Author: The Center for Practical Theology

Congratulations to Practical Theology Alum, Dr. Julian Gotobed!

Dr.  Julian Gotobed (STH 03′, STH 10′) has been appointed as the Director of Practical Theology and Mission at the Westcott House in Cambridge, England. Congratulations! Find more information about Dr. Gotobed’s appointment and the Westcott House with the following link:

Ministry in the Time of COVID-19: A Conversation with Nikki Young

Last Month, CPT Today Editor, Amy McLaughlin-Sheasby, reached out to Nikki Young to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on her work as a minister in Boston. Nikki just completed her second year in the Practical Theology PhD program at Boston University School of Theology, and also serves in ministry at Union Church. ——- Amy: […]

PhD Student, Scott Donahue-Martens, Wins Preaching Prize with Timely Sermon

  The Center for Practical Theology offers our congratulations to PhD student, Scott Donahue-Martens, who was recently honored as the recipient of The Massachusetts Bible Society’s 2020 Donald A. Wells Preaching Prize! Donahue-Martens is the third winner from Boston University School of Theology in the last eight years of the competition. Those who are interested […]

Who Is My Interlocutor?: Doing Practical Theology with My Mom

By Jasmin Figueroa, PhD Student in Practical Theology For the past three years, curious family members, friends, first dates, and prospective students have all asked me variations of the question, “so what do practical theologians actually do?” This shift in conversation has always given me pause, as my analytical brain takes over while I strategize internally […]