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Three Minute Ministry Mentor will bring a new idea, a story, a resource, and a provocative question directly to you. Whether your calling and work takes shape as a pastor, chaplain, minister, activist, seminary student, or as a mentor, supervisor or professor of ministry students, this podcast is for you. The entire ecology of ministry – in churches, on the streets or in chaplaincy settings – thrives when ministers engage in intentional mentoring relationships.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
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Three Minute Ministry Mentor will bring a new idea, a story, a resource, and a provocative question directly to you. Whether your calling and work takes shape as a pastor, chaplain, minister, activist, seminary student, or as a mentor, supervisor or professor of ministry students, this podcast is for you. The entire ecology of ministry – in churches, on the streets or in chaplaincy settings – thrives when ministers engage in intentional mentoring relationships.

    Episode 58: Called to Collaborate

    Episode 58: Called to Collaborate

    Join our conversation with Rev. Alisha Smith Haddock. She is helping us see how multiple factors are impacting the community of North Nashville.
    Back in March, Nashville was hit hard by tornados that ripped through Middle Tennessee and destroyed and damaged, houses, churches, businesses and schools. Just a week later, the pandemic was declared and the U.S., including Nashville, entered into a “safer at home” period, slowing the recovery.
    North Nashville was hit especially hard. And as Rev. Alisha says, “Our issues didn’t start on March third.” She and other leaders in North Nashville have been working for years, decades, to “right some wrongs for people and a whole community that has been pushed to the margins.” Long before the tornado, the 37208 zip code was “a culturally rich place with tremendous historical significance.” Yet that area of the city has been coping with:
    food desert conditionslack of economic developmentpredatory lending practicesabsentee landlordspolice harassment and brutalityhigh incarceration ratesneighborhood gentrification 
    Have a listen to how one faith community is called to collaborate.
     
    #3MMM #pandemicpastoring #pandemicgrief #NorthNashvillestrong #Nashvillestrong #theologypodcast #clergywomenwpodcast #gentrification #37208 

    • 1 hr 8 min
    3MMM Episode 58: Grief Rituals

    3MMM Episode 58: Grief Rituals

    Join us for a conversation about grief rituals. Author Lee Kravitz shares about his exploration, experience, and writing about death and grief.
    Lee is a journalist and a former editor-in-chief at Parade Magazine. And he is also author of the memoirs, Unfinished Business: One Man’s Extraordinary Year of Trying to Do the Right Things* and Pilgrim: Risking the Life I Have to Find the Faith I Seek.
    Lee talks about his life-long journey to understand death and grief and his participation in his synagogue’s Chevra Kadisha, or holy burial society. #3MMM Host Eileen Campbell-Reed asks Lee two questions to close the interview:+ How are you living differently because of what you have learned?+ How are you thinking differently about your morality during this time?
    Listen in to hear these responses to inform and inspire your #practiceofministry.   
     
    #griefrituals #pandemicpastoring #unfinishedbusinessbook #pandemicgrief 

    • 41 min
    3MMM Episode 57: Caring for Grief

    3MMM Episode 57: Caring for Grief

    Rev. Dr. Beverly Wallace has spent her life caring for grief. 
    Many threads of personal experience, research, teaching, and pastoring are woven into her vocation of caring for grief. In this episode, she highlights those threads and how they have shaped her vocation. 
     
    Caring for Grief in a Pandemic
    During the present pandemic, Wallace sees the essential and ongoing needs for advocacy and liberation, two of the central purposes of pastoral care. For African Americans this season of isolation, grief and loss also amplifies disparities and inequities. Hear about the rituals we all need, and the questions that Dr. Wallace says we need to be asking in this time of pandemic grief.   
     
    #3MMM #pandemicgrief #pandemicpastoring #liberationandgrief #pastoralcare #griefcare #caringforgrief #womenofcolorandgrief #griefconversations 

    • 29 min
    3MMM Episode 56: Community Grief

    3MMM Episode 56: Community Grief

    “So much of Zen practice is about warm hand to warm hand transmission.” Ian Case, Director of the Brooklyn Zen Center, joins #3MMM Host Eileen Campbell-Reed in this episode of our series on pandemic grief. 
    With the “stripping away of ritual and form” members of the Zen Center now meet for Dharma talks (educational teaching), services of meditation, and practice groups in online platforms. Many members are also finding ways to “bring the temple into their own home.”
    The community is experiencing some “lovely and surprising” side effects of the move to a virtual community. Listen to our conversation about establishing community intimacy, the importance of community agreements, and coping with community grief.  
    #3MMM #pandemicgrief #pandemicpastoring #communitygrief #BrooklynZen #griefconversations 
     

    • 37 min
    3MMM Episode 54: Listening in Community

    3MMM Episode 54: Listening in Community

    Listening matters. It matters for pastoral practice as well as personal relationships and every part of our lives. Listening is intimately connected to paying attention to life with all of our senses.
    Rev. Dr. Mary Clark Moschella, the Roger J. Squire Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling at Yale Divinity School joins #3MMM Host Eileen Campbell-Reed for a conversation about the power of listening.
    Ready to hear more? Subscribe to our 3MMM email here ----> 3mmm.us/MemberRegistrationSubscribers receive new (free!) videos to inform and inspire YOUR practice of ministry each week.
    #thinkingtheologically #listeningincommunity #listenfirst #pastoralcare #imaginationandjustice #clergylife #ministrylife #theologicaleducationtrends#pandemicpedagogy #pandemicpastoring #pandemicgrief 

    • 19 min
    3MMM Episode 53: BONUS! More on Spacious Conversations

    3MMM Episode 53: BONUS! More on Spacious Conversations

    "What’s really at stake here? How will this change people’s lives?" - Danielle Tumminio Hanson
    3MMM Episode 53: Bonus content!
    Hear more about: 
    + how to make space for tender conversation in diverse learning spaces
    + what we can learn from remorse
    + how embodied, relational learning can look in #seminarylife
    + how we can redefine and have new understandings of family 
    Rev. Dr. Danielle Tumminio Hansen, of Seminary of the Southwest, talks with host Eileen Campbell-Reed about how ministers, activists and theologians make connections between literature and theology. Danielle shares her story of walking alongside her friend's infertility journey. She explores what embodied theology looks like in the #practiceofministry and what #purposefulrest has looked like for her.
    Ready to hear more? Subscribe to our 3MMM email here ----> 3mmm.us/MemberRegistrationSubscribers receive new (free!) videos to inform and inspire YOUR practice of ministry each week.#thinkingtheologically#imaginationandjustice #clergylife #ministrylife #theologicaleducationtrends#harrypottertheology #GodandHarryPotter #BrotherMolly #infertilityandministry 

    • 23 min

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