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Ministry Leaders

The Brehm Center was founded to help ministry leaders consider and experience how the arts might shape their ministry practices in creative and theologically informed ways. Explore our programs and resources specially designed to equip pastors and ministry leaders in this unprecedented season of ministry. We offer both group experiences and resources that you can use on your own.

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Brehm Residency

The mission of the Brehm Residency is to cultivate relationships between artists and ministry leaders who are mutually dedicated to the artistic renewal of our communities and their churches. The seven-month cohort includes a synchronous online curriculum and a series of online retreats, allowing opportunities for theological education, vocational encouragement, art-making, and deep relationships for artists, church leaders, and entire congregations––and ultimately for the renewal of our communities.

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Micah Groups

Part of the Brehm Preaching initiative, Micah Groups are a diverse community of Christian leaders who are committed to the convergence of worship, preaching, and justice. Micah Group members engage in courageous conversation around pressing issues of justice while being encouraged in personal discipleship and empowered as wise leaders who seek justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with God.

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Well-Formed Worship Leader

The Well-Formed Worship Leader Cohort is designed to address eight core areas of leadership in the vocation of worship leadership, including themes of spiritual, theological, cultural, and liturgical leadership. In this intimate, 10-week program, you will also examine pressing cultural conversations in worship leadership such as race and technology.

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Resources

Are you looking for a specialized worship or arts resource? Through FULLER Formation, the Brehm Center offers a number of online resources engaging specific art forms, such as faith and film, music and worship, the arts in spiritual formation, and more. If you aren’t near one of our Brehm Center locations––or even if you are––access our online worship, theology, and arts resources from anywhere.

Nurturing your God-Given Creativity

Creativity is not reserved for just a few talented people. It’s built into each one of us as a reflection of the Creator God.

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Healing Cultural Divisions Through Art

Makoto Fujimura, founder of the Culture Care movement, and others reflect on what it means to care for culture as artists and as appreciators of the arts.

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Connecting Justice and Worship

Based on the book The Dangerous Act of Worship by Mark Labberton, this course helps you to develop a clearer definition of what it means to worship.

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Initiatives

Brehm Music

Brehm Music exists to integrate musical expression with worship, theology, and art. This involves academic offerings, Fuller Chapel coordination, creation and publication of new music, as well as hosting or participating in conferences, events, and church consultations.

Brehm Preaching

The vision of Brehm Preaching is to proclaim Jesus Christ and to catalyze a movement of empowered, wise preachers who seek justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with God, leading others to join God’s mission in the world.

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Brehm Visual Arts

The Brehm Visual Arts initiative supports Christian engagement with the visual arts, exploring their formative and theological importance in respect to persons, worshipping communities, and the society at large. Through resources, programs, and mentorship opportunities, Brehm Visual Arts follows the way faith can inform visual art and visual art can shape faith.

Contact Us

Pasadena

(626) 304-3789

brehmcenter@fuller.edu

135 N. Oakland Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91182

Primary Contact: Ruth Schmidt

Houston

10200 Richmond Ave #170
Houston, TX 77042

Primary Contact: David Taylor

Seattle

cascadia@fuller.edu

160 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122

Primary Contact: May Kytonen