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Formation for Ministry

The Church, by Billy Vaughan

I had a friend, now deceased, who told the story of leaving the church as a young adult over the race issue.  He and his wife, while working with the youth, used Methodist literature showing blacks and whites together in friendship.  The parents of the youth and the...

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Why Formation for Ministry?

I had been out of seminary for 13 years. I was serving as co-pastor of a new multi-racial church and, along with some of the men of that church, was driving to Chicago to participate in a weekend retreat on building the reconciled and reconciling community. Along the...

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The Church, by Billy Vaughan

I had a friend, now deceased, who told the story of leaving the church as a young adult over the race issue.  He and his wife, while working with...
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Why Formation for Ministry?

I had been out of seminary for 13 years. I was serving as co-pastor of a new multi-racial church and, along with some of the men of that church, was...
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The Space Between Us

Highlighted Resource Profile The following is a sermon by the Rev. Lisa Anderson and can be found in the publication Women Shall Preach (available...
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DIRECTOR OF FORMATION
Billy Vaughan (901) 334-5864 bvaughan@memphisseminary.edu
PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Dr. Jill Westbrook (901) 334-5837 formation@memphisseminary.edu