A Message from NTSWest President, Dr. John D.Elia- March 27

March  27, 2020 Dr. John D’Elia, President and Professor of Christian History and Culture New Theological Seminary of the West Dear Friends of NTSW, Grace and peace to all of you as we all navigate some truly unexpected times. So much of what we’re doing in our homes and churches and seminaries is completely unprecedented, but I’m happy to say that the team here at NTSW is working hard to learn some new ways to serve you. In the meantime, I offer this letter of encouragement. Brother Lawrence was a 17th-century monk who left some wonderful writings that still bless us. (You can read about him here.) Today I came across a quote that fits very well with our situation: “It is not necessary for being with God to be always at church. We may make a sanctuary of our hearts where we can retreat from time to time to speak Continue Reading