- CONVOCATION 2018 – (Learn more)
“Growing by Half: Part-time Pastor, Full-time Church.” April 20-22. Co-sponsored by: The BTS Center & the Maine Conference UCC (in Portland, ME). The future is arguably brightest for those that can re-imagine part-time pastorates as signs of emergent opportunities, not emblems of failure and imminent death. — G. Jeffery MacDonald
- Kaleidoscope podcast available: One of the creative 2017-18 Innovation Incubator projects supported by The BTS Center is now online. The first two episodes of this “podcast about identity, faith and social engagement in dangerous times,” feature: M Barclay – the first non-binary trans person commissioned as deacon in the United Methodist Church; and Eboo Patel – co-founder of Interfaith Youth Core, which aims to make cooperation among religions a social norm. Click here to listen to Kaleidoscope episodes, and/or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Now online!
- The Spiritual Care Podcast is now online: David Freudberg, Executive Producer of Humankind has announced that The Spiritual Care Podcast is now available free online: “We’re excited to let you know about our new podcast! You’ll hear stories of spiritual caregivers (chaplains, medical professionals, social workers and others) who strive to be a peaceful, healing presence on the front lines of many social and personal concerns.” The BTS Center is pleased to be in association with Human Media and David Freudberg, and supportive of this new podcast. Learn more about Humankind resources
IN THE NEWS
- March 21, 2017: “Faith and Leadership” features a piece about G. Jeffrey MacDonald’s Innovation Incubator project.
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