Christ the Good Shepherd and Graciously Welcoming the Wolf
Leadership Scholars

Christ the Good Shepherd and Graciously Welcoming the Wolf

By Luke Perrin Chapter 10 of John’s gospel makes me remember Dr. Klein, who was my eleventh grade AP English teacher. I can still see her handwriting all over my carefully crafted compositions—red ink everywhere as she constantly reminded me not to end my sentences with prepositions, and admonished me for mixing my metaphors. Clearly … Continue reading

5 Women Who Teach Us What It Means to Be Baptist
Leadership Scholars / women in ministry / young Baptists

5 Women Who Teach Us What It Means to Be Baptist

By JJ Dickinson This semester for the midterm in my Baptist class, I wrote a children’s book about important women of the Baptist faith. Some of them, like Anne Hutchinson and Beth Moore, I knew a lot about. Others, like Martha Stearns Marshall, I had never heard of before. Each woman played an important role … Continue reading

Discovering through Recreation how to Re-create!
creation care / environment / General CBF / Leadership Scholars / women in ministry

Discovering through Recreation how to Re-create!

By Tiffany Stubbs For a very long time, I’ve been able to find solace in being outside even when my insides were speaking the many languages of development.  From emerging early childhood to the awkwardness of puberty and the newfound identity of being a young adult, I found a space to just be and create … Continue reading

The Fear Factor
COVID-19 / General CBF / Leadership Scholars / Resources / women in ministry / young Baptists

The Fear Factor

By Sarah Hemberger Let’s talk about what scares you. I don’t mean the kind of scared you get when watching those horror movies this time of year or the sudden jolt you feel when someone jumps out and surprises you. No. I’m talking about fear—that deep emotion you cannot avoid, yet struggle to find the … Continue reading

Hearing and Seeing the Dreams of God for Me and God’s World
General CBF / Leadership Scholars

Hearing and Seeing the Dreams of God for Me and God’s World

By Christie Thadikonda In the Bible, we find stories about heroes of faith, who answered God’s call by simply obeying. God called them to faithful service.  Sometimes we find it difficult to determine God’s will and calling for our lives. And when we don’t have a clear direction, it is really confusing. We need to … Continue reading