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LeeLee Hinson-Hasty is coordinator for theological education and seminary relations in the Presbyterian Mission Agency of the PC (U.S.A.). Through his work Lee hopes to capture and share a more expansive view of theological education, of church leadership and of vocational discernment as he sees through the eyes of some exciting Presbyterians in and related to seminaries.

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October 2, 2012

Crown Jewel

Cooperation and partnership with the PC(USA) and among the schools is alive and well.  Numerous seminary staff groups meet regularly and collaborate often.  They work on projects together that are serving the church better and leading in the academy. 

 So I wonder when we talk about our Presbyterian Seminaries as “crown jewels” of the PC(USA), if we could consider them in the singular?  

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February 3, 2011

What is Courageous Leadership?

Leadership projects, initiatives, programs and the like are emerging everywhere across the PC(USA). Presbyteries, colleges, and seminaries often seem to be serving as partners with congregations in the formation of church leaders. National partners including each of the six agencies...

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February 16, 2010

Leaders Notice Connections

Katharine Hendersonrecently visited Louisville and we sat down for a cup of coffee at the corner of Fourth Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard. I pointed out to her that in 1958 Catholic monk and author, Thomas Merton, had an epiphany...

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August 21, 2009

Process or Product?

More and more I am convinced that process matters more than product. A Chinese proverb says it this way, "Give someone a fish, feed them for a day. Teach someone to fish, feed them for a lifetime". My theological degree...

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July 9, 2009

“Stay in the Loop!”: ENews = Free Holy Land Trip!

Just a few short months ago, David Stipp-Bethune, pastor of Park Avenue Presbyterian Church in Des Moines, Iowa, joined the TEF Seminary Support Network. A believer in the transformative power of a good theological education, David decided to get involved....

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