December 2020

Fall Convocation

Some 250 attendees from around the U.S. gathered virtually November 15-16 for the annual Perkins Fall Convocation, “Leading Into Change,” with author Tod Bolsinger of Fuller Seminary and Grammy-award winning gospel music icon Kirk Franklin. Normally held on the campus of SMU in Dallas, this year’s event took place online, with attendees joining from 19 different states, including Alaska and Pennsylvania. Kirk Franklin kicked off the event on Sunday evening, November 15, with a presentation entitled “Kirk Franklin Speaks [...]

2020-12-01T16:10:53+00:00 December 1, 2020|

Faculty Updates: December 2020

Remember. Breathe. Dream. A guided meditation that Habito had recorded earlier for YouTube found a second life as part of multimedia exhibit called Remember. Breathe. Dream. now underway at Cara Mia Theatre in Dallas. The exhibit includes installations created by Cara Mía’s Playwright in Residence Virginia Grise, Dallas sculptor Andrew Scott in collaboration with Ruben Habito, and storyteller and healer Stefanie Tovar. “At this moment of national instability, ‘Remember. Breathe. Dream.’ invites us to ground in our shared humanity [...]

2020-12-01T15:52:39+00:00 December 1, 2020|

Staff News: December 2020

Deacons Recognized Two Perkins staff members were recently mentioned in an update on deacons in the North Texas Annual Conference. Deacon Heather Gottas Moore serves under appointment as Program Coordinator for Perkins's Office of External Programs. Deacon Andy Keck serves at Perkins as Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives and Special Assistant to the Dean. In a recent meeting of North Texas deacons, Keck reported that overall enrollment is rising at Perkins, and that 42 current Perkins students are exploring [...]

2021-01-05T18:16:03+00:00 December 1, 2020|

Alumni/ae Update: December 2020

Robert Hasley’s New Book As a young man, the Rev. Robert Hasley (Master of Sacred Theology ’77, M.Div. ‘78) wondered how his grandmother could always say, “Everything is gonna be all right,” when pain, harm and suffering persist. Yet her faith sustained and comforted her in times full of fear, anxiety and stress. Hasley shares homespun stories and anecdotes of a life lived in faith through good times and bad in his new book, Everything Is Gonna Be All [...]

2020-12-03T17:25:55+00:00 December 1, 2020|

Latest News from Bridwell Library

Bridwell Quarterly – Winter 2021 The tenth issue of The Bridwell Quarterly includes a note from Bridwell Library Director, Anthony Elia, reflecting on the past few months; recent acquisitions and winter gifts to Bridwell; updates on the library's renovations; upcoming online exhibitions; and many more topics we hope you'll enjoy. Click to read the Winter 2021 Issue of The Bridwell Quarterly. Bridwell Quill – Latest Note, January – March 2021 Read the update from Bridwell Library Director Anthony Elia. Bridwell [...]

2021-05-05T13:39:53+00:00 May 5, 2020|
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