By Julie Richardson, M. Div., Advancement Associate It is no exaggeration to say that both my undergraduate and graduate educations remain two of the most important gifts I’ve received in my life. I was incredibly fortunate to walk away from both college and seminary without any significant student debt. I was grateful then; to be sure, I am now even more so. It took a few years of full-time professional work, a broader and deeper understanding of higher education and Church, and becoming... Read More

Surviving (Thriving) Advent, Part 2

by Dustin Hite, M. Div., 2010, Christian Theological Seminary, and Promise Road Campus Pastor, Geist Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Indianapolis, IN  Dustin In our family, the Advent/Christmas season doesn’t officially begin until two things have happened:  (1) we decorate the Christmas tree—my children delicately placing the ornaments on various branches, and (2) the annual reading of Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree (a tradition that dates back to my early childhood days,... Read More

Vol. XLV Fall and Winter 2013

LTS Quarterly Copyright Page Table of Contents and Editors Note We Are All Connected: Toward A Biblical Theology of Creation Richard D. Weis p.57-68 Critical Spatiality: Mhay's Room and the Kingdom of God Emily Askew p. 69-78 "A Little Wine": 1 Timothy 5:23 and Greco-Roman Youth Christopher R. Hutson p. 79-98 Review Essay: Comparing Restoration/Stone Campbell New Testament Introductions Jerry Sumney p. 99-108 Book Reviews p.... Read More

Surviving (Thriving) Advent, Part 1

By Rev. Dr. Mandye C. Yates Minister, First Christian Church (DOC), New Castle, IN Mandye How do I find room for the holy with myself and my family during the chaos of leading a congregation through Advent? That’s a fantastic question! It is a conscious effort to find room for the holy most any time while doing full time ministry, but it’s especially difficult during the Advent season. Even though several committees and teams take a break from meetings during the month of... Read More