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CTTalks 6: Bonus video

This 20-minute video follows four seminary students from Duke Divinity School responding to questions about social media, Scripture, sin, humanity, and sexuality. View

The Rev. M. Douglas Meeks speaks during a panel discussion on theological education at the Scarritt Bennett Center in Nashville, Tenn. Meeks is a professor at Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Does U.S. theological education have a future?

Scholars see a coming shortage of teachers for the church’s teachers. They met to discuss the problem and what to do about it. Read More

Christy Oxendine, Native American seminary scholar, is a student at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Photo courtesy Emory University.

Native American Seminary Scholar hopes to mentor others

"It's important to me to encourage more Native Americans to enter [ordained] ministry,” says scholarship recipient Christy Oxendine. Read More

‘Grateful to God’ for Kenya mall experience

United Methodist employee in Nairobi when assault occurred delays return to U.S. to help Kenyans as tragedy unfolded. Read More

Saint Paul relocation brings cheers, tears

Historic United Methodist seminary moves from historic working class neighborhood to grounds of Church of the Resurrection. Read More

Higher Education & Ministry

Prepares Christian leaders for ordained ministry and provides general oversight for campus ministries and institutions of higher education. Read More

Q&A: General Board of Higher Education & Ministry

Our mission is preparing a new generation of Christian leaders for the church and the world. Read More

The Church in China: One pastor’s journey

At 69, he looks back on a Christian lifetime nurtured by his father and grandfather, who embraced the faith in the mid-19th century. Read More

The Church in China: A growth in size, faith

As the number of Christians in China climbs, Chinese faith leaders work to maintain relationships with faith groups internationally. Read More

Women making history: Jalisa Ross

"Women's History Month reminds us of the women who are not yet here. Will we leave them a mess or ... a future worth fighting for?" Read More

Women making history: Meeli Tankler

"My childhood and youth memories," recalls seminary president, "are predominantly about hiding our faith and using different 'covers' to gather ... with other Christians." Read More

United Methodists of note who died in 2012

Bishops, agency leaders, evangelists and political leaders among those United Methodists who filled their lives with contributions. Read More

Bishop Stokes, scholar and reconciler, dies

Stokes, 100, was a longtime professor at Candler and helped bring together previously segregated church in Mississippi. Read More

Cokesbury closures challenge seminaries

Theological schools have multiple options for supplying students. But some worry the loss of brick-and-mortar stores will do lasting damage. Read More

Foundation takes sting out of seminary cost

After witnessing so many students struggle with debt, one retired pastor vowed to help ease their burden. Read More

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