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A Pastoral Letter from President Mellott

November 2, 2020 Friends of God, Election day is almost here and my soul is troubled.I’m not only concerned about the outcome of so many of the races, but also concerned about the condition of our country, our union. We are divided, and we are seeing in greater relief that our divisions are deep and […]

CTS in the News

Amid a busy election season, the CTS community affirms it’s core value that all people are created in God’s image: The Indianapolis Recorder wrote a feature about our recent online event, “Confronting White Complicity in Racial Injustice.” Read it here. MDiv/MTS student Cassidy Hall was interviewed by WISH-TV about her faith and the work of racial […]

Four Poverty-Fighting Efforts Selected for F&A Grants

October 20, 2020 Christian Theological Seminary has awarded grants totaling $100,000 in 2020 for four efforts aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty in Indianapolis. The 2020 Faith & Action grant recipients follow. Faith IN Indiana $30,000 This grant will support Faith IN Indiana’s programs and policies to reduce incarceration and the stark impact of […]

CTS Welcomes New Faculty and Staff Members

CTS is excited to welcome new members to our faculty and staff! Rev. Ayanna L. Garrett will begin her role as Associate Dean of Student Life at CTS on August 15, 2020. Rev. Garrett earned a BS in Communications from the University of Illinois and Urbana-Champaign and an MS in Education with a concentration in […]

A Letter to Congregations

A Letter to Congregations Dear Friends of God, Once again, our nation has come face to face with our systemic racism. We are failing our people. We are not listening to the voices of those oppressed. We need to reform our justice system. We need to reform our police practices. We need to reform our […]

CTS Welcomes Dr. David M. Mellott as Seventh President

After an extensive search process by the Board of Trustees, Christian Theological Seminary is excited to announce that Dr. David M. Mellott has been named the Seminary’s seventh president. His tenure will officially begin on July 1, 2019. Since 2011, Dr. Mellott has served as Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean, and Professor of Theological […]

Prof. Bill Kincaid Authors New Book

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. […]