+ resources for a deeply formed spiritual life
Mark Labberton, president of Fuller Seminary, preaches on 2 Cor 2:14-17, reflecting on the aroma of Christ and the "great procession" of faith in the midst of overwhelming suffering around the world.
Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, academic dean and vice president of education at Esperanza College of Eastern University, lectures on broken praxis, racism, and theological education
Gary Haugen, founder and CEO of International Justice Mission (IJM), reflects on his work in Rwanda, the story of IJM, and how spiritual formation naturally leads to advocating for the poor
Alexis Abernethy, professor of psychology, preaches on Psalm 51, a litany of subtle sins, and the need for a pliable, tender heart during Lent and beyond.
Willie Jennings, associate professor of systematic theology and Africana studies at Yale Divinity School, discusses “whiteness,” geography, and theology
Mark Labberton, president of Fuller Seminary, preaches on the all-encompassing embrace of God in the midst of suffering, an embrace that influences the way we respond creatively to the world
Nancey Murphy, senior professor of Christian philosophy, reflects on the coexistence of faith and science and why it matters for the church today
Michael McBride, pastor of the Way Christian Center in Berkeley, California, reflects on faithful discipleship in the context of racialized violence, economic exploitation, and white supremacy
Lisa Sharon Harper, chief church engagement officer for Sojourners, lectures on political context of Genesis and the gospels, a theology of shalom, and the kingdom of God
Keiko Yanaka, of Omotesenke School of Japanese Tea Ceremony, and Mako Fujimura, director of the Brehm Center for Worship, Theology, and the Arts, discuss tea ceremonies and communion
Michael Pasquarello, professor of preaching, reflects on the contrast between human folly and God's wisdom, Dietrich Bonhoeffer's political context, and the “strange glory" of Christ
Steven Sandage lectures on Trinitarian theology and human relationships, how therapy can create crucibles for transformation, and the importance of being present with people in the midst of their pain
Estrelda Alexander, president of William Seymour College, preaches on the role of dreams in spiritual formation, the paradox of receiving visions from God, and developing strategies to enact them.
Pixar’s Pete Docter, director of the animated films Monsters, Inc., Up, and Inside Out, speaks with Mark Labberton about creating stories in community, the creative process, and more
Laura Harbert, affiliate professor of clinical psychology, preaches on Luke 4:18-19, reflecting on Mary's joy in the midst of unjust social contexts and our calling to help gestate shalom
Steven Sandage lectures on the complex relationships among theology, racism and social hierarchies, and the capacity to empathize with the Other
Mark Labberton, president of Fuller Seminary, preaches on political and social anxieties, the discipline of looking for God in the midst of suffering, and those who accompany us through our pain.
David Eubank shares lessons on fear and prayer from decades of work as an “ambassador for Jesus” in war-torn Burma and Mosul
Steven Sandage reflects on the integration of psychology and theology and applies it to theories of spirituality, power, differentiation
Steve Yamaguchi, assistant professor of pastoral theology and chaplain, reflects on his Lenten practice of visiting Alcoholic Anonymous meetings, surrendering privilege, and Les Misérables