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It’s Not That Complicated

July 6, 2016

But his servants approached and said to him, “Father, if the prophet had commanded you to do something difficult, would you not have done it? How much more, when all he said to you was, ‘Wash, and be clean?’” So he went down and immersed himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the word of […]










Tradition and Innovation

June 29, 2016

Shortly after arriving at TCF, Michael Gulker suggested that I consider attending the Foundations of Christian Leadership program hosted by Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. This program focuses on the idea of traditioned innovation, which, as the name suggests, has to do with innovating within existing institutions. When I first heard the term “traditioned innovation,” […]










TCF Receives Templeton Foundation Grant for Faith and Science Teaching Project

June 22, 2016

We’re thrilled to announce that The Colossian Forum, along with our partners at Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning, received a grant from the John Templeton Foundation to support the next phase of the FAST (Faith and Science Teaching) Project. FAST is a resource to equip high school teachers to engage big questions around faith and science […]










Spring 2016 newsletter: How Are Divisive Issues a Spiritual Practice?

June 15, 2016

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Becoming First Responders of Hope and Faith

June 8, 2016

I was still unknown by sight to the churches of Judea that are in Christ; they only heard it said, “The one who formerly was persecuting us is now proclaiming the faith he once tried to destroy.” And they glorified God because of me. – Galatians 1:22-24 Dear Friends, The name of Saul struck fear […]










Millennials Pursue Unity: Expanding Our Horizons

June 1, 2016

Rebecca Kates, former intern at The Colossian Forum, wrote a series of blog posts for us about millennials and how they see and pursue unity. Here’s part one, part two, part three, part four, part five and part six of the series. She recently graduated with a masters degree in Theological Studies at Calvin Theological Seminary, and we’re thrilled to […]










Millennials Pursue Unity: The Full Range of Possibility

May 25, 2016

Rebecca Kates, former intern at The Colossian Forum, wrote a series of blog posts for us about millennials and how they see and pursue unity. Here’s part one, part two, part three, part four, and part five of the series. She recently graduated with a masters degree in Theological Studies at Calvin Theological Seminary, and we’re thrilled to share her […]










Millennials Pursue Unity: The Commitment Problem

May 18, 2016

Rebecca Kates, former intern at The Colossian Forum, wrote a series of blog posts for us about millennials and how they see and pursue unity. Here’s part one, part two, part three, and part four of the series. She recently graduated with a masters degree in Theological Studies at Calvin Theological Seminary, and we’re thrilled to share her insights […]