March 2020

  • Perkins students, faculty and staff at the Agape Clinic in Dallas. Pictured, standing, left to right, are participants Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner, Benjamin Chimwenga Simba, Richard Anastasi, Executive Director Stephanie Bohan, Barbara Taylor, Gerry Hubbs. Kneeling, left to right, Laura Figura, Tracy Anne Allred. 

Ministry Monday: Agape Clinic

On a visit to Agape Clinic during the February 24 Ministry Monday, students, faculty and staff were treated to an inspiring glimpse of the clinic’s operation and a chance to meet with Executive Director Stephanie Bohan, who is a Perkins student. Started in the basement of nearby Grace United Methodist Church, the Agape Clinic provides quality health care services to underserved people and welcomes all who come for help, with no questions asked about income or documentation. Barbara Taylor, [...]

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Student News

Kay Smeal Authors Devotional Kiersten “Kay” Smeal has written a new book, Anxious Devotions for Anxious Christians: A 30-Day Devotional. Smeal, a first-year M.Div. student, hopes the book will serve as a resource for those struggling with mental health issues. This devotional begins each day with a passage of Scripture and ends in prayer. The book is available on Amazon.

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Faculty Updates

Wes Allen “Day 1” Sermon Online The Rev. Dr. O. Wesley Allen Jr., Lois Craddock Perkins Professor of Homiletics at Perkins, was the featured preacher February 16 on “Day 1,” the nationally broadcast ecumenical radio program also accessible online at and by podcast. Allen’s sermon, “Hey! Who’s on Trial Here?” based on Micah 6:1-8, is available online.   Gingles Op-Ed in DMN Adjunct faculty member Dallas Gingles' op-ed on Dietrich Bonhoeffer appeared in The Dallas Morning News on [...]

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Alumni/ae Update

James Howard Hill Jr. Wins Award James Howard Hill Jr. (M.T.S. '16) is the winner of the 2020 Rubem Alves Award for Theopoetics. Given by ARC: Arts | Religion | Culture, the award acknowledges the contributions of an emerging artist, scholar or activist whose work reflects a commitment to the role of imagination, art and embodiment in faith and reflection on religion. Hill is the fourth recipient of the award since it was established in 2016 in honor of [...]

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