About Rev. Amanda Henderson

Rev. Amanda Henderson is a 2012 graduate of Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas. While at Brite, Amanda received the Granville Walker Preaching Award, facilitated Interfaith Dialogues with the Multicultural Alliance, traveled to Israel and Palestine to study Peace and Justice, and developed a thriving outreach ministry with a local congregation. In addition, she is a recent Fellow with the Beatitudes Society.

Amanda Henderson on Building Bridges

It took us a few weeks to coordinate our schedules, but when we finally connected, we decided to meet at the funky, hipster coffee shop on the edge of downtown Denver that lies halfway between the churches that we each serve. Rob is the pastor at a new church plant in the neighborhood where I serve a mainline, 124 year-old congregation. At first glance we couldn’t be serving more different communities. Rob is serving a non-denominational Evangelical church that meets in a renovated warehouse … [Read more...]

Amanda Henderson on Celebrating Diverse Perspectives with CANA

Over the past few months I have been grateful to be a part of a developing 'network of networks' called the CANA Initiative. CANA can be seen as a collective of faith-engaged organizations, individuals, institutions, and networks who are rooted in a generous Christian spirit, seeking to embody a new Christian ethos through:  convening advocating  networking and  acting.  I believe the time is right for people to come together to learn from each other, and to partner so that we each may: … [Read more...]