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Nov  2016 15
Seminary President Gary Peluso-Verdend writes in his blog this week, "Nostalgia evokes a sweet pain of visiting those places in our past that were enjoyable, and past. But seeking to make the past our home is unproductive and, in some cases, dangerous."
Aug  2016 23
Teachers are seeing new faces as they welcome their classes at the start of the school year. Phillips Seminary President Gary Peluso-Verdend recalls three of his teachers whose lessons continue in his life and work.
Aug  2016 09
Clergy have been lamenting the lack of fitness for ministry of the next generation of clergy for hundreds of years. Phillips Seminary President Gary Peluso-Verdend writes this week about why that is not the case and why seminary education is better today than in the past.
May  2016 24
There have always been congregations that can pay well, but there has never been a congregational system full of substantial “livings.” There have always been relatively wealthy and relatively poor churches.
May  2016 03
Phillips Seminary President Gary Peluso-Verdend writes that clergy health and well-being has declined along with the mainline Protestant church. He calls for less blaming and a more Zen approach to the problem.
Apr  2016 19
With today’s average age in mainline churches at about 60, with many of the largest financial contributors to those congregations in their upper 60s, their 70s, and their 80s, and with such different church-going patterns among the thinner younger generations, there is no doubt that the “death tsunami” will powerfully disrupt an entire way of doing church.
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