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Black College Fund Summer Series

Black College Fund Summer Series: Discovering New Purpose After Tragedy

For many young adults, the transition to college is an exciting time – new faces, new environment and new opportunities. Even more thrilling is the love and support of family during this important phase.

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Church Performance Measures

The 5 Church Performance Measures That Matter

Modern church leaders face a unique set of challenges. GBHEM recently commissioned research to identify those challenges and help leaders overcome them.

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GBHEM Loan Applications Are Open

United Methodist Loans from GBHEM

Students may borrow up to $10,000 per calendar year for a maximum total loan of $40,000

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GBHEM Awards Nine Grants to Expand Minority Leadership

GBHEM Awards Nine Grants to Expand Minority Leadership

This summer, GBHEM awarded nine Ethnic-in-Service Training (EIST) Grants in support of projects across the U.S.

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Lead On. We’re With You.

We are GBHEM, the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. As The United Methodist Church’s leadership development center, we nurture and resource lay and clergy leaders around the world. We help people discover, claim and flourish in their callings. We stand with them, connecting them with what they need to be principled Christian leaders who seek to better the world.

Leadership Toolbox

Effective Ministry 360

With EM360, congregations can establish clear ministry goals and plan ways to successfully meet those goals today and in the future.

Leaders at Work

In the early 1980s, United Methodists in Africa, led by Bishop Arthur Kulah of Liberia and Bishop Emilio J. M. de Carvalho of Angola, set a challenge before the church to design, site and build a new university for the continent of Africa. As a member of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) team that rose to that challenge, Dr. Kenjiro (Ken) Yamada played a pivotal role in the establisment and growth of Africa University. MORE >

Happy Surprises: Help Others Discover the Joy of Giving

David L. Heetland





Publication Spotlight

Helping people experience generosity always yields happy surprises.

According to author David L. Heetland, people want to give, and this book ... MORE >