+ resources for a deeply formed spiritual life
Susan Maros, responds to Sarah A. Schnitker and Madison Kawakami Gilbertson’s lecture “Positive Youth Development and Technology: Developing Character in Youth in the Present Technological Landscape.”
Otis Moss Jr., pastor, speaker, and activist, speaks about how faith and the grace of God enable us to make a transformational difference wherever we find ourselves, even during dark and dangerous sea
Members of the Fuller community discuss discerning God’s will—especially in the midst of suffering and uncertainty
A short film drawn from daily life becomes a visual space for prayer. Be led through this ancient practice as you watch, read, or listen (in four languages)
Four members of the Fuller chapel team discuss how they design a worship service around the Eucharist when the space is multiethnic and multidimensional
John Goldingay, David Allen Hubbard Professor Emeritus of Old Testament, reminisces over his formation through the intersection of his marriage and his wife’s multiple sclerosis.
Trey Clark, Pastor at South Bay Church of God and Fuller Alumnus, recounts his blending of ancient Western and African American spiritual practices
Josh Smith, Affiliate Assistant Professor of Missional Leadership at Fuller Theological Seminary, describes how community relationships around his church helped form missional praxis
Brad Strawn, Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of the Integration of Psychology and Theology, delineates the limitations of using a “computer model” for pedagogy, and recommends a more embodied model
Brad Strawn, Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of the Integration of Psychology and Theology, says spirituality should be both embodied and communal in order to mature
Erin Dufault-Hunter, assistant professor of Christian ethics, reflects on the gospel of Mark, the role of conflict, and her desire to reinvigorate the ethical imagination of the church
Erin Dufault-Hunter, assistant professor of Christian ethics, argues that friendship plays a vital role in learning new perspectives and staying emotionally grounded
Erin Dufault-Hunter, assistant professor of Christian ethics, reflects on Christian community and practices that can help sustain relationships across ethnic, class, and gender divides.
Joel Green, provost and dean of the School of Theology, questions the distinction between pastor and professor and reflects on his vocation in academic leadership
Joel Green, provost and dean of the School of Theology, suggests that discernment takes place over time through faithful steps and that prayer and scripture can help Christians align to God's purpose
Joel Green, provost and dean of the School of Theology, reflects on the devotional practice of reading scripture and shares his views on academic work as formation for the whole person
Pamela Ebstyne King, Peter L. Benson Associate Professor of Applied Developmental Science, reflects on a variety of practices that help her spiritual life
Pamela Ebstyne King, Peter L. Benson Associate Professor of Applied Developmental Science, reflects on the intersection of service, community, and formation
Pamela Ebstyne King, Peter L. Benson Associate Professor of Applied Developmental Science, argues that vocation grows out of becoming like Christ, forming a self, and community
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.