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Welcome!

August 22, 2014

I am pleased to welcome Andy Saur to the staff of TCF. He brings a strong professional background and deep personal interest to his role of Executive Assistant. Andy holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Wheaton College, and a diploma in Entertainment Business Management from Vancouver Film School. In the short time he’s been with us, [...]

Resources to Explore: Christian Faithfulness & Human Sexuality

August 16, 2014

The Colossian Forum has spent the last week with a variety of scholars, pastors, teachers, and leaders, engaging hard questions about human sexuality. For many, engagement with these issues is fraught with difficulty, confusion, frustration, and disagreement. As Christians continue to engage with these issues, however, it will be very important to understand and converse [...]

A sad farewell

July 31, 2014

It is with sadness that I announce the upcoming departure of Brian Cole, Director of Operations. When Brian joined The Colossian Forum in July of 2012, TCF was a simple two-person organization ready to grow in complexity, scope and professionalism. Due to his professionalism, hard work and personal integrity, Brian helped TCF mature from a [...]

Asking Hard Questions

July 21, 2014

As I’m sure you know, TCF was founded out of a desire to help Christians respond faithfully to conflict. We’ve invested quite a lot of time and resources with friends who have devoted their lives to working on controversial issues, particularly in the arena of faith and science. And we’re deeply grateful for the trust [...]

Writers: don’t miss this!

May 30, 2014

TCF is pleased to share the following remarkable opportunity with our partners and friends. Consider a writing retreat in our neighborhood! Issachar Fund Writing Retreat Grand Rapids, Michigan Open application beginning August 1, 2014 The Issachar Fund will be accepting applications from August 1-September 19 for individuals seeking to write. Any individual–a pastor, scholar, author, [...]

Now hiring: Associate Director of Forums and Scholarship

May 27, 2014

We invite all qualified applicants to consider this opening with The Colossian Forum: Reporting to the Director of Forums and Scholarship, the Associate Director of Forums and Scholarship will be responsible for both extending TCF’s methods for engaging divisive topics and bringing these methods to fruition within the church. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in [...]

Life Together

May 22, 2014

Here at the TCF office, we’ve just finished reading our way through Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together. It’s a challenging read, calling us to very concrete practices that honor the community that God has given us. Bonhoeffer doesn’t give any easy answers, but assures us that God’s grace is with us as we work to live well together. [...]

The Colossian Forum is hiring

May 15, 2014

TCF is growing again! We’re deeply grateful for an enthusiastic response to our mission, and we’re working to respond to many remarkable opportunities to expand the number and reach of our programs. We’ve realized, however, that we can’t do this without a larger team, so we’ve just opened applications for two new positions: The Manager [...]