Listening, learning, and sharing
New resources and pathways in 2022
The turning of the calendar to a new year always heralds renewed promise and new opportunities.
On Your Mind | Letters to the Editor
I was encouraged by the trend of schools pursuing becoming embedded institutions and the variety of ways those relationships are formed and shaped through governance.
Five ways to sink your new president
And how the board can ensure success
In Trust Center President Amy Kardash explains how good care for an incoming leader can pave the way to institutional success.
Podcast Picks | From Our Ears to Yours
Five podcasts you won’t want to miss
We take a look at podcasts about podcasts – how to successfully create and produce a good podcast.
Leadership lessons with Katharine Henderson
Auburn’s president emerita reflects on leading an institution through major change
Having turned Auburn Seminary into a progressive powerhouse, Henderson reflects on the work of leadership, purpose, and the next generation.
Present Moment | The Burden of Isolation; the Light of Faith
Becoming compassionate witnesses
The isolation of the pandemic has provided an opportunity to prepare students for ministry.
Future Promise | Reason for Hope
The privilege of training leaders for the church
Instead of facing the future with fear, this is a moment we should seize to bring the world hope.
Lilly Endowment announces Pathways for Tomorrow Grants
In Trust Center awarded coordination partnership grant
The In Trust Center will work with the Association of Theological Schools during the next five years to coordinate the initiative.
Board Prep
A new survey of nearly 100 board chairs reveals how they are approaching their work
The new survey shows that the pandemic hasn’t necessarily changed what boards do, but boards have changed how they do the work.
Governance matters | A culture of evaluation
Wise practices for successful boards
Evaluation shows a board is committed to its ability to govern well and to care for its presiding officer.
Momentous Decision | Stewards of the mission
David Rowe on constancy – and the move to merge
The mission isn’t born wit buildings, budgets, and bylaws. Those things come later.
Relics | The prince of preachers
The continuing relevance of Charles Spurgeon
Nearly 6,000 volumes of 19th century English preacher Charles Spurgeon are housed at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary – along with one of his pipe’s and a cigar.
Films and Books
Four titles to provide an enriching look into life
Two books and two films offer differing views about life – including those who do society’s dirty work and a group of women overcoming religious divides.
Changing Scenes
New leaders and new board chairs
New leaders in theological education
Vocation | That Still Small Voice
Cheryl Hudgins Williams on responding to a ‘lay calling’
Isaiah said, “Here I am, send me,” but that response may not be our first one when we are asked to serve.

Other Issues


Feature articles 3 Articles
On My Mind 1 Articles
On Your Mind 1 Articles
The Crossing 1 Articles
The Culture 2 Articles
The Guardian 3 Articles
The Sign 1 Articles
The Star 6 Articles

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