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Clergy Health and Well-being: Perceived Barriers, Part 3

The Ministry Life Choices Initiative (MLCI) will assist those in years 1-5 of ministry with developing habits and practices for sustainable ministry. The relationship will span the first few years of theological education and the introductory years as a congregational minister. The MLCI is a ministry of the Pension Fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in partnership with Lexington Theological Seminary. The MLCI blog series, launched January 15, 2014, is designed to promote... Read More

Financial Impact on Ministry Team Grows

Lexington, Ky., Jan. 24, 2014 – Lexington Theological Seminary’s work to improve the economic well being of future pastors will include team member Deena Ainslie. Ainslie, who previously worked as an assistant to President Charisse L. Gillett, will serve as project assistant, beginning in February. The program is funded by a $250,000 grant as part of Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Theological School Initiative to Address Economic Issues Facing Future Ministers. Ainslie is... Read More

LTS Tour of Turkey and Greece: Ephesus

Our group is well into their tour of "Churches of the Revelation and the Footsteps of Paul” in Turkey and Greece. The latest post describes their journey to Ephesus. Read more... Read More

LTS Alumnus joins Seminary’s Lilly-Funded Financial Impact Project

Lexington, Ky., Jan. 22, 2014 – The Rev. Kris Bentley joins Lexington Theological Seminary this week as project director for LTS’ part in the Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Theological School Initiative to Address Economic Issues Facing Future Ministers. The Lilly Endowment awarded LTS $250,000 as part of an initiative to encourage theological schools to examine and strengthen their financial and educational practices to improve the economic well-being of future pastors. Personal financial... Read More

Seminary launches blog series on clergy health and well-being

Lexington, Ky., Jan. 21, 2014 – Clergy health and well-being are the focus of a new blog series launching this week via Lexington Theological Seminary’s Ministry Life Choices Initiative (MLCI). LTS Advancement Associate Julie Richardson Brown is editing the series, with contributions from pastors and church leaders from a variety of denominations and seminaries. Each segment of the series will focus on a particular area of concern for clergy, including physical, emotional, spiritual... Read More

Clergy Health and Well-being: Perceived Barriers, Part 2

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Clergy Health and Well-being: Perceived Barriers, Part 1

The Ministry Life Choices Initiative (MLCI) will assist those in years 1-5 of ministry with developing habits and practices for sustainable ministry. The relationship will span the first few years of theological education and the introductory years as a congregational minister. The MLCI is a ministry of the Pension Fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in partnership with Lexington Theological Seminary. The MLCI blog series, launched January 15, 2014, is designed to promote... Read More