Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Dr. Barry Bryant will present a live lecture on the history of The United Methodist Church on Human Sexuality that will be streamed over the Internet. Read more

A Way Forward

The United Methodist-related seminary in Evanston, Ill., has affirmed its support for the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people in every aspect of church life. Read more

A Way Forward

Dr. Hendrik Pieterse hopes that United Methodism can develop a genuine practice of living into its goal of having a "worldwide nature." Read more

Global Nature

Rosemary Radford Ruether

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Rosemary Radford Ruether, whose ground-breaking feminist theology has influenced several generations of church leaders, is reported to be improving after an accident, according to Claremont School of Theology. Read more

In the Church

Rising interest in the ministry of spiritual direction holds out hope for positive changes in the declining institutional church, writes the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt. Read more

Practicing Faith


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A young clergy friend's frustration with ordained ministry prompts the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt, a seminary professor, to identify six crucial issues about clergy formation today. Read more

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Dr. David W. Scott reflects on how a former model of theological education may provide a template for the changing needs of Christian ministry in the 21st century. Read more

Ordained Ministry