Faculty Spotlight: David Watson

Academic Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Associate Professor of New Testament 1 | What Do You Like Most About Teaching at United? I love the dialogue with students, whether in person or in online discussions. Lecturing is necessary and can be an effective means of teaching when done well, but being in dialogue…

Student Spotlight: Mario A. Bolivar

United Theological Seminary is a place where I can continue my spiritual growth and intellectual transformation without being overwhelmed. It is a place where I am allowed to challenge my beliefs but not bury them, grow in faith and let the Spirit guide me through every phase with the help of all the resources of…

Spotlight: Rev. Tracey Leslie, 93′

I’m currently serving as pastor of the Marquette Park United Methodist Church in Gary, Indiana, where I am the only pastoral staff in a racially diverse urban congregation. Although it’s within the city limits, it’s a small, close-knit community on the shores of Lake Michigan where the Indiana Dunes begin. I am in my 8th…