Research Offers Insight into Patterns of Leadership Development for Bi-Vocational Ministers

The ministers of Second Christian and their spouses (left to right): Antonio and Christen Sherrill and Sue and Dennis Gray. Research at Lexington Theological Seminary has identified several common themes through interviews with bi-vocational ministers. One of these themes involves the way bi-vocational pastoral leadership develops within congregations. For many bi-vocational ministers, their employment as a minister begins as a response to a specific congregation’s need. They often... Read More

Seminary awards Presidential, Dean’s Scholarships

Lexington Theological Seminary has awarded scholarships – one well-established, one new – to two students. Clayton Summers has been awarded the 2018-19 Presidential Scholarship. The LTS Scholarship Committee traditionally awards this full-tuition scholarship to a Master of Divinity student who shows promise both academically and in capacity for ministry. Tamara (Tami) Buchanan was awarded the newly established Dean’s Scholarship, a four-year, 75-percent tuition endowed... Read More

March 23 Webinar: Empowering the Laity to Care for Pastors

Date: March 23, 2019Where: OnlineTime: 1:30–3:30 p.m. EDTPresenter: Rev. Greg AlexanderNote: Webinar URL will be emailed out the day before the webinar Pastors and their families are human, too. They have the same realities to deal with in their lives as the members of their congregation. This webinar will explore healthy and unique ways laity can help meet the needs of their pastors. The Rev. Greg Alexander is the General Minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in... Read More