Illustration by Ana Yael
“Shortsightedness in strategic thinking is common in theological schools. Either a climate of scarcity keeps the challenge of the annual budget at the forefront of decision making, or a climate of complacency and contentment keeps schools from asking the deeper questions about appropriateness of their mission or their use of money.”
Chief Operating Officer, Association for Theological Schools, from In Trust (Autumn 2019)
Question for consideration:
How would you describe the climate of your school?
How does the climate influence asking deeper questions about mission and money?