It’s All In The Eyes: Rethinking our Affect in our Churches
Leadership Scholars

It’s All In The Eyes: Rethinking our Affect in our Churches

By Chris West Recently, the world’s most popular therapist, Brené Brown, interviewed Sarah Niles, who plays the sports therapist in the popular Apple TV show Ted Lasso. On her podcast, in true Brené Brown fashion, helped listeners better understand their own vulnerability and the connection they have to actors, especially those with talent. In discussing … Continue reading

“As long as you’re breathing, there is hope.” 
Leadership Scholars / young Baptists

“As long as you’re breathing, there is hope.” 

By Crystal Ham Full disclosure, this time of the year has not been the easiest for me over the last few years. The fall and winter seasons bring many emotions with them, including grief, happiness, love, and sadness. Around this time, I always think about people in my life that I’ve lost, particularly my grandfather, … Continue reading

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

World Communion Sunday: A Prayer for Our World 2021
Prayers / Resources

World Communion Sunday: A Prayer for Our World 2021

Over the past few weeks, members of the Duke Divinity School community (and friends— featuring Taisha Seabolt of CBF Global Missions) gathered to offer prayers for world communion Sunday. Members of the community that are featured represent geographies, ethnicities, and nationalities from across the world. Please join them, and us, in prayer this world communion … Continue reading