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September 28

Keeping Faith Alive at Home

Pastor takes multidisciplinary approach to ministry

September 18

The Artful Entrepreneur

Adam Walker Cleaveland combines art and children’s ministry to create theologically rich resources

July 6

Along the Snake River in the Pacific Northwest, a Ministry Is Thriving

How one innovative youth ministry program combines fishing and the gospel

June 25

Seeing the Church in a New Light

Katie Helen Hays on connecting with spiritual refugees

June 18

An Alternative Ministry Powered by Coffee, Community, and Connection

Mike Baughman on reaching those on the margins of Christianity

May 20

A Pastor Walks Into a Brewery

One Princeton Seminary alum has a fresh and edgy take on ministry, involving a pint of beer and a healthy pour of community.

May 15

COPING WITH COVID-19: Hospital Chaplaincy

A Q&A with Jonathan Burke on being a chaplain resident during the coronavirus pandemic

May 5

Storytelling in Disability Studies

PhD student Kevin Vollrath, MDiv '17, researches disability in Palestine

April 30

Called to Be a Bridge

Born near a bridge that joins two nations, Alexandra Zareth promotes connection at the Presbyterian Mission

April 28

One Goal, Many Voices

Reflections from Princeton Seminary's Puerto Rico solidarity team

April 24

Pulling the Threads Together

Australian MDiv student Rory Chambers on track for ordination

April 22

Weekly Remarks on COVID-19 from President M. Craig Barnes

April 22

Flipping the Script

The Zoe Project's online storytelling

April 20

Lessons From a Sleepy Northern Irish Village

Field ed took Ryan Pearce out of his comfort zone

April 16

A Bold New Theology of the Border

Juan-Daniel Espitia's powerful voice on immigration

April 13

Sharing With Hope

How Princeton Seminary community members are supporting Trenton’s children during the COVID-19 crisis

April 9

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 4

Responding to the Refugee Crisis

How one alumna and her congregation are rising to the challenge

April 1

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 26

Worshiping in the Roastery

Brett, MDiv ’19, and Laura Foote on ministry and worship with people with disabilities

March 25

Alum Publishes Editorial in New York Times

What Men Can Learn From Mary, Mother of Jesus

February 25

PhD Candidate Researches Theology and Migration

Francisco Peláez-Díaz is a Hispanic Theological Initiative scholar

February 13

The Stage as Pulpit

Khristi Adams' performing arts ministry

February 6

A Community Remembers a Homegrown Civil Rights Activist

Casper, Wyoming, honors Rev. James Reeb, BD ‘53

February 1

A Mission to Help Young People Leads to a Historic, Prominent Church

Field study introduced Barbara Florvil to Alfred Street Baptist Church and her calling

January 29

Learning Leadership

MACEF Student from Liberia prepares for ministry back home

January 24

Field Education Spotlight: Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia

Seminary interns take on a high level of responsibility, planning, and executing projects

January 21

Building Bridges

Ruth Santana-Grace brings people together even in a climate that seeks to divide

December 17, 2019

Preparing for Ministry in the Global South

MDiv student Stephen DiTrolio — from Buenos Aires to Princeton

December 12, 2019

Out-of-the-Box Ministry

Deanna Morgan’s job is sales – her role is minister

November 14, 2019

An Art Ministry Awakened

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

October 24, 2019

Redefining Youth Ministry

Sunday school doesn’t cut it for today’s youth, says Professor Kenda Dean

October 15, 2019

Improving Preaching Through Peer Learning

Preachers learn from one another in a new continuing education course

October 4, 2019

Preparing for Missions in Japan

Seminary and international studies clarified Thomas Wong's calling to Japan

September 26, 2019

Field Education Spotlight: Center for Public Justice

A Christian think tank's tools for respectful discussion

September 24, 2019

Being Woke

Karen Hernandez-Granzen’s intercultural urban ministry

September 20, 2019

Field Education Spotlight: Ann Klein Forensic Center

Seminary interns provide patients with spiritual resources.

September 10, 2019

Creating Dynamic Christian Communities

Seminary students discover ministry with an innovative travel course

September 6, 2019

Field Education Spotlight: Young Life Beyond Malibu

Changing lives through adventure ministry

August 22, 2019

Lectures on Campus

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

August 15, 2019

Faith in Practice

Reflections on how field education shapes students for ministry

August 6, 2019

Field Education Spotlight: Trenton Psychiatric Hospital

“Students are a crucial part of our programming.” Chaplain Liaison Rev. Miriam Diephouse-McMillan

July 2, 2019

“Liberty Bell” Church Shelters History and the Homeless

Pastor Bob Stevens finds inspiration in his church's historical ties.

June 11, 2019

Liberation Theology Heightens Student's Awareness of Injustice

Hannah Hawkinson studies when to speak, when to listen.

May 28, 2019

N.Y. State Council of Churches Honors Seminary MDiv Candidate

Zachary Pearce Receives Excellence in Ecumenism Award

May 22, 2019

The Divine Deployed

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof...” First Amendment, U.S. Constitution

April 23, 2019

Thomas: Apostle for a Secular Age

Ross Wagner | The Thread - Article

April 18, 2019

Trust the Story

David Lose | The Thread - Sermon

April 15, 2019

Navigating Transition

Timothy Sloan | The Thread - Article

April 12, 2019

The Most Important Piece

Thomas Daniel | The Thread - Article

April 10, 2019

12 Churches Awarded $15,000 to Design Youth Ministry Programs

Teens, Adults Work Together on Princeton Theological Seminary Initiative

April 7, 2019

My Mother Was My First Theology Teacher

Read President Barnes' column in The Christian Century

April 6, 2019

There's More to Me Than What You See

Leslie Callahan | The Thread - Sermon

April 5, 2019

Let Go of the Brakes

Mark Elsdon | The Thread - Article

April 3, 2019

Where Do I Belong?

Eric Barreto | The Thread - Article

April 2, 2019

Inactivity as Spiritual Practice

Wesley Ellis | The Thread - Article

March 7, 2019

Authenticity in Ashes

Abigail Visco Rusert | The Thread - Article

March 5, 2019

Hope in Congregations

Aqueelah Ligonde | The Thread - Interview

March 1, 2019

Don't Forget to Oil Your Chain

Mark Elsdon | The Thread - Article

February 11, 2019

Sabbath: It's Not About You

Shari Oosting | The Thread - Article

February 9, 2019

Look Ahead to Where You Want to Go

Mark Elsdon | The Thread - Article

January 15, 2019

Self Care and the Liberal Arts

Danjuma Gibson | The Thread - Article

January 15, 2019

Finding Affinity: Bridging Divides in Youth Ministry

Tamara Henry | The Thread - Article

January 10, 2019

Visually Speaking

Mark Barger Elliott | The Thread - Article

January 8, 2019

Just Like Riding a Bike

Mark Elsdon | The Thread - Article

December 12, 2018

The Smallest Thing

Katherine Douglass, ’13 PhD, ’07 MDiv/MA, shares how one small moment acted as a catalyst for putting her faith into action and participating in God’s reconciling work.

November 30, 2018

When Our Church Started Receiving Offerings Through Venmo

Katie Hays ’10 DMin on establishing a Venmo account for her church at the request of a young congregation member.

November 14, 2018

The Loving Work of Welcome: A Biblical Response to Immigrants and Refugees

Kent Annan, MDiv ’99, explores how to be a people of welcome in The Presbyterian Outlook

October 13, 2018

The Kingdom of God and the Common Good

VIDEO: Rev. Dr. Shane Berg delivered the keynote address at the Presbytery of Philadelphia’s first annual Fall Fest

October 2, 2018

Let Them Question

Brian Russo, ’09 MDiv, explores how encouraging youth to think critically about scripture, theology, and faith may be a way to help them connect with their Christian identities.

September 10, 2018

Funerals Make Me Miss Being a Parish Minister

President Barnes shares the purest form of pastoral ministry he experienced as a parish minister

May 22, 2018

Mary, Mother of God

Matthew Milliner | The Distillery Podcast, Season 2

May 21, 2018

Dreaming in the Dust

May 15, 2018

The Death of Race

Brian Bantum | The Distillery Postcast - Season 2

May 8, 2018

Exploring the Bible

Eric Barreto | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

May 1, 2018

Mission History in the Arab Renaissance

Deanna Ferre Womack | The Distillery Podcast - 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

John Swinton | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

April 17, 2018

(Dis)abling Mission, Enabling Witness

Benjamin Conner | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

April 10, 2018

The Holy No

Adam Hearlson | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

April 3, 2018

Redefining Perfect

Amy Jacober | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

March 29, 2018

Living the Call

Claire Berry, MDiv '17, shares about her journey to PTS and how her seminary experience equipped her for parish ministry

March 27, 2018

Gift and Social Enterprise

Mark Sampson | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

March 23, 2018

Hate, Heresy, and False Conslusions

Jonathan Merritt | The Thread - Interview

March 20, 2018

House United

Allen Hilton | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

March 13, 2018

Science and Cognitive Dissonance

Andrew Root | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

March 6, 2018

History and Theological Friendship

Nicole Reibe | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

February 27, 2018


John Swinton | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

February 22, 2018

They Are Loved

Sophfronia Scott | The Thread - Interview

February 20, 2018

Religious Resistance

Keri Day | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

February 9, 2018

Alumni Co-Pastors Extend Open Arms to Immigrants in Uncertain Times

Stephanie Kaper-Dale MDiv '01 and Seth Kaper-Dale MDiv '01 provide shelter for immigrants facing deportation

January 23, 2018

Looking Ahead

Shari Oosting | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

January 9, 2018

Bonus: Baseball Caps and Bowties

Gregory Ellison II | The Distillery Podcast - Bonus

January 5, 2018

Engaging the Community

Alan Froggatt MDiv '80 talks about how he ministers outside the walls of the church

December 26, 2017

The Gift of Difference

Erin Raffety | The Distillery Podcast - Season 2

December 12, 2017

The Overwhelming Challenge of God

Valerie Bridgeman | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1

November 28, 2017

Youth Ministry and Disability

Michael Langford | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1

November 14, 2017

Strangers to Family

Shively Smith | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1

October 31, 2017

Faith Formation in a Secular Age

Andrew Root | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1

October 17, 2017

A Foodie's Guide to Capitalism

Eric Holt-Giménez | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1

October 3, 2017

Saying is Believing

Amanda Drury | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1

September 19, 2017

Fearless Dialogues

Gregory Ellison II | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1

September 5, 2017


Diana Butler Bass | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1

August 22, 2017

Testimony and John Calvin

Gordon Govens | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1

August 15, 2017

Women's Voices

Nancy Lammers Gross | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1

August 8, 2017

The Grace of Dogs

Andrew Root | The Distillery Podcast - Season 1

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.

Special Advisor & Founding Director, IJM Institute

Bethany Hoang, Class of 2004

“The rooting of justice in our spiritual formation in Christ requires careful thought and teaching. I was equipped to lead in this way through my time at PTS.”