Ready to Lead

Life-Changing Central Experiences Made Michael Ready to Lead

Reflection from Michael Vollbrecht, Pastor of Peace United Church of Christ in Alma, Kansas, and post-graduate intern at Kansas Interfaith Action When I began my Master of Divinity program at Central in… Read more »


Classes Made DMin Alum Ready to Lead

Listen to this reflection from DMin Alum, the Rev. Dr. Terrell Carter:   Are you READY TO LEAD? Click on the button below to give today!  


10 Ways Central Prepared Me to Lead

A Reflection from WLI MDiv student Angela Zimmerman   10-Online classes have taught me knowledge can be very successfully transmitted without physical proximity. 9-Zoom – Two years of using Zoom in class… Read more »


The Micah 6:8 Project

A Reflection from Dr. Tarris D. Rosell, Professor of Pastoral Theology–Ethics and Ministry Praxis  “And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy, and to walk… Read more »


Some Things Matter Both a Great Deal and Not at All

When I began the MDiv program at Central in 2011, I had ideas. Really big ideas. My husband (who was a year ahead of me in the same program) and I wanted… Read more »


Christ in the COVID

Reflection from Pastor Dionne T. Boyice, MDiv 2019 and current DMin student  Currently, I am enrolled in the Embracing Design Thinking course at CBTS. This course teaches and encourages creativity in worship… Read more »


I Am Ready and Leading!

Reflection from DMin student Mary Wood, who serves as pastor of Calvin United Church of Christ in Toledo,Ohio   On the first week of March 2020, I was sick at home with… Read more »


Journey to Readiness Unique to Each Student 

A Reflection from Grant Officer Rev. Dr. Angela Jackson   Working with students – whether through grant programs, as a ministry mentor, or in the classroom – is one of my greatest joys…. Read more »


DMin Creative Leadership Track Equips Learners

Des Peres Assistant Professor of Congregational Health Dr. John Park Explains how the DMin Creative Leadership Track Equips Learners Central’s DMin program offers a track in creative leadership. This unique track has… Read more »


Creatively Serving People as a Missionary in Daily Life

Director of Korean Programs and Associate Professor of Practical Theology & Contextual Ministry Education Dr. Samuel Park Reflects on Prospective Graduate Eunho Lee’s Experience at Central  “As a worship leader in my… Read more »


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