Author

Sarah Sentilles

Scholar and writer

Sarah Sentilles is a critical theorist, scholar of religion, and author of three books, including "A Church of Her Own: What Happens When a Woman Takes the Pulpit." She earned a bachelor's degree at Yale and master's and doctoral degrees at Harvard. She has taught at Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland State University, California State University Channel Islands, and Willamette University, where she was the Mark and Melody Teppola Presidential Distinguished Visiting Professor.

Imagining God

The presence of female pastors offers a rich theological opportunity for people to consider how they talk about -- and engage with -- God, says writer Sarah Sentilles.

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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