How we honor fear’s presence and consider its purpose can shift its role in our lives, writes the director of the Thriving Congregations Coordination Program at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
A six-month convent residency in California gave a group of millennials a window into communal living and discipline.
She found working on Wall Street exhilarating -- until the day she began to sense an emptiness in the canyons of power and money, says a former corporate lawyer who now leads a very different life as a PCUSA pastor.
After years of discernment, a young Catholic woman enters the monastery -- and a life of prayer as a cloistered nun.
After years of looking for his one true vocation, a seminary professor of Christian spirituality considers an alternative picture of vocation. What if it’s not a single star we should follow but a constellation?
More than just another personality test, the Enneagram is a sacred map of the soul, writes a Christian activist and contemplative.
Resigning from a thriving megachurch was emotional and difficult for a minister on the staff. But once she realized that staying in a comfortable place was not the best use of her gifts, she knew it was time to go.
A classroom exercise in reading John Cassian opened students’ imaginations to the way ancient practices can be applied to contemporary issues, writes a seminary professor.
A Baptist pastor has wondered throughout his career: Why do seekers show up and engage in worship or other spiritual practices?
At a time when millennials are abandoning religion and service programs, the Episcopal Service Corps is growing, in part because of a lean structure and partner-based funding model.
'Vocation' suggests freedom, meaning and joy; 'work,' a paycheck. A young Christian writer wonders how to have both, and finds in the notion of 'livelihood' a possible answer.