Articles by Flora Bridges
The Reverend Dr. Flora Wilson Bridges recently served as Senior Minister of the First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn. She is the former Speghar-Halligan Professor of Ecumenical Collaboration in Interfaith Dialogue in the Graduate School of Theology and Ministry at Seattle University. Dr. Bridges is the author of Resurrection Song: African-American Spirituality.
By Flora Wilson Bridges
The focus here is to recognize that mainline churches are transitioning out of archaic organizational models to become more inclusive, more diverse, and more open to God’s transforming grace though sound, energetic biblical engagement. Rev. Bridges is urging clergy to reaffirm and reclaim the power of the Spirit that speaks to us through the Bible.