The Center for Pastoral Excellence has a home at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana. It hosts a variety of endeavors including: The Discipleship Project, Academy of Preaching and Celebration, Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs, Pastoral Excellence Network and the New Media Project. How can we help you navigate these various offerings? First, if you are interested in a renewal (sabbatical) program, this is a primary place to get more information and apply. These particular offerings are funded by Lilly Endowment and administrated through Christian Theological Seminary. Deadline for applications to the national program are typically in April. There are many more resources available through the Center as well: The New Media Project helps religious leaders become theologically savvy about technology. The Pastoral Excellence Project is designed to continue the positive impact of transition into ministry and pastoral excellence cohorts (Lilly Endowment funded programs). The website provides additional detailed information about all of the above and more.
Reviewed by Tim Shapiro