Alumnus named executive director of national victims’ organization

LTS M.Div. alumnus Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan Jr. is now executive director of Murder Victims' Families for Reconciliation. He will direct a nonprofit advocacy organization with more than 10,000 members and supporters nationwide, committed to lifting the voices of family members of murder victims, and of state execution, in the national movement for death penalty abolition. Rev. Sullivan, who prefers to simply be called “Jack,” is Immediate Past Regional Minister and President of the... Read More

Celebrating a Culture of Call: First Christian Church, Medina, Ohio

October has long been celebrated as the Ministry Appreciation Month (with this week especially noted as "Week of the Ministry"), and many congregations take advantage of the month’s special designation by lifting up their pastors in various ways. Some hold “pastor appreciation” events; some honor their pastor with a special moment during a Sunday church service; some lift up the various ministries of their congregation in a significant way; some collect designated offerings for a seminary... Read More

MLCI Series: Reflections on Pastoral Identity

Over the next several weeks, we’ll be hearing from various guest writers as they reflect on their own sense of pastoral/vocational identity. We’ve asked these writers to share their thoughts believing that an essential piece of overall health and well-being for clergy is a sense of self that extends “beyond the pulpit”, but that also embraces the realities of their calling to ministry. We’re grateful for the thoughts of these fine pastors and welcome your engagement with them in... Read More

Bulletin Fall 2015

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MLCI Series: Pastoral Identity

Over the next several weeks, we’ll be hearing from various guest writers as they reflect on their own sense of pastoral/vocational identity. We’ve asked these writers to share their thoughts believing that an essential piece of overall health and well-being for clergy is a sense of self that extends “beyond the pulpit”, but that also embraces the realities of their calling to ministry. We’re grateful for the thoughts of these fine pastors and welcome your engagement with them in... Read More

MLCI Blog: Reflecting on Pastoral Identity

Over the next several weeks, we'll be hearing from various guest writers as they reflect on their own sense of pastoral/vocational identity. We've asked these writers to share their thoughts believing that an essential piece of overall health and well-being for clergy is a sense of self that extends "beyond the pulpit", but that also embraces the realities of their calling to ministry. We're grateful for the thoughts of these fine pastors and welcome your engagement with them in... Read More

Compound philanthropy

As I write this, September is upon us, and that means we’ve been in a new Ministerial Education Fund year for just about a month. I’m still in awe of how you all rose to the occasion for the 2015 MEF fund year, helping us reach 97 percent of our goal with gifts totaling well over $439,000. Thank you, every one, for the role you played, no matter how big or small, in reaching that gift total. We are so very grateful. I want to take this opportunity to be sure you know about our automatic... Read More

Lexington Theological Seminary alumna joins recruitment team

Lexington, Ky., Aug. 20, 2015 – Lexington Theological Seminary welcomes the Rev. Kimberley Proctor-White to the recruitment team as Admissions Associate. Proctor-White, a 2011 Master of Divinity graduate of the Seminary, is a native of Bowling Green, Ky. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Lindsey Wilson College and is currently working on a Master of Arts degree in mental health counseling at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Proctor-White joins the... Read More

LTS community shows support for ministry students

Because of the generosity of the LTS family, gifts to the Ministerial Education Fund exceeded last year's giving, putting us close to our target of $452,000, with $439,791 given. That's 97 percent of the goal. While we hoped to fully fund the MEF goal for this academic year, every gift matters and supports men and women in their call to ministry. Thank you to all who offered gifts of treasure and support through prayer and encouragement of our students and congregations, who are dedicated to... Read More

Ministerial Education Fund campaign nears goal

Supporters of Lexington Theological Seminary have rallied to push the Ministerial Education Fund campaign within reach of the $452,000 goal. The campaign ends July 31. Support ministry education and help us reach our goal by giving securely online today... Read More