New Drew DMIN Cohort forming in San Francisco–focused on Shalom

I’m pleased to share with you that Drew University is offering a new Doctor of Ministry program focused on Congregational Growth and Community Development: Theology and Practice of Shalom.  A new cohort is forming in San Francisco at Glide UMC beginning in the Fall 2011.  Take a look:Drew DMIN in SF San Francisco Regional Group Is a Drew University DMIN in your future? Drew’s San Francisco Area Doctor of Ministry Regional Concentration Congregational Growth and

Marks of a New Monasticism

Hosting Shane Claiborne at Drew this week was our second in a series of Prophetic Leaders on Campus, and the third year of our Prophetic Leaders in Residence program made possible by a grant from the Jessie Ball DuPont Fund and presented by Communities of Shalom. The purpose of the 3-year grant from Jessie Ball DuPont is to send Drew into world and bring the world to Drew.  Which we do by sending students out

Jesus for President

“Jesus seeks to form a new kind of people, a different kind of party [revolution], whose peculiar politics [identity] are embodied in who we are.  The church is a people called out of the world to embody a social alternative that the world cannot know on its own terms.  We are not simply asking the government to be what God has commissioned the church to be.  After all, the government cannot legislate love… The church

Shane Claiborne at Drew

Shane Claiborne at Drew Tuesday Feb. 22, 2011 Shane Claiborne–Christian Activist, Urban Peacemaker, Founding member of The Simple Way and author of “The Irresistible Revolution” and “Jesus for President” to Speak at Drew University for CHAPEL SERVICE “Living as Ordinary Radicals”with Litany of  Resistance Tuesday, Feb 22, 11:15 a.m. – Noon Craig Chapel LUNCH BOOK DISCUSSION   on “Jesus for President”  12 – 1:15 p.m. Seminary Hall Atrium SHALOM RECEPTION for students, faculty and friends 6:30 –

State of Shalom 2010

State of Shalom:  A Three Year Summary of Shalom at Drew By Michael J. Christensen, Ph.D., National Director, Communities of Shalom, Drew University December 31, 2010, marked the completion of three full years of having the National Shalom Resource Center at Drew Theological School.  For each of these three years, the focus of the Shalom Initiative has been on the following priorities and activities: 2008—Consolidating the movement, visiting sites, creating a database of sites and