NEW ARTICLE just released:  "Feelings, Multiculturalism, and the Work of Racial Justice" in Trouble the Water: A Christian Resource for the Work of Racial Justice. Michael-Ray Mathews, Marie Clare P. Onwubuariri, Cody J. Sanders, Editors. Macon, GA: Nurturing Faith Inc., 2017. pp 73-81 - view and/or download pdf here »  | See book entry on Amazon here »


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Congregational Resources for Facing Feelings: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers »   •  Amazon »   •  Barnes & Noble »   •  Apple »

God's Tapestry:  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers »   •  Amazon »   •  Barnes & Noble »   •  Apple »


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 "Differences Matter: Transformation through Appreciating Differences" - Click here »  or on the image above to view and/or download Bill's workshop flier [262k pdf].



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The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church meet for 3 days for Racial Justice and Reconciliation skill building - Kanuga, NC. VISIONS

with Valerie Batts March 9-12, 2017 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation: Skill Building for the Global Community See Episcopal News Service article:  Episcopal Bishops make three-day journey into diversity and inclusion (Click on link to article and video)

"... their colleagues [The House of Bishops] completed three days of intensive work on diversity and inclusion conducted by Valerie Batts and Bill Kondrath of Visions Inc. Those three days constituted the beginning of the bishops’ March 10-14 meeting.... Springfield Bishop Dan Martins, who blogged about the meeting, said that the time allotted to conversations at each table allowed those with whom he was seated “to go deeper in some very profound ways than we’ve been able to do in the past.” Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service


Facing Feelings in Faith Communities: A Q&A with Bill Kondrath

Bill recently answered questions for Alban at Duke about his research and his passion for helping communities of faith explore the place of emotion in their life together. See here »


Feelings as entry points to engaging and valuing differences

… “The path to a more multicultural church travels through the landscape of emotional awareness - knowing what we are feeling, and being responsive to the feelings of others…”

An article in Crux, October 2014 (Volume 3 Issue 1 pp 19-20). Crux is  a publication of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut. View article here » (requires Flash plug-in)

This article can be viewed/downloaded as a pdf here »



The Role of Emotions in Religious Leadership and Community

Each fall, the Journal of Religious Leadership (JRL) publishes papers presented at the spring conference of the Academy of Religious Leadership. In April 2014, scholars, pastors, denominational leaders, and graduate students gathered in Decatur, Georgia to exchange theories, practical applications, and questions on the theme of “The Role of Emotions in Religious Leadership and Community.” It was a zesty meeting.

Read the volume introduction by William Kondrath (81k pdf) here ». The JRL articles is this issue will be available online one year after publication (Fall 2015) from the Academy of Religious Leadership website here » 

Journal of Religious Leadership
Volume 13, Number 2 Fall 2014

  • “Introduction to Volume” by William M. Kondrath - Page 1
  • “Anxiety, Emotions, and Encounters with Difference: Exploring the Roots of Conflict in Congregations” by Leanna K. Fuller - Page 5
  • “Developing Affective Competence through Spiritual Practice” by Sara Shisler Goff - Page 33
  • “Motive and Movement: Affective Leadership through the Work of Preaching” by Carson E. Reed - Page 63
  • “Hope in the Wilderness: Addressing Compassion Fatigue in Professionals Who Work with Individuals in Crisis” by Sandra F. Selby - Page 83
  • “Feelings in the Bible: Tools for Religious Leadership Education” by Lynda Z. Tyson - Page 111

The Messenger, March 2013 - Diocese of Edmonton (Canada)


Article in The Messenger, March 2013 (p2) by Margaret Marschall (The Messenger is a section of the Anglican Journal (Anglican Church of Canada) serving the Dioceses of Athabasca and Edmonton. PDF download (Diocese of Edmonton): Link »