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  • January 17, 2020

    Why We’re Publishing “Another Way”

    The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) is one of the church’s unsung heroes. Since 1954, FTE has been cultivating a diverse pool of quality leaders for Christian ministry and theological scholarship. Connecting those aspiring pastors and teachers with the field’s luminaries,...

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  • December 4, 2019

    Why We're Publishing "Planning Sabbaticals"

    Your pastor probably needs a sabbatical. The fact is, your congregation probably needs a sabbatical, too.Community events, performances and games of the church’s children, preparing weekly worship services, heart-to-hearts about difficult subjects – there’s no way on earth that fits...

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  • November 18, 2019

    Dana Trent on Surviving Holiday Grief and Depression

    Grief Guru, expert, and author J. Dana Trent (Dessert First: Preparing for Death While Savoring Life) shares tips for how to cope with grief and depression this holiday season.After my mother died in 2017, loved ones told me that the hardest part...

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  • November 12, 2019

    Why We're Publishing "Paul the Progressive?"

    PUBLISHED: by Brad Lyons “Ugh,” said my minister friend of the apostle Paul, “he is awful. Such a misogynist, such a homophobe, such a racist. I can’t even read his stuff. Paul was a jerk.”[1] It’s hard to argue with...

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  • October 31, 2019

    Tips for Coping with Death and Grief

    PUBLISHED: by Deborah Arca "There is no standard route in grief.  As the wisest grievers I know have told me, 'There is nowhere you can be but in it.'" -- J. Dana Trent   Whether you're in the midst of...

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  • October 24, 2019

    Go home? Nope. Get to work.

    PUBLISHED: by Brad Lyons Social media – well, maybe not your social media, but certainly my social media – has seen a lot of chatter this week about recent statements by a male leader in the Southern Baptist Convention questioning the denomination’s...

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