Let’s Talk About Sex


One of the hardest things for people of faith in community to talk about is sex and sexuality. The stigma and taboo of sexualized discourse in the North American church has its roots in the Puritanism of our nation’s theological roots. This tension around sex and sexuality is inextricably linked to our desire to avoid conversations about and simultaneous obsession with genital contact. The pulpit has become the last place in many religious contexts where we expect to hear anything about our sexuality, and the preacher/theologian the last person we hear from on the topic. This is much to the [...]

Let’s Talk About Sex2019-11-13T14:31:41-08:00

Who We Are


In the United States of America we are one year away from a Presidential election that begs the question, who are we and who do we want to be as people in the world?  More directly the church is being asked, what does it mean to be followers of the teachings of Jesus? What is the relevance of the church and how does the church speak to society?  This election cycle finds our nation engaged in a national dialogue that lacks civility, dignity, or morality. All of the existential questions of the human condition are being asked, and the Church [...]

Who We Are2019-11-13T14:32:08-08:00

2019 Cohort of the Doctor of Ministry Program


Gratia vobis et pax, The Jesuit mission and charism is being fully realized in the Invenio Cohort of the Doctor of Ministry Program. Invenio means to discover and this cohort show an energy and breadth of experience from which we know they will discover new ways to impact the world. This group of brilliant scholars representing multiple minoritized populations is taking seriously the scholarly and practical work of engaging society in gospel values. Representing the African American community, Women in ministry, the LGBTQQIA+, Differently Able, and more; this cohort is the first fully minoritized DMin cohort. Under the tutelage of [...]

2019 Cohort of the Doctor of Ministry Program2019-07-31T12:45:17-07:00
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