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What I’m Learning Outside the Church Bubble: Day One

By Jan Edmiston, DMin. ‘01

This is the first of a three-part series by popular blogger and Columbia Theological Seminary graduate Jan Edmiston. In this series, Edmiston examines different ways the Church can utilize secular business practices and principles in the “business” of running a church. 577 more words

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bloomed 

I think there

was never

a flower

who bloomed,

and didn’t know

it had a right

to be beautiful.

And never

a bird

who sang clear, 57 more words

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Common Sense in Pastoral Leadership

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning

Emotional Intelligence is a field of research currently being applied to pastoral leadership, to great benefit. I think it holds great promise to effective pastoral leadership because the nature of leadership in the relational context of congregations is more about understanding emotional process than about anything else typically associated with what constitutes “leadership” (management skills, education, intellect, good looks, personality style, etc.). 414 more words

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Dusk

I had stopped writing,

in the way I once had.

And for awhile I wondered

where the words had gone,

until I realized this silence… 47 more words

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Five Elements for Effective Instruction

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning

I’ve been reviewing video presentations for a project. Primarily I screen them for delivery rather than content. 697 more words

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When Churches Want a Pastor Who Can “Bring In Young Families”

By Jan Edmiston, DMin ’01

Almost every church I’ve ever known has wanted to Attract Young Families. The reasoning behind this includes the following:

  • If we don’t regenerate, everyone will eventually get old and die.
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Shifting Toward A Formation Approach in Christian Education

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning

In 1966 Jerome Bruner, Harvard psychologist and educator, wrote:

There is a dilemma in describing a course of study.

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