Rev. Dr. Richard E. Hamilton, Pastor and Community Leader, Dies at 93

On February 22, 2021, Rev. Dr. Richard E. (Dick) Hamilton, minister and renowned community leader, died at the age of 93. Hamilton served the United Methodist Church for 43 years as a pastor and district superintendent, retiring in 1997 after serving 23 years as pastor of North United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. Members of the […]

Prof. Lindeman Allen Writes about the Fluidity of Family in the New Testament

Prof. Amy Lindeman Allen wrote a recent article for the Political Theology Network‘s ongoing series “Politics of Scripture” on the Gospel of Mark and its portrayal of the family. Exemplifying the rigorous and engaged scholarship of the CTS faculty, Lindeman Allen regularly writes on the intersection of New Testament studies, ethics, and modern culture. In particular, […]

PhD Student Rev. Lamar on the Call to Disrupt Oppression

Rev. William H. Lamar IV, current student in the PhD Program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric and pastor of Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., wrote a timely article for Faith & Leadership on the limits of sentiment and the need for action in the fight against injustice and oppression. Metropolitan […]

Rev. Dr. In Suk Peebles Appointed District Superintendent

Rev. Dr. In Suk Hong Peebles (MDiv ’92, DMin ’21) has just been appointed by United Methodist Bishop Julius Trimble to Superintendent of the Southeast District of the Indiana United Methodist Church, the next step in a long and dedicated service to the church. Peebles grew up in Korea, the daughter of Presbyterian parents, whose […]

In Memory of Rev. Dr. Paul Crow Jr.

The life and career of Rev. Dr. Paul A. Crow, Jr., who died at the age of 89 on January 23, 2021, were defined by passion and persistence. His passions included University of Alabama football, collecting books, and most especially his family: his spouse Mary, to whom he was married for 65 years, their three […]

Alumni Feature: Rev. Dr. Sue Cardwell

Rev. Dr. Sue Cardwell (CTS Master of Sacred Theology ’70) – A Living Legacy of “Firsts” Rev. Dr. Sue Cardwell is a living legacy of “firsts”. Sue, as she is affectionally referred to, is a true trailblazer charting her own pathway towards ministry. The first female student at CTS, Sue shared that she was the […]

Prof. Helene Russell Interviewed about Yoga, Trauma, and Theology

Dr. Helene Russell, Associate Professor of Theology at CTS and Director of both the Master of Theological Studies program and the innovative certificate program in Yoga and Spirituality, was recently interviewed by Dr. Tripp Fuller on the popular podcast, Homebrewed Christianity. The wide-ranging interview covered aspects of Prof. Russell’s personal and theological journey as well […]

Faith & Action Project Receives Lumina Foundation Award

Lumina Foundation recently awarded $300,000, which includes a $250,000 grant from its Fund for Racial Justice and Equity, to support Christian Theological Seminary’s ongoing commitment to the Indianapolis community and efforts to address systemic racism and mitigate poverty. For the past five years, Christian Theological Seminary’s Faith & Action Project has partnered with 15 grant […]