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July 9

Overshadowed by the Spirit of God

The Distillery Season Five

July 2

Relevance to Resonance

The Distillery Season Five

June 25

The African American Interpreter and Paul

The Distillery Season Five

June 18

Truth Seeker

The Distillery Season Five

June 4

Agents of Redemptive Interruption

The Distillery Season Five

May 28

Finding Joy in Sorrow

The Distillery Season Five

May 21

Wounds of the Soul

The Distillery Season Five

May 14

On the Move with God

The Distillery Season Five

May 7

Fostering Hope

The Distillery Season Five

May 4

Welcome to Season 5

The Distillery Season Five

February 25

Servant Leadership

Sushama Austin-Connor engages in public theology at Princeton Seminary, connecting pastors to cutting-edge developments in the academy.

February 19

Disrupting Ministry: Bonus Episode: Staff Meeting

Listen to a bonus episode of Disrupting Ministry, a podcast from the Institute for Youth Ministry

February 10

Disrupting Ministry: Still Abiding

Listen to episode six of Disrupting Ministry, a podcast from the Institute for Youth Ministry

February 3

Disrupting Ministry: Viva la Iglesia!

Listen to episode five of Disrupting Ministry, a podcast from the Institute for Youth Ministry

January 29

Disrupting Ministry: The Church at the Hospital

Listen to episode four of Disrupting Ministry, a podcast from the Institute for Youth Ministry

January 20

Disrupting Ministry: Central Avenue, Middletown

Listen to episode three of Disrupting Ministry, a podcast from the Institute for Youth Ministry

January 13

Disrupting Ministry: Coppin is Poppin'

Listen to episode two of Disrupting Ministry, a podcast from the Institute for Youth Ministry

January 6

Disrupting Ministry: Everything Is Youth Ministry

Listen to episode one of Disrupting Ministry, a podcast from the Institute for Youth Ministry

October 23, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: The Gospel Inside

Listen to episode seven of Being Church in the Time of COVID, a podcast from the Office of Continuing Education

October 15, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Bonus Interview With Chaplain Lindsey Krinks

Listen to the full-length interview with chaplain Lindsey Krinks from Being Church in the Time of COVID's Trauma and Friendship episode

October 7, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Rites of Passage

Listen to episode six of Being Church in the Time of COVID, a podcast from the Office of Continuing Education

September 22, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Bonus Interview With Dr. Bo Karen Lee

Listen to the full-length interview with Dr. Bo Karen Lee from Being Church in the Time of COVID's Self-Care and Sabbath episode

September 20, 2020

Miscarriage and the Surprising Solidarity of the Church

By means of community and Christ’s cross, the church can be a place of healing and hope for those who have experienced miscarriage.

September 15, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Bonus Interview With Dr. John Swinton

Listen to the full-length interview with Dr. John Swinton from Being Church in the Time of COVID's Trauma and Friendship episode

September 8, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Bonus Interview With Dr. Sonia Waters

Listen to the full-length interview with Dr. Sonia Waters from Being Church in the Time of COVID's Grief episode

September 2, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Self-Care and Sabbath

Listen to episode five of Being Church in the Time of COVID, a podcast from the Office of Continuing Education

August 25, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Trauma and Friendship

Listen to episode four of Being Church in the Time of COVID, a podcast from the Office of Continuing Education

August 18, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Bonus Interview With Pastor Jon Robinson

Listen to the full-length interview with Pastor Robinson from Being Church in the Time of COVID's Protest and Pastoral Identity episode

August 11, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Grief

Listen to episode three of Being Church in the Time of COVID, a podcast from the Office of Continuing Education

August 4, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Protest and Pastoral Identity

Listen to episode two of Being Church in the Time of COVID, a podcast from the Office of Continuing Education

July 28, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Virtual Worship

Listen to episode one of Being Church in the Time of COVID, a podcast from the Office of Continuing Education

July 28, 2020

Being Church in the Time of COVID

Listen to a new podcast from the Office of Continuing Education

July 24, 2020

Joy Riders

The Distillery Season Four

July 17, 2020

Expressions of Faith

The Distillery Season 4

July 10, 2020

Against All Odds

The Distillery Season 4

July 3, 2020

Turning the Table

The Distillery Season 4

June 26, 2020

Power Play

The Distillery Season 4

June 19, 2020

Living Out Loud

The Distillery Season 4

June 12, 2020

Surplus Grace

The Distillery Season 4

May 29, 2020

Redemption and Radiohead

Redemption and Radiohead Season 4

May 22, 2020

Reimagining Racial Reconciliation

The Distillery Season 4

April 9, 2020

RECORDING: Conversations with Faculty on the COVID-19 Crisis

On April 2, Princeton Theological Seminary's Office of Continuing Education hosted a digital panel conversation with Seminary faculty on the COVID-19 crisis.

April 1, 2020

RECORDING: Conversations with Leaders on the COVID-19 Crisis

Princeton Theological Seminary's Office of Continuing Education hosted a digital panel conversation with Christian leaders on the COVID-19 crisis.

March 4, 2020

Good Grief

Emily Anderson offers guidance on comforting those who are grieving and explores the themes of grief and hope in the story of Lazarus' death and resurrection.

February 26, 2020

Wedding Day

In a sermon on John 2:1-12, Emily Anderson reveals that true love in human relationships is a practice and an action that ultimately begins with God.

November 29, 2019

Theological Reflection in Prison

The Distillery Season 3

November 22, 2019

Welcoming the Stranger

The Distillery Season 3

November 15, 2019

A Call to Life

The Distillery Season 3

November 14, 2019

An Art Ministry Awakened

Carmelle Beaugelin's call to provide opportunity for artistic expression in Christian spiritual practice and worship

November 7, 2019

Race and Gratitude

The Distillery Season 3

November 6, 2019

Certificate Program Grad Leads Youth Ministry Initiative

Tualatin Presbyterian youth create "Dreamer-sicles"

November 1, 2019

Sabbath Rest

The Distillery Season 3

October 15, 2019

Improving Preaching Through Peer Learning

Preachers learn from one another in a new continuing education course

October 8, 2019

Preaching Through the Lens

Emily Anderson draws connections between preaching and photography that illuminate what preaching is and offer a guide to become better communicators.

October 1, 2019

A Vision for Male Friendship

While prevailing cultural norms prohibit men from showing emotion, Martin Saunders offers a vision for male friendship grounded in Paul’s vision of God’s love.

September 24, 2019

Being Woke

Karen Hernandez-Granzen’s intercultural urban ministry

September 17, 2019

Is it Cheap, or Just Cheap to Me?

Christy Lang Hearlson writes on how God and justice inform Christians' participation in an economic system that exploits human and environmental resources.

September 3, 2019

Seeing Every Body

Kermit Moss writes about the necessary and vulnerable work of seeing young people as whole persons and respecting the fulness of God's image in them.

August 30, 2019

Making Faithful Decisions at the End of Life

The Distillery Season 3

August 23, 2019

Learning from Gardner C. Taylor

The Distillery Season 3

August 22, 2019

Lectures on Campus

Listen to a sampling of lectures from campus events during the 2018-2019 academic year

August 16, 2019

Addiction and Pastoral Care

The Distillery Season 3

August 16, 2019

Recap: Log College Project Design Lab

View photos and listen to sermons from the Institute for Youth Ministry's Design Lab

August 9, 2019

The Pastor in a Secular Age

The Distillery Season 3

August 2, 2019

The Confirmation Project

The Distillery Season 3

August 1, 2019

Recap: 2019 Black Theology & Leadership Institute

View photos and listen to audio recordings from the conference.

July 26, 2019

Cosmic Conflict

The Distillery Season 3

July 19, 2019

Apocalyptic Literature

The Distillery Season 3

July 15, 2019

Welcome to Season 3

The Distillery Season 3

July 11, 2019

The Genesis of the Black Church Food Security Network

Rev. Heber Brown tells the story of how churches in Baltimore established a network of food security in the chaotic days following the murder of Freddie Gray.

June 19, 2019

Nurturing and Strengthening the Craft of Preaching

Seeking excellence in preaching at two Seminary events

June 18, 2019

The Holy Ground of Home

In walking through a typical week, Lucie Shuker explores the themes of place, holiness, and home, and reminds you that God is present with you wherever you are.

June 10, 2019

Recap: Biblical Formation for Witness Conference

April 2019 conference brought together scholars and pastors to consider how biblical texts form congregations for witness.

June 1, 2019

Hope Flows from the Inside Out

Veronice Miles discusses the impact of Spirituals and her realization that even Sorrow Songs resonate hope, and that hope is God's presence within us.

April 29, 2019

Recap: The Princeton Forum on Youth Ministry 2019

Highlights from the annual event for Christian leaders who minister with young people, including photos, videos, and audio recordings.

April 23, 2019

Thomas: Apostle for a Secular Age

Ross Wagner | The Thread - Article

April 18, 2019

Navigating Transition

Just like driving directions, Timothy Sloan teaches that prioritizing scriptural directions is integral for congregational leadership and church transitions.

April 18, 2019

Trust the Story

David Lose | The Thread - Sermon

April 17, 2019

Recap: Women in Church and Ministry Lecture

Princeton Theological Seminary hosted Dr. Traci West to lecture on “Solidarity and Defiant Spirituality: Africana Lessons on Ending Gender Violence”.

April 12, 2019

The Most Important Piece

Thomas Daniel | The Thread - Article

April 6, 2019

There's More to Me Than What You See

Leslie Callahan | The Thread - Sermon

April 2, 2019

Don't Forget to Oil Your Chain

Mark Elsdon emphasizes that attending to the business side of ministry and embracing the nitty-gritty details is essential for mission work to be fruitful.

April 1, 2019

Recap: Asian American Theology Conference 2019

The 2019 Asian American Theology Conference at Princeton Theological Seminary explores the intersection of immigration, providence, and political action.

March 26, 2019

Let Go of the Brakes

Being too cautious can ensure failure; Mark Elsdon encourages ministry leaders to trust God and take necessary risks in order to get projects off the ground.

March 19, 2019

Look Ahead to Where You Want to Go

Mark Elsdon teaches ministry leaders that they must focus on their destination and not let obstacles distract them from the direction in which they are heading.

March 12, 2019

Just Like Riding a Bike

Mark Elsdon introduces a four-part series on how he rebuilt a dormant ministry. First, he emphasizes that you can only learn by moving forward.

March 5, 2019

Authenticity in Ashes

In a culture that craves authenticity, the Church has the most authentic story to re-tell—the Lenten season offers us an opportunity to embrace what matters.

March 5, 2019

Hope in Congregations

Aqueelah Ligonde | The Thread - Interview

February 19, 2019

Sabbath: It's Not About You

Practicing the Sabbath may seem impractical in today's fast-paced world, but it provides an opportunity to rest from your work and recenter your life on God.

February 5, 2019

Where Do I Belong?

In a reflection on belonging, Eric Barreto notes that cultural and ethnic differences should be celebrated as gifts that display God's creativity and grace.

January 29, 2019

Inactivity as Spiritual Practice

Spiritual practices are not about our own abilities; the spiritual practice of inactivity allows God's action to be primary and provides rest for our souls.

January 15, 2019

Finding Affinity: Bridging Divides in Youth Ministry

Tamara Henry reflects on the music of Lauryn Hill and the ability of music to bridge the gap between different generations or racial/ethnic constituencies.

January 10, 2019

Visually Speaking

Mark Barger Elliott | The Thread - Article

January 3, 2019

Self Care and the Liberal Arts

In a time of political contention, pastors can practice self-care by engaging with culture and the arts, which can orient them towards love and courage.

January 2, 2019

The Pleasure of Epiphany

In a reflection on meaning, pleasure, and Epiphany, Thomas Rusert invites you to consider how the world is a gift that expresses God's relationship with us.

December 27, 2018

Psalms: The Gymnasium for the Soul

The Psalter displays a full spectrum of human emotions, and the Psalms offer us an opportunity to strengthen our prayer life, our heart, and our spiritual core.

December 17, 2018

Revenge of the Alt-Nerds

In an article that explores what it means to be a nerd, Christopher De La Cruz, MDiv '13, encourages readers to be “nerds refined by Jesus Christ” and to “question our internalized misogyny, our temptation toward hate and self-victimhood, and our blinders to racism and hate.”

November 29, 2018

Is Food Waste a Religious Issue?

Nate Stucky, director of The Farminary Project, is featured in a new article exploring the subject of food waste as a religious issue.

November 28, 2018

Karl Barth on What Makes Us Human

Cambria Kaltwasser, ’17 PhD, ’10 MDiv, explores nuances of Karl Barth’s doctrine of humanity.

November 2, 2018

Let Them Question

Brian Russo encourages us to let our youth be curious about their faith in order for them to engage in a more authentic and meaningful relationship with Christ.

June 1, 2018

Harmful Inclusion

Noah Buchholz discusses how churches can support the deaf community by supporting existing churches and ministries instead of forcing inclusion in their own.

May 22, 2018

Mary, Mother of God

The Distillery Season 2

May 15, 2018

The Death of Race

The Distillery Season 2

May 9, 2018

The Blessing of Everday Tasks

Your everyday tasks - cooking, cleaning, laundry - are gifts from God that offer you the opportunity to let your mind wander, roam, and explore.

May 8, 2018

Exploring the Bible

The Distillery Season 2

May 1, 2018

"The Jury Box"

Robert Benson shares a writing technique in which you imagine that you are writing for a 'jury' - twelve specific people who want to hear your story.

May 1, 2018

Mission History in the Arab Renaissance

The Distillery Season 2

April 27, 2018

2018 Princeton Forum on Youth Ministry

Bridging theological and practical exploration of ministry with young people

April 24, 2018

Becoming Friends of Time

The Distillery Season 2

April 20, 2018

As We Are One

Although dialogue between different faith groups can be difficult, Ashley Rossi discusses how interfaith work and unity come naturally to young people.

April 16, 2018

(Re)Planting Missional Churches Conference: The Theological Dimensions of Why

April 12 - 14, 2018

April 11, 2018

The Written Words

Nancy Bryan considers how there are many forms of written word beyond the Bible that have contributed to the formation of communities and individual lives.

April 10, 2018

(Dis)abling Mission, Enabling Witness

The Distillery Season 2

April 10, 2018

The Holy No

The Distillery Season 2

April 5, 2018

Cutting Clutter

Al Hsu teaches how to declutter your writing by getting rid of unnecessary words and how decluttering can be a spiritual practice.

April 3, 2018

Redefining Perfect

The Distillery Season 2

March 30, 2018

A Light to the City

Christopher De La Cruz tells how a congregation turned a parking lot into the Tree of Life Center—a place that creates opportunities for the community.

March 27, 2018

Gift and Social Enterprise

The Distillery Season 2

March 23, 2018

Hate, Heresy, and False Conslusions

Jonathan Merritt | The Thread - Interview

March 22, 2018

Transitioning Well

Jen DeJong offers guidance for youth directors and other church leaders who want to learn how to transition well both into and out of their positions.

March 20, 2018

House United

The Distillery Season 2

March 13, 2018

Science and Cognitive Dissonance

The Distillery Season 2

March 6, 2018

History and Theological Friendship

The Distillery Season 2

February 27, 2018

Dementia

The Distillery Season 2

February 22, 2018

They Are Loved

Sophfronia Scott | The Thread - Interview

February 20, 2018

Religious Resistance

The Distillery Season 2

February 13, 2018

The Smallest Thing

Katherine Douglass testifies to how having a childlike faith can help you notice injustices and start enacting change for oppressed or hurting people.

February 8, 2018

What (Not) to Preach: Mental Health and the Church

Melinda Contreras-Byrd offers guidance to pastors on how to talk about mental illness from the pulpit in a way that is effective and sensitive.

February 1, 2018

Black-ish Church

Kermit Moss explains his term "Black-ish Church" in place of "The Black Church" and outlines the common commitments that are displayed in Black congregations.

January 26, 2018

Theology, Ecology, and Faith Formation

The Farminary featured in Christianity Today

January 23, 2018

Looking Ahead

The Distillery Season 2

January 9, 2018

Bonus: Baseball Caps and Bowties

The Distillery Season 1

December 28, 2017

All Our Young People Can't Be Paul

Seth Vopat challenges youth leaders to refrain from using only flashy Bible stories because young people may feel there is an unattainable standard of faith.

December 26, 2017

The Gift of Difference

The Distillery Season 1

December 14, 2017

Contraceptives, Miscarriage, and Youth Ministry

Abigail Visco Rusert reflects on her experience in trying to create meaningful conversations with youth members about fullness, discernment, and identity.

December 12, 2017

The Overwhelming Challenge of God

The Distillery Season 1

November 28, 2017

Youth Ministry and Disability

The Distillery Season 1

November 27, 2017

Shamar and Sustainability

A Farminary Photo Essay

November 14, 2017

Strangers to Family

The Distillery Season 1

October 31, 2017

Faith Formation in a Secular Age

The Distillery Season 1

October 19, 2017

Mother of the Protest

Elsie McKee gives an overview of how key women have shaped church history, focusing particularly on Katharina Schütz Zell, a Protestant "church mother."

October 18, 2017

Faith on the Farm

The Farminary integrates theological education with small-scale agriculture

October 17, 2017

A Foodie's Guide to Capitalism

The Distillery Season 1

October 12, 2017

Pathos Has Left the Building

Jason Oosting analyzes the role of art during the Reformation and considers the complicated relationship between Protestantism and art throughout history.

October 3, 2017

Saying is Believing

The Distillery Season 1

September 22, 2017

Beyond the Campus

Professor Dennis T. Olson talks about taking theological education into new settings

September 19, 2017

Fearless Dialogues

The Distillery Season 1

September 15, 2017

Theological Education in Prison

Innovative new program links academic study with the struggles of real life

September 5, 2017

Grateful

The Distillery Season 1

August 22, 2017

Testimony and John Calvin

The Distillery Season 1

August 13, 2017

Faith of Our Mothers, Living Still

Abigail Rian Evans and Katharine Doob Sakenfeld discuss their new book

August 8, 2017

Women's Voices

The Distillery Season 1

July 25, 2017

The Grace of Dogs

The Distillery Season 1

July 25, 2017

Body, Soul, Soil, and Sacrament

Nathan Stucky reflects on the interconnectedness of farming, food, bodies, and Jesus Christ, as well as the impactfulness of planting seeds and tending soil.

July 25, 2017

Tripped Up: Mzungu, Youth Ministry, and Short Term Missions

Jamie White offers guidance on how to redeem mission trips in order to help hurting communities and provide meaningful discipleship experiences for youth.

July 25, 2017

Gratefulness as Spiritual Practice

Laura Bratton reflects on her diagnosis of an eye disease that caused her to become blind and shares her experience of receiving healing through gratitude.

June 27, 2017

CONVERSATIONS with Craig Barnes, Episode 6

Billy Collins on Poetry

June 20, 2017

CONVERSATIONS with Craig Barnes, Episode 5

Jacqueline Lapsley on Ecology and Scripture

June 13, 2017

CONVERSATIONS with Craig Barnes, Episode 4

Ronald C. White on Religion and Politics

May 30, 2017

CONVERSATIONS with Craig Barnes, Episode 3

Lisa Bowens on Church Planting and Missional Hermeneutics

May 23, 2017

CONVERSATIONS with Craig Barnes, Episode 2

Kenda Dean on Social Entrepreneurship

May 16, 2017

CONVERSATIONS with Craig Barnes, Episode 1

Nate Stucky on Theology and Sustainable Agriculture

March 29, 2017

“Words Matter”

A new study resource by Mary Beth Anton ’89 is available as a free download

October 10, 2016

Watch the 2016 Stone Lectures

Dr. Wolfgang Thönissen and Dr. Timothy J. Wenger speak on "Martin Luther, the 95 Theses, and Church Unity after 500 Years"

August 10, 2016

You Are What You Eat

Sera Chung | The Thread - Sermon

July 23, 2016

Here I Am to Worship

Neichelle Guidry | The Thread - Sermon

July 21, 2016

Jesus is Still at the Table

Neichelle Guidry | The Thread - Sermon

July 26, 2015

From Top to Bottom

Luke Powery | The Thread - Sermon

July 18, 2015

Let Wisdom Have Her Way

Kenneth Samuel | The Thread - Sermon

July 17, 2015

Jesus, I Shrunk the Gospel

Kenneth Samuel | The Thread - Sermon

July 16, 2015

Outside the Gate

Kenneth Samuel | The Thread - Sermon

May 1, 2015

We've Read it Wrong

David Lose | The Thread - Sermon

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Scholar and Theological Educator

Kathleen M. O’Connor, Class of 1984

“Informal time in discussion groups with faculty and students discussing feminist theological literature altered my views, excited my spirit, and greatly influenced my teaching.”