke Global Health Institute and the Duke University Center for Health Policy. Trained in both clinical and community psychology, Rae Jean is interested in the impact of systems on individuals and also in the environmental contexts experienced by individuals.
The Vital Worship, Vital Preaching Grants Program at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is designed to foster, strengthen and sustain well-grounded worship in congregations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Two streams of grants are offered: to teacher-scholars and to worshiping communities.
Grant proposal due date options include October 15, 2023, or February 15 or June 15, 2024.Learn More