Many will praise his understanding;it will never be blotted out.His memory will not disappear,and his name will live through all generations.Nations will speak of his wisdom,and the congregation will proclaim his praise.[Sirach 39:9-10] This Sunday, September 12, many Episcopal parishes will celebrate the life and legacy of Alexander Crummell, the first African-American priest to beContinue reading “FAITH OVERCOMES ADVERSITY – ALEXANDER CRUMMELL”
I therefore…beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.[Ephesians 4:1-3] I recently visited the congregation I served before myContinue reading “A REFLECTION ON MINISTRY”
All the changes taking place in the church and in the world have had a transfigurational effect on our ELCA seminaries. They are being challenged to become creative in the ways of doing theological education in order to prepare leaders for the ministry to which Christ calls us.