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  • Carol Penner Carol Penner teaches and writes in the area of practical theology and after many years as a pastor in various Mennonite congregations, she joined the faculty at Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo, Ontario. Her research interests include feminist theology, Mennonite peace theology, and abuse issues. She contributes regularly to her blog of worship resources, leadinginworship. (Source and photo: uwaterloo.ca/grebel)
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  • Dave Peterson Dave Peterson (B.S, M.Div., D.Min., D.H.L.) is an ordained Presbyterian pastor who has served congregations in Washington, Nevada, Michigan, and Texas. He is Pastor Emeritus of the Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church in Houston. As Director of Community Outreach of The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation, he serves as a point of connection between the Foundation and its outreach partners in the community. He also offers spiritual resources and guidance across the broad range of the McNairs’ interests. (Source and photo: mcnairfoundation.org)
    165 resources
  • Bruce Prewer Bruce Prewer (1931-2018) was a nationally recognised poet and liturgist who gave Christianity a distinctly Australian voice. His proficiency as a poet is well known in Australian churches. His first book, Australian Psalms, became a religious best-seller. (Source and photo: crosslight.org.au)
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  • Jan L. Richardson Jan is an artist, writer, and ordained minister in the United Methodist Church. She serves as director of The Wellspring Studio, LLC, and has traveled widely as a retreat leader and conference speaker. With work described by the Chicago Tribune as “breathtaking,” she has attracted an international audience drawn to the spaces of welcome, imagination, and solace that she creates in both word and image. Jan’s books include The Cure for Sorrow, Night Visions, In the Sanctuary of Women, and the recently released Sparrow: A Book of Life and Death and Life. (Source: janrichardson.com; photo: upperroombooks.com)
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  • Debra Rienstra Debra Rienstra is professor of English at Calvin University, where she has taught since 1996, specializing in early British literature and creative writing. She is the author of three books—on motherhood, spirituality, and worship—and numerous essays and poems. Her literary essays have appeared in Rock & Sling, The Examined Life Journal, and Aethlon, among other places. She writes bi-weekly for The Twelve, an online magazine connected with The Reformed Journal, writing about spirituality, pop culture, the church, the arts, higher ed, and more. (Source and photo: debrarienstra.com)
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  • Mark D. Roberts Dr. Mark D. Roberts is the executive director for the Max De Pree Center for Leadership at Fuller Theological Seminary. In this role, Mark is responsible for the mission, strategic direction, and operations of the Center. He also provides resources for the Center’s work as the principal writer of the "Life for Leaders" daily devotional and as a major contributor to the "Insights for Leaders" blog of the De Pree Center. Previously Mark was the Executive Director of Digital Media and Senior Director of the Laity Lodge retreat center. Earlier, he served as the Senior Pastor of Irvine Presbyterian Church in Southern California. He studied at Harvard University, where he received a PhD in New Testament and Christian Origins. He has been an adjunct professor for Fuller Theological Seminary and San Francisco Theological Seminary. Mark has written several books, including Can We Trust the Gospels? (Crossway, 2007) and Ephesians in The Story of God Commentary series (Zondervan Academic, 2016). (Source: theologyofwork.org; photo: patheos.com)
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  • Kathryn M. Schifferdecker Kathryn M Schifferdecker is Professor and Elva B. Lovell Chair of Old Testament at Luther Seminary. Ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in 2001, Schifferdecker was associate pastor for five years at Trinity Lutheran Church, Arkdale, Wisc., prior to teaching at Luther. She is a frequent contributor to workingpreacher.org, Word & World, and the author of Out of the Whirlwind: Creation Theology in the Book of Job (Harvard University Press, 2008). She is currently writing a commentary on the book of Esther. (Source and photo: luthersem.edu)
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  • Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794 – 1872) was a German painter, chiefly of Biblical subjects. As a young man he associated with the painters of the Nazarene movement who revived the florid Renaissance style in religious art. He is remembered for his extensive Picture Bible, and his designs for stained glass windows in cathedrals. (Source: wikipedia.org; photo: wikidata.org)
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  • Katharine Jefferts Schori Katharine Jefferts Schori was elected Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in June 2006. She served as chief pastor and primate to the Episcopal Church's members in 17 countries, 109 dioceses and three regional areas. She joined with other principal bishops of the 38-member Provinces of the worldwide Anglican Communion, seeking a common cause for global good and reconciliation. Over the course of her 9-year term, Bishop Jefferts Schori was responsible for initiating and developing policy for the Episcopal Church and spoke on behalf of the church regarding the policies, strategies, and programs authorized by General Convention. She was vocal about the Episcopal Church's mission priorities, including the United Nation Millennium Development Goals, issues of domestic poverty, climate change and care for the earth, as well as the ongoing need to contextualize the gospel. The Presiding Bishop is charged to speak God's word to the church and to the world. (Source: episcopalchurch.org; photo: parabola.org)
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  • Mary Hinkle Shore Mary Hinkle Shore is rector and dean of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary of Lenoir-Rhyne University. From 2013-2019, she served as pastor of Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, an ELCA congregation in Brevard, North Carolina, and before that she taught New Testament at Luther Seminary for 16 years. Shore is a frequent speaker and author of the book Signs of Belonging: Luther's Marks of the Church and the Christian Life. She has also published articles in The Christian Century magazine, Word and World Journal, Journal for Preachers, and the website Working Preacher. Shore completed her doctorate in religion at Duke University, a Master of Divinity degree from Luther Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. (Source: workingpreacher.org; photo: christiancentury.org)
    102 resources
  • Christine Sine Christine Sine is the founder and facilitator of Godspace, which grew out of her passion for creative spirituality, gardening and sustainability. Together with her husband, Tom, Christine also co-founded Mustard Seed Associates, but recently retired to make time available for writing, speaking and to look after their puppy, Goldie. Christine describes herself as a contemplative activist, passionate gardener, author, and liturgist. She loves messing with church traditions and inspiring followers of Jesus to develop creative approaches to spirituality that intertwine the sacred through all of life. She facilitates workshops on contemplative and creative spiritual practices, spirituality and gardening, simplicity and sustainability as well as how to develop a more spiritual rhythm for our lives. She often encourages participants to paint rocks or leaves, plant contemplative gardens, walk labyrinths and create spiritual pathways that draw us into deeper intimacy with God. Christine is inspired by Celtic Christian spirituality, which has opened her eyes to the God who is present in every moment, every experience and every place. She is open to learning from everyone and everything around. (Source and photo: godspacelight.com)
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  • Matthew L. Skinner Matthew Skinner joined Luther Seminary’s faculty in 2002 and his teaching experience covers the full range of the New Testament canon. His courses focus on the original, ancient settings and circumstances surrounding the creation and preservation of biblical writings as well as how this literature continues to be experienced and interpreted in congregations and other public venues. Much of Skinner’s published work focuses on the Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, the cultural realities displayed in these writings, and their ongoing theological relevance. He has written about the Bible for websites including Huffington Post, Working Preacher, and ON Scripture—The Bible. He co-hosts Sermon Brainwave, a popular weekly podcast that offers assistance to preachers as they interpret biblical texts to prepare their sermons. (Source and photo: luthersem.edu)
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  • Mandy Smith Mandy Smith is lead pastor at University Christian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is the author of Making a Mess and Meeting God, The Vulnerable Pastor, and Unfettered: Imagining a Childlike Faith Beyond the Baggage of Western Culture (2021). She is also a fine artist and the creator of "The Collect," a citywide trash-to-art project. (Source: christianitytoday.com; photo: universitychristianchurch.net)
    52 resources
  • Virgil Solis Virgil Solis or Virgilius Solis (1514 – 1562), a member of a prolific family of artists, was a German draughtsman and printmaker in engraving, etching, and woodcut who worked in his native city of Nuremberg. His prints were sold separately (mainly the etchings and engravings) or formed the illustrations of books (normally the woodcuts); many prints signed by him are probably by assistants. Solis eventually died in Nuremberg. Eduard von Ubisch wrote a comprehensive description of Solis' life and work in relation to his Bible images in 1889. (Source: wikipedia.org; photo: commons.wikimedia.org)
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  • Eleonore Stump Eleanore Stump is The Robert J. Henle, SJ, Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University where she has taught since 1992. Her areas of specialization include medieval philosophy, philosophy of religion, and metaphysics. She writes weekly spiritual reflections at The Sunday Website of Saint Louis University. (Source and photo: slu.edu)
    110 resources
  • Patricia Tull Patricia K. Tull is author most recently of Inhabiting Eden: Christians, the Bible, and the Ecological Crisis (Westminster John Knox, 2013), an ecological Bible study. She is the A.B. Rhodes Professor Emerita of Old Testament at Louisville Seminary, and currently serves as Program Director for Hoosier Interfaith Power and Light in Indiana. An ordained Presbyterian minister, she frequently preaches, leads retreats, and lectures nationally, exploring Scripture in light of environmental issues. She is a GreenFaith Fellow, Climate Reality presenter, and general editor of a new series called Essentials of Biblical Studies for Oxford University Press. (Source and photo: humansandnature.org)
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  • John van de Laar John van de Laar founded Sacredise in 2004. John is a liturgist with 40 years of experience in a wide variety of church, community, and musical settings. Since leaving the Methodist ministry in October 2019 John has devoted his time to helping churches navigate the new and growing reality of online worship and community. John holds a Masters degree in the Theology of Worship Music and is the author of The Hour That Changes Everything, Food for the Road, and Learning to Belong. Songs that John has written have been used in churches around the world, and his articles have appeared in many magazines and online publications. (Source and photo: sacredise.com)
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  • Christoph Weigel Christoph Weigel (the Elder), aka Johann Christoph Weigel (1654-1725), was a German engraver, art dealer, and publisher active in Nuremberg in the early 1700s. During his lifetime he published 70 books and series of engravings. (Source: wikipedia.org, vintage-maps.com; photo: public domain)
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  • Katerina Katsarka Whitley Katerina Katsarka Whitley was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, where her early life was marked by military occupation and the death of her mother related to the war. She learned English in school and eventually made her way to North Carolina where she studied poetry and began her writing career. “Katerina loves teaching and spent quite a few years teaching people of all ages, but she prefers the college-age students she taught at Appalachian State University. The other career she enjoyed immensely was that of church journalist. She worked in communication at the diocesan and national/international level for two decades traveling to twenty-six countries in that capacity. She served as editor of two church newspapers, freelanced for years, and for the past two decades has concentrated on writing her books.” (Source: katerinawhitley.net)
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  • William H. Willimon William H Willimon is an American theologian and bishop in the United Methodist Church, retired, who for eight years served the North Alabama Conference. He is currently Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry and Director of the Doctor of Ministry program at Duke Divinity School. He is former Dean of the Chapel at Duke University and is considered by many as one of America's best-known and most influential preachers. (Source: wikipedia.org; photo: ministrymatters.com)
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  • Rebecca Wimmer Rebecca Wimmer is an actor, writer, director, choreographer, and writer for The Skit Guys. (Photo: theskitguys.com)
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  • Matthew Woodley Father Matt Woodley serves as the editor for PreachingToday.com and the Missions Pastor at Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton, Illinois. He is also the author of God With Us: The Gospel of Matthew. (Source: preachingtoday.com; photo: churchrez.org)
    384 resources
  • Shift Worship Shift Worship exists to help churches shift worship back to God. Since 2003, Shirt Worship has been providing visual resources for worship to churches around the world. Their commitment is to make excellent visual media that is easy to use, to empower churches to make and customize their own worship media, and to keep the costs as reasonable as possible. (Source: shiftworship.com)
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  • Joyce Ann Zimmerman Joyce Ann Zimmerman, CPPS, is the director of the Institute for Liturgical Ministry in Dayton, Ohio and is an adjunct professor of liturgy, liturgical consultant, and frequent facilitator of workshops. She has published numerous scholarly and pastoral liturgical works. She holds civil and pontifical doctorates of theology. (Source: books.google.com; photo: worship.calvin.edu)
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