The best sushi I ever tasted was handed to me fresh from the Sea of Galilee. I was the last customer at the restaurant when a fisherman brought it in. A Palestinian Christian waiter, the Jewish fisherman who caught the fish, and his Palestinian Muslim friend invited me—an Irish, Italian-American Catholic—to share this meal at… Read More
May 5-6, 2017: The BTS Center is hosting "Bricks and Mortals," a workshop about innovative building use that will be facilitated by the Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper. The event will take place at Andover Newton Theological School. For more information and/or to register, CLICK HERE.
IN THE NEWS
March 21, 2017: In his latest piece for Faith and Leadership, "A Move to Part-Time Clergy Sparks Innovation in Congregations," minister-journalist G. Jeffrey MacDonald shares his research into church vitality, which is funded by an Innovation Incubator grant from The BTS Center.
March 17, 2017: Sometimes, the switch to a part-time pastorate "turns out to be a blessing." Just ask the folks at St. Columba Church, outside of Seattle. They spoke about their experiences with G. Jeffrey MacDonald, recipient of an Innovation Incubator Award from The BTS Center and the author of "Full Hearted Ministry," which was published in The Living Church.