Money and Mission
Why finances should matter to you, regardless of your role.
Knowledge and curiosity about finances are critical for leaders with fiduciary responsibility to mission fulfillment, says In Trust President Amy Kardash.
On Your Mind | Letters to the Editor
The work of the theological school continues despite the interruptions of the pandemic.
Lilly Grants Help Theological Schools Look to the Future
$87.5 million initiative offers opportunity for innovation, creative projects
Lilly Endowment Inc. recently announced the Pathways for Tomorrow Initiative through which it is making available $87.5 million in grants to help theological schools accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) strengthen their ability to prepare pastoral and congregational lay leaders.
The Gift Collaborative Highlights Need for Black Church, Seminaries
The Gift of Black Theological Education & Black Church Collaborative kicked off in January with a series of powerful presentations that have examined the history of and the need for the Black Church and the Black Seminary.
Present Moment
Money Matters: Financial health requires allies, not adversaries.
When I left a graduate program in Industrial Relations to enroll in seminary, it was not because I was interested in finances.
Podcast Picks | From Our Ears to Yours
Five podcasts you won’t want to miss
Five podcasts you won’t want to miss
Investing in New Growth
When it comes to endowments, the board’s fiduciary oversight of this intergenerational asset has lasting value
In Trust magazine talked with Doug MacGray, founder of Stonecrop Wealth Advisors and a member of the Missio Seminary board, about board responsibilities and considerations for endowments, investments, and markets.
The Census | Why Theological Education
Influencers, Compellers, and Call
What Entering Students are Saying in 2021
All People Considered | Public, Prophetic Platforms
Auburn Seminary’s multifaith movement for justice
The view from the windows of Auburn Seminary in Manhattan includes the Hudson River flowing past.
Future Promise | Promise in Partnerships
The power of honest conversations about money
Over the past five years, I’ve watched as the lives of both theological students and pastoral leaders have been transformed by a combination of financial support and equipping for financial leadership.
One For All, But Still For Many
Kairos embraces ‘legacy’ partners under one board, keeps schools’ traditions alive
Greg Henson, lead partner of the Kairos Network, sounds as if he’s talking theology when describing the experiment in competency-based theological education
Momentous Decision | What’s in a name?
The school’s mission is bigger than what it’s called
When I arrived at the American Baptist Seminary of the West in 2017, the strategic plan called for concluding a 15-year discussion on renaming the seminary.
Preparing to Launch
Helping students see the intrinsic value of their education can open new vistas for employment
In March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent.
Faith and Courage Outside The Box
Many leaders in theological education think their institution is prioritizing innovation and believe their schools have the resources to implement change
One Small Step
A Bible that traveled to the moon now makes its home at the Austin Seminary Stitt Library.
Fifty years ago, on February 5, 1971, astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell landed on the moon as part of the Apollo 14 mission.
Films and Books | Wind, Rain and Faith
Reagin’s breezy, almost folksy way of relating personal stories (and pop-culture references) will appeal to some readers and not to others—
How We Lived | Prayers for The People
How three seminary leaders found – and delivered – inspiration for the National Prayer Service
On Jan. 21, representatives of three of In Trust’s member schools participated in the National Prayer Service for the presidential inauguration.
The Story is in Calling and Mission
In Trust Center welcomes new VP for communications
Matt Hufman joined the In Trust Center team in Octo- ber 2020 as vice president for communication with oversight for In Trust magazine.
Piecing Together the Discourses of Life
Mike Anderson on authentic mentoring
A CFO pays it forward and reflects on the power of mentoring at the intersections of life.

Other Issues


Feature articles 4 Articles
On My Mind 1 Articles
On Your Mind 1 Articles
The Crossing 2 Articles
The Culture 3 Articles
The Guardian 4 Articles
The Sign 1 Articles
The Star 8 Articles

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