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

A Baptist Case for Clergywear
General CBF / Leadership Scholars / theological education / women in ministry / young Baptists

A Baptist Case for Clergywear

By Brittany Darst “How do you put this thing on?!” Deep in the church basement, I struggled with my alb. After a lifetime in Baptist churches, I had to wear my first-ever vestments for Thursday Vespers at Duke Chapel. With the gracious help of a Methodist friend, I finally figured out the drapes and snaps … Continue reading