Spring 2019

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Navigating and embracing change

Maybe it's time to change our perspective from "managing change" to "creating a culture where change is part of the ethos," writes In Trust Center president Amy L. Kardash.
Issue: Spring 2019
Topic(s): Faculty & academic deans , Mergers / alliances / partnerships , Organizational culture , Presidential leadership , Change management
Department: From the president's desk
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Grant initiatives deepen worship practices on campus

A report on the work of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship's Vital Worship Grants program.
Issue: Spring 2019
Topic(s): Formation , Fundraising , Innovation , Spiritual life , Student life / Student financial health
Department: Field notes
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What do seminary graduates want to do with their degrees?

Data compiled from the Graduating Student Questionnaires (GSQ) is helping the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) understand the vocational goals of graduates and the implication of these goals for theological education.
Issue: Spring 2019
Topic(s): Alumni , Transition into ministry , Fundraising
Department: From data to decision
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Essays in honor of Daniel O. Aleshire

Edwin R. Woodruff Tait reviews Disruption and Hope: Religious Traditions and the Future of Theological Education.
Issue: Spring 2019
Topic(s): News / trends
Department: Books
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Biblical case studies frame a perspective on wise governance

Craig Williford reviews The Council: A Biblical Perspective on Board Governance.
Issue: Spring 2019
Topic(s): Governance wise practices
Department: Books
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Research on the ministry of Catholic deacons

Christa R. Klein reviews Word, Liturgy, Charity: The Diaconate in the U.S. Catholic Church, 1968-2018.
Issue: Spring 2019
Topic(s): Transition into ministry , Academic programs , Formation
Department: Books
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What I wish boards and administrators knew about faculty

Professors want to help their schools to thrive, writes a professor of New Testament. But if faculty are going to contribute to the health of their institution, they need to be included in meaningful ways.
Issue: Spring 2019
Topic(s): Administration , Faculty & academic deans , News / trends
Department: Perspective
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Faculty authors reflect
A gracious, expectant, and somewhat demanding relationship

Dean K. Thompson and D. Cameron Murchison reflect on their edited volume Mentoring: Biblical, Theological, and Practical Perspectives.
Issue: Spring 2019
Topic(s): Formation , Transition into ministry
Department: Books
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