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.
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Grace Ji-Sun Kim: Christian parents must allow their children the freedom to develop their own identities
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.
How can faith communities engage and include people of different identities? Illustration by Jessamyn Rubio / Photo from iStock Rawpixel
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.
Theology must return to answering the big questions of flourishing and the meaning of a good life, says a scholar and pastor.
Developing women leaders takes more than teaching women skills to lead like men -- it requires a new understanding of leadership that “writes women in,” says a scholar of women’s leadership in Christian higher education.
Students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley take part in a peanut butter and jelly sandwich outreach program. Once a week they offer their fellow students a sandwich and an opportunity to learn about God. Photo courtesy of Baptist Student Ministry
Life on the border is difficult. But the Baptist Student Ministry of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is working to help young adults who live there leverage their own strength and resilience to step out as leaders of the Valley and the nation.
The Dean of Chapel at Spelman College talks about her vocation -- helping form black millennial women in ministry and faith.
From left to right, North Carolina Central University Interfaith Ambassadors Khalid Oloko, Charity Brown, Maryam Awan, Kelly Thomas, Joshua McLaurin and Lyric Harris at the Interfaith Youth Core Leadership Institute in Chicago. Photo courtesy of Gloria Winston-Harris.
In an interfaith setting, resolving conflict as quickly as possible isn’t the goal. Rather, healthy conflict can be a spark that leads us to self-awareness, self-reflection and transformation, writes the director of North Carolina Central University’s Office of Spiritual Development and Dialogue.
In the final episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Laura Everett talks with Matthew Croasmun about the popular Yale undergraduate course that invites students to apply the best of their intellectual energy to questions of meaning, purpose, value and worth.
In this episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Laura Everett talks with Almeda M. Wright, Yale Divinity School professor and the author of “The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans,” about her training and background as an engineer and her work with young people in ministry.