Gretchen E. Ziegenhals: We are called to be keepers of an open tent

Detail from the icon of the Trinity, created by the Andrei Rublev for the Trinity Cathedral of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra, a monastery near Moscow. It is considered a masterpiece of ancient Russian iconography. By Gretchen E. Ziegenhals Managing director, Leadership Education at Duke Divinity FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   Event design marked by deep hospitality is related to the core … Continue reading “Gretchen E. Ziegenhals: We are called to be keepers of an open tent”

What happens when a church closes?

  By Marites N. Sison  –  February 28, 2018 A 13th-century Dominican church in Maastricht, the Netherlands, is now a bookstore. Photo: Sb2s3/Wikimedia Commons   By now it has sadly become a familiar story that we hear about or read in the news—a church is being closed, deconsecrated and put up for sale somewhere in the … Continue reading “What happens when a church closes?”