+ resources for a deeply formed spiritual life
Pastors Delonte Gholston (MDiv ’15) and Justin Fung (DMin ’19) speak about pastoring in Washington DC and on peacemaking amid the realities of sociopolitical violence.
Cynthia Eriksson, associate professor of psychology, reflects on praying during her morning walks and the experience of God’s loving gaze.
Cynthia Eriksson, associate professor of psychology, discusses her passion for trauma-informed ministry, freeing the oppressed, and developing empathy so more effective ministry is possible.
Cynthia Eriksson, associate professor of psychology, argues that ministry is inherently an experience of mutual transformation and that vulnerability is a key quality in serving others
Dr. David Augsburger use extensive quotes and poetry to reflect on three healing postures for pastoral care
Relationships with God, self, others can move ministers and therapists toward shalom
Cynthia B. Eriksson, Jude Tiersma Watson
Pastors are not therapists—but they must bring to their congregations an understanding of mental health issues
Kurt N. Fredrickson
What we do as chaplains is radical incarnational ministry.
After the death of his father, professor Tommy Givens discovered that God lives in our dying as much as in our living
Tommy Givens offers a theological reflection on death, dying, and the need for ritual
Recovery Café offers long-term creative support and community for Seattle locals struggling with addiction
A sacred-secular distinction, Bregman argues, is unhelpful in death and bereavement