The Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) library has been significantly expanding its collection of texts related to the African American religious, cultural, and historical experience to support its new PhD Program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric. This collection, which now totals more than 500 new titles and includes access to several digital academic databases, […]
Last Saturday, another gunman opened fire on yet another house of worship. Eleven dead. These eleven will be added to those recently killed at grocery stores, concerts, schools, homes, restaurants, clubs and street corners. October 27 was the 300th day of 2018. It was also the day of the 294th mass shooting of 2018 in […]
Professor Bill Kincaid, Interim President and Herald B. Monroe Associate Professor of Leadership and Ministry Studies at CTS, authored a new book, Like Stepping Into a Canoe: Nimbleness and the Transition into Ministry. As the subtitle indicates, this new book, which is Prof. Kincaid’s second, addresses the transition from seminary training into a ministry context. […]
UPDATE: Emotions ran high when news emerged that nine members of the Coleman family had died in a duck boat accident near Branson, Missouri. We felt grief over the staggering loss of life, confusion over how such a thing could happen, and concern about how the family would deal with such catastrophic circumstances. The […]
Christian Theological Seminary celebrates the participation of several members of the CTS community in the biennial session of the National Convocation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), which recently took place in Birmingham, AL. Every two years the National Convocation hosts a gathering to support its ongoing work and provide opportunities for worship, fellowship, […]
Last week students, alumni, staff, and faculty participated in an experimental art project here on campus. Large footprints were taped to the walls throughout the school inviting people to reflect on their own journey to and through CTS. Each footprint asked a question: What persons and places called you to your journey at CTS? What […]
Rev. Dr. Dick Hamm, Interim Vice President for Seminary Advancement at CTS, wrote a piece in the ”Faith and Values” section of the Indianapolis Star on Sunday, April 8, 2018, reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and the march for justice. Read it by clicking on the image below.