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Ministerio cristiano en tiempos del COVID-19: cursos en línea en español
Este próximo verano, con el auspicio del Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, el Seminario Calvin estará ofreciendo 3 cursos en línea en español, especialmente diseñados para responder a la crisis generada por la actual pandemia.
News Article | June 06, 2020
Church Responses to Infertility, Miscarriage, and Pregnancy Loss
After decades of silence, church leaders and congregations have begun accompanying people who mourn losing children before or soon after birth or letting go of dreams to form a family.
Feature Story | June 02, 2020
Matthew Watson and Justin Fung on Neighborhood Spiritual Histories
Both church planters and established congregations can explore spiritual histories of their church neighborhoods. This helps them better communicate the gospel in the places where God calls them to serve.
Conversation | April 03, 2020
The Bible in Public Worship and Daily Life in an Age of Declining Biblical Literacy
2020 Symposium on Worship | Seminar
Video | February 24, 2020
Esau McCaulley on Reading While Black
African American biblical interpretation rises from a particular context. It offers unique perspectives on God’s character and glory. Esau McCaulley explains that learning how other cultures exegete the Bible benefits the whole church.
Conversation | February 04, 2020
Trauma-Informed Worship: Address Trauma to Begin Healing
Most pastors realize that people come to church with deep fears, sorrows, and concerns that often remain unexpressed in worship. But because Mount Aery Baptist Church has worked to become a trauma-informed congregation, its worship services are becoming a communal place of healing.
Feature Story | November 12, 2019
Sherrye Willis and Angela Johnson on Faith-Based Healing from Trauma
Ten African American churches in Texas are focusing on helping youth understand and heal from trauma. This knowledge helps adults become more aware of their own trauma and is changing worship practices.
Conversation | October 15, 2019
Trauma-Informed Congregations and Worship: Being Made Whole
Becoming a trauma-informed congregation means helping people learn, talk, and grieve about what happened to them. Worship can provide a safe space for people to nurture trusting relationships and accept God's healing grace.
Feature Story | October 02, 2019
How to Adapt Race, Class, and the Kingdom of God to Your Setting
Arrabon’s Race, Class, and the Kingdom of God curriculum can be adapted to church and school contexts with varying memberships and time constraints.
Article | August 19, 2019
Curriculum Prepares People to Talk about Racial Reconciliation
Arrabon’s Race, Class, and the Kingdom of God curriculum gives small groups the shared knowledge, language, and practices to effectively address deep cultural tensions and divisions.
Feature Story | August 19, 2019
Four Ways to Mentor Worship Leaders
Four church leaders describe how they train and mentor worship leaders in their contexts. They try to identify gifts and to make room for everyone no matter their immigration status, age, or gender.
Feature Story | August 16, 2019
Pearls, Promises, and Potholes: A Traffic Report from the Intersections of Faith, Ministry, Theology, and Disability
A presentation and discussion with Rev. Bill Gaventa, hosted by Barbara J. Newman
Video | October 26, 2018
Improving Preaching through Mutual Reflection
Newly trained as a homiletic peer coach, a veteran pastor builds on the experiences that had the greatest impact on his formation as a preacher: mutual reflection with colleagues.
Reflection | September 05, 2018
Becoming Equipped to Follow God’s Call
Called at age 39 to be a messenger of God, a minister-in-training finds acceptance, insight, and guidance through a preaching peer group.
Reflection | August 08, 2018
Engaging Sermons: Bringing the Bible to Life
How a preaching peer group helped an imaginative preacher reach new heights in her quest to create engaging sermons.
Reflection | August 06, 2018
Gregory Heille on the Dominican View of Preaching
The Dominican Order is dedicated to preaching—in and out of the pulpit. Eight hundred years after its founding, the order includes more lay members than sisters and nuns and friars combined.
Conversation | August 02, 2018
Gregory Heille on Pope Francis: ‘Instantly on Message’
From his first day in office, Pope Francis translated his Latin American perspective into a global vision for the Catholic Church.
Conversation | August 02, 2018