Eric Lewis Williams: ‘We need a theological vision that will help us to hold on a little while longer’
The former curator of religion at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture discusses his work there and his hopes for his new role as director of the Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School.
A series of recent decisions will have far-reaching ramifications headed into a new academic year, writes an associate director of Vanderbilt University’s Initiative for Race Research and Justice.
Listening — really listening — is the first step for participants in a program to build relationships between people on university campuses and the congregations near them, writes the program director of The Vinery.
Too often, interim leaders are expected to tread water while an institution searches for a replacement. That’s an important opportunity lost, both for the person and for the organization, says the author of a book on interim leadership in higher education.
In a student ministry at the University of Mary Washington, two pastors have overseen the birth of several house churches by relying on the power of creativity and connection.
When the students at the Baptist Student Ministry in the Rio Grande Valley opened a deli near campus, they knew it was innovative. What they didn’t know was that their restaurant would become a vital source of meals for people in need.
The inaugural dean of chapel at Wiley College blends traditional faith practices with a fresh approach in order to inspire and teach undergraduates at the HBCU.
A parent’s desire to guarantee a child’s success prevents the child’s own development -- and is not the way God parents us, says a theologian and mother.
When churches hold onto anti-LGBTQ+ beliefs, there are real people whose sacred stories and journeys are being forgotten, writes a college chaplain and author.