Grace and Peace be with you.  Our country, churches and our even lives are engaged in emotionally charged, high stakes conversations.  Holding firm to our convictions while listening with courtesy and respect can be a challenge. Using various online resource and our own life experiences each...

Are you called to Certified Lay Ministry? Do you feel a call on your life to serve outside of the walls of the church in cooperation with ordained clergy? Are you called to lead discipleship programs, accountability groups, or even to help serve small membership...

On October 19, 2015, the British Government issued a report that recommended mosques be closed by the state to avoid them becoming dissemination points of radicalizing messages. This was done in the name of keeping Britain’s “multi-racial, multi-faith democracy” safe. In a day when major...

Dare we think about “common worship” in a social context that more readily identifies polarization rather than commonality? For many in our churches, the answer is a straightforward “No.” Our age of specialization, niche marketing, and individual interest prevents any other answer. There is little...

Spectacular demographic growth during the twentieth century has catapulted Christianity into a truly global religious movement—present on every continent and lived, spoken, sung, and thought in a dizzying array of languages, contexts, and cultural forms. Not surprisingly, longstanding themes central to Christian identity—gospel and culture,...

Do you find writing a 3-5 minute children’s sermon more intimidating than a 20 minute adult sermon?  You’re not alone. Preparing and delivering a children’s sermon can be daunting, and countless people admit to being terrified at the thought of being asked to do so. Fear...

Centenary University’s Leadership Certificate is designed for professionals in any industry who are interested in enhancing their leadership tools and skills. It is also a perfect introduction for individuals who are interested in attaining their MBA. Courses are eight weeks long and offered online for...

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