More Resources for a Deeply Formed Spiritual Life

Der Lor

Our Many Particularities, Our One Church

As he explores the many ways our particular stories shape our faith, Der Lor engages in the challenging yet beautiful work of multiethnic ministry.

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The Renewing Church

Alexia Salvatierra, academic dean for Centro Latino, draws lessons from historical and global Christian communities that have demonstrated a renewed and renewing Spirit-filled life.

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Embracing the “Ministry Refugees” in Our Midst

Cameron Lee, professor of marriage and family studies, writes about walking alongside those who have experienced “church hurt.”

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A Beloved Community Moved by the Spirit

Bobby Harrison and Inés Velásquez-McBryde, pastors of The Church We Hope For, share about how they’ve experienced the healing and renewing work of the Spirit during their church plant’s early years.

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Grace In Daily Life: Gratitude, Generosity, And Hospitality

Scott Cormode, Hugh De Pree Professor of Leadership Development, writes about the transformative power of practicing gratitude, generosity, and hospitality.

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Advent People: Seeking the Spirit in a Time of Schism

Kirsten Sonkyo Oh, ecclesiastical associate professor of United Methodist Studies, discusses what it looks like for the church to follow the Spirit with discernment and grace during a time of deep divisions.

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Holistic Ministry in Intergenerational Community

Elizabeth Tamez Méndez, founder of New Generation3, shares about her own experience of growing up in the church and about her work ministering to emerging generations.

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Dislocation and Relocation | Elizabeth Conde-Frazier

Elizabeth Conde-Frazier reflects on how hospitality, vision, and curiosity facilitate encounters with those around us that allow us to hear each others’ stories and see the ways in which the Spirit is working in the world.

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What Will Last | Marguerite Shuster

Marguerite Shuster reflects on the topics of permanence and transience, and considers how our Christian faith can stabilize and ground us amongst the changes that life brings.

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Covenant and Community | Walter Brueggemann

Walter Brueggemann reflects on the covenantal nature of our relationships with God and one another.

Joy Moore

A Faithful Community | A Conversation with Joy Moore

Remembering her time at Fuller, Joy Moore shares about the students and scholars she walked alongside, who faithfully represented the mission and kingdom of God.

Jeanelle Austin

Showing Up | A Conversation with Jeanelle Austin

Engaged in crucial work against anti-Blackness, Jeanelle Austin talks about walking alongside and creating space for Black students during her time at Fuller.

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Welcoming the Stranger | Lisseth Rojas-Flores

Lisseth Rojas-Flores reflects on her experience of immigrating to the United States as she discusses the topic of the church’s responsibility to care for immigrants from all nations and backgrounds.

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The Future of the African American Church | Ralph Watkins

Ralph Watkins reflects on the future directions of leadership, theology, and seminary training within the African American church.

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Our Samaritan Neighbors | Ian Pitt-Watson

Ian Pitt-Watson preaches about the history of the Samaritans and challenges the church to love, to recognize the goodness in, and to learn from the neighbors around us.

Tony Hale and Shannon Sigler

Tony Hale on Safe Spaces

Tony Hale shares about cultivating safe communities for artists of faith to explore creative expression and their own artistic callings.

Susan Maros

Call, Context, and Community, with Susan Maros

Susan Maros reflects on how we understand calling in light of our ongoing formation, the mission of God, and the need for community.

Fuller Sermons Bill Pannell

Alienation and Invitation | William E. Pannell

William E. Pannell discusses the topic of alienation, reflecting on 2 Corinthians 5 and the church’s role in openly welcoming those who have experienced exclusion.

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God’s People in Today’s World | William E. Pannell

William E. Pannell discusses what it means to live for the glory of God as a community of modern-day believers by drawing on Paul’s writing in 1 Corinthians 10.

Brad Strawn

Extended Cognition: Extended and Embodied Cognition

In the first of seven videos on “Extended Cognition,” Brad Strawn explains how human cognition is not limited to an individual esoteric mind or even to an individual’s own body.

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Extended Cognition: Extended Cognition and Christian Community

In the second of seven videos on “Extended Cognition,” Brad Strawn says we cannot be spiritually robust without our connection with other bodies.