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BOM Academy 2020-2021


April 7, 2021

Sept. 23-May 29 The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) invites you to join BOM Academy 2020-2021. We have remodeled our quadrennial training of Board of Ordained Ministry

Journey Toward Ordained Ministry Profile: The Rev. John Mark Wang, Senior Pastor, Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Placentia, California


March 24, 2021

JTOM scholar/mentor credits The United Methodist Church with guiding him “through classes, workshops, trainings and colleagues to serve God and the world.” By Barbara Dunlap-Berg Preacher’s kid John Mark Wang

GBHEM to Host Renowned Travel Expert Rick Steves for Exclusive Live Discussion on “Travel as Spiritual Act”


March 12, 2021

TV Host and Author to Share How Connecting with Communities, Cultures Has Inspired His Own Spiritual Growth on March 23 As travelers worldwide cautiously await the opportunity to pack their

Journey Toward Ordained Ministry Helps Seminarians Discover How God is Calling Them


March 11, 2021

The Rev. Carlos S. Reyes Rodriguez, Racial Equity and Community Engagement Manager, National Justice for Our Neighbors By Barbara Dunlap-Berg, with biographical information courtesy of Global Ministries Growing up in

Journey Toward Ordained Ministry Offers Freedom to be Oneself


March 9, 2021

Brown says Journey Toward Ordained Ministry offers freedom to be oneself, along with practical approaches to ministry. By Barbara Dunlap-Berg. The youngest of four children, Alexis Faith Brown grew up

Journey Toward Ordained Ministry Mentor Shares Experiences, Knowledge

by: GBHEMMadm

March 3, 2021

Navigating the ordination process is not always easy. The Rev. Nickie Moreno Howard helps others on the journey. By Barbara Dunlap-Berg. Even as a little girl, she knew she would

GBHEM’s ‘Our Road Reimagined’ Takes Shape

by: Katie Tait

January 15, 2021

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) announced its blueprint for “Our Road Reimagined” in August, detailing plans to realign its culture and organizational structure to allow the

In Memoriam: Professor Munashe Furusa, Vice Chancellor of Africa University

by: Katie Tait

January 13, 2021

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry mourns the passing of its friend, colleague and partner in higher education, Professor Munashe Furusa, vice chancellor of Africa University. Furusa died

Women of Color Scholars’ Series: Santiago Correa Erases Racial Lines in Afro-Latinx Theology

by: Katie Tait

December 8, 2020

By Jessica Love The daughter of two United Methodist ministers, Yolanda Santiago Correa was determined to take her career in a different direction. Yet, the prophetic call of ministry and

A Christmas Message from GBHEM

by: Katie Tait

December 2, 2020

Dear Friends, In this season of Advent, it seems as if we are all in the same place as the shepherds of Bethlehem. Like them, we are waiting in the

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