GA Seminar: 13 Reasons Why the Church Needs to Talk about Suicide

The seminar will highlight the cultural context that makes a show like “13 Reasons Why” so popular, while providing guidance and resources to equip pastors who want to better understand the issue and minister to congregants who might be contemplating ending their lives. 

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Loving Neighbors, Changing Culture

Throughout most of Christian history a concern for the vulnerable led to founding orphanages, building hospitals, rescuing abandoned children, and teaching that one’s work is an act of worship to God.

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In Memorium: Kevin Collins

The RTS family is deeply saddened to inform you that Dr. Kevin Collins was in a fatal car accident this morning in Knoxville, Tennessee. Kevin was a great friend and colleague. He will be dearly missed.

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GA Seminar on Domestic Abuse Aims to Prepare Churches for Traumatic Ministry

A trained counselor, Joan Stratton McConnell knows abuse lurks in the church. She has worked with Westminster’s pastoral and ministry staff in abuse situations and helped the session understand and embrace a recognize-respond-rescue approach to abuse.  

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GA Creates an Opportunity to Love Neighbors

“Some of us began to wonder if we could go beyond just talking about love of neighbor and actually create opportunities to be loving neighbors to people here in Atlanta during GA.” Two service projects and a giving opportunity are the result. 

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