PSR/GTU Community Members Speak Out Against Berkeley’s Measure S

Many members of the PSR/GTU community have voiced their opinion regarding Measure S. Among the many clergy and religious leader signatures is PSR President, Riess Potterveld.

Ugandan Pastor Winston Mukasa Learns through TEL

PSR’s Theological Education for Leadership (TEL) program welcomes our first international student, Winston Mukasa, a young minister and musician from Uganda.  Winston is a pastor at the Mavuno <

VIDEO: The Other Convention - A Church Votes On Gay Rights

Professor Randall Miller & PSR are featured in a documentary that will appear soon on PBS about the recent UMC General Conference’s deliberations on LGBT rights.

Should death penalty be scrapped?

YES: Jesus taught us to forgive, not to exact vengeance - Of all people, Christians ought to appreciate the danger and tragedy of executing someone who might have been wrongly convicted and

Announcement of Appointments

PSR announces the appointments of a new faculity position and two new staff members.

Announcing a New PSR-UCC Partnership in Online Learning

We are excited to announce a partnership with PSR's Theological Education for Leadership (TEL) program and United Church of Christ, called "THAT WE ALL MA

Bishop John Shelby Spong: “The Pacific School of Religion and Theological Education for Tomorrow’s Christianity”

I spent a week recently teaching in the summer session of the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California. It was a demanding schedule of four hours a day from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

CLGS Executive Director Bernie Schlager comments on the new Archbishop of San Francisco

With the appointment of Bishop of Oakland, Salvatore Cordileone to the position of Archbishop of San Francisco, many are concerned that this outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage rights could hav

VIDEO: The Value of a Progressive Christian Gospel

Watch the incredible conversation and Q & A session held last week at PSR

Leaders Make the Future - Tuesday Night with Bob Johansen

Bob Johansen, Senior Fellow at the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto will speak in the Bade, as part of the summer lecture series.  Bob h