Rev. Gulker

Michael Gulker

Rev. Maberry connects with Rev. Michael Gulker in this episode of Divcast. Rev. Gulker is a ’05 M.Div. alumnus and is a co-founder and current president of The Colossian Forum in Grand Rapids, M.I. The Colossian Forum started in 2011 as an effort to help church congregations turn points of tension into positive spiritual formation. Michael is particularly interested in the intersections of culture and faith, and how they can lead to worship. He is the co-editor of All Things Hold Together in Christ: A Conversation on Faith, Science, and Virtue. He is an ordained Mennonite pastor. Rev. Maberry and Rev. Gulker explore topics such as finding delight across difference, the important discussions that happen in seminary hallways between classes, and how conflict resolution can occur through embodied practices and worship.

Learn more about The Colossian Way conflict resolution discipleship practice. Read about Rev. Gulker at Faith and Leadership. Check out the book Rev. Gulker read, The Church of Us vs. Them by David Fitch. We also invite you to learn more about the Duke Divinity School Center for Reconciliation, mentioned in this episode, and their 2021 Summer Institute for Reconciliation (virtual sessions May 12-14) or register online.

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The Center for Reconciliation (CFR) at Duke Divinity School was founded to form and support leaders, communities, and congregations as ambassadors of reconciliation.

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