Means or Ends?
The importance of where we place our focus
Today, theological education has embarked on a journey where structures and models may need to be reshaped, deconstructed, or reimagined.
On Your Mind
Your thoughts about theological education
Letters about artificial intelligence, women in leadership, and mentoring.
Working on a building
National Pathways gathering shows progress in creating a new future for theological education.
The Pathways for Tomorrow gathering in November 2023 brought 370 people to discuss ideas, trends, and news of their projects.
Podcast picks | From our ears to yours
Five podcasts you won’t want to miss
Some solace for student concerns about mental health – their own and the role of the church in ministering to others.
Present Moment | Walk that walk
A new leader reflects on hope and new ideas
One of the keys to building a team is your selection process and willingness to relocate people into the right position.
New vision for chaplaincy
Brandeis lab explores evolving roles
Exploring chaplaincy could be a way forward for theological schools.
In Trust Center awarded more than $4 million
Three grants will fund governance projects, communications efforts
The In Trust Center for Theological Schools was awarded more than $4.2 million for work.
Future Promise | Welcoming
The importance of cultural competency
When we invite Latinas/os, being culturally competent and creating welcoming structures is important, yet student retention is not the only reason to do the work.
Finding gold in the golden years
Union’s Transition Program fulfills “purpose-driven dreams” with non-degree offerings for seniors
A non-degree program at Union Theological Seminary helps people entering the “golden years” find new purpose and life.
The Census | Enrollment trends
ATS data shows only pockets of enrollment growth
An analysis of data shows three distinct periods of enrollment in ATS-accredited schools over the past few decades.
Remark(able) | For Board Reflections
Take a moment to consider how the institution considers presidential assessment and how the board does evaluations.
Clarity, commitment, connection … and trust
When it comes to creating the essential ingredients of an effective board, right relationships create the right energy
Nothing serves an institution more than strong relationships, which hinge on creating cooperation among key leaders.
Books & Film | The burdens of responsibilities
When ethics and cybersecurity collide; agreeing to disagree
These books engage ethics and disagreements; the movies engage us in the Appalachian coal mining region and the realities of life in Mariupol Ukraine.
Top Secret Seminary
How We Lived: One school’s role in the Manhattan Project
In a nondescript building in Ohio, government scientists performed important work at a historic seminary building.
Impassioned integrity
In Memoriam: Remembrances of a man for all seasons
William R. MacKay was a former Episcopalian seminarian and accomplished journalist who became the founding editor of In Trust magazine.
Changing Scenes
New leaders and new board chairs
New leaders in theological education.
Embracing the gift of time
Joyful living | Anne Anderson on the wonders overlooked in the midst of fast-moving times
Ecclesiastes calls us to look at the universal and claim the particular – to allow ourselves to question and perhaps to be questions

Other Issues


Feature articles 3 Articles
On My Mind 1 Articles
On Your Mind 1 Articles
The Crossing 2 Articles
The Culture 2 Articles
The Guardian 4 Articles
The Sign 1 Articles
The Star 6 Articles

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