Chad Brinkman

Monday, Feb 09, 2015

Emerging Seminarian Leaders Prepare for Their Pilgrimage to Ghana with Episcopal Relief & Development

In the next few weeks, two emerging seminary leaders will join others, including the Presiding Bishop, on Episcopal Relief & Development’s pilgrimage to Ghana, Africa. Charles Bauer and Lisa Jacoby are the recipients of the 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development Ghana Pilgrimage Seminary

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Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014

Advent Lessons from The Sound of Music, or a Few of Our Favorite Things…

In my past life, I was an active theatrical director and designer.  For a few years, I taught theater at a wonderful private school in Texas.  During this time I helped to establish a theater program for the school.  One of the highlights of this program was the annual musical product

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Monday, Nov 03, 2014

Gifts of Love, Gifts for Life!

Advent is a season to anticipate the coming of Christ. And what better way to celebrate the spirit of the Christ Child, than to love one another as Christ loved us! In my work on the Engagement team here at Episcopal Relief & Development, one of the joys of my job is hearing about the creative

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Sunday, Jul 06, 2014

Louisville Church Joins with Sudanese Congregation to Care for Displaced

By Chad Brinkman
Disasters come in many forms. In most cases, we think of disasters in terms of natural phenomena like earthquakes and hurricanes. The reality is that disasters can be anything that disrupts the function of a community or creates loss of life and

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Sunday, Jun 29, 2014

Texan Barbecue Feast Nourishes Communities Worldwide

By Chad Brinkman
Being from Texas, I understand the inexplicable draw of slow cooked brisket over smoky wood and the hot, tangy bite of a well-prepared rib.  Whether a perk of my position, or owing to the fact that I have family that raised cattle in my youth,

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Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014

‘I will, with God’s Help’

By Chad Brinkman As I think on the coming season of Lent, I reflect on the Baptismal Covenant, the promises made in the presence of God as to how we are called to live out our faith. In the Baptismal Covenant the question is asked: “Will you strive for justice and peace among all people,

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