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Our mission of text, soul, culture is enlivened by a commitment to discourse, embodied leadership, and creativity. Our collaborations and partnerships embody and extend Kingdom imagination and prophetic leadership for a world in need of complex thinkers and healers.


The Allender Center exists to foster redemption and healing in individuals, couples, and communities by helping them tell their stories with awareness and integrity while training leaders and professionals to engage the stories of others with courage, artistry, and care.

Formed in 2011 by Dr. Dan Allender, Becky Allender, Cathy Loerzel, and Dr. Keith Anderson, The Allender Center at The Seattle School was created to steward and further Dan Allender’s decades of teaching, training, and writing under a unified vision for healing and transformation.

The Allender Center at The Seattle School shapes and embolden leaders through an integration of dynamic instruction, praxis-oriented group work, and rigorous personal narrative work.

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Housed within The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology, The Other Journal is a twice-yearly print and digital journal that aims to create space for Christian interdisciplinary reflection, exploration, and expression at the intersection of theology and culture. Attempting to remain a step or two more popular than the typical scholarly journal and a step or two more scholarly than the typical popular magazine, TOJ collaborates with contributors around the globe to provide readers with provocative, challenging and insightful Christian commentary on current social issues, political events, cultural trends, and pop phenomena.

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The Center for Transforming Engagement equips leaders and teams to awaken social change. They go beyond traditional leadership training to cultivate resilience in the midst of changing social and cultural contexts. Through change models and methods, the Center for Transforming Engagement emboldens leaders and their teams to transform their service of God and neighbor in difficult contexts – and in the process, to be transformed.

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Christ & Cascadia’s mission is to serve Christian leaders and communities serving in the unique cultural space of Cascadia — the bioregion extending from the Pacific Ocean to the Continental Divide, spanning the US Pacific Northwest and the Canadian West. In the online journal, articles are written exclusively by local leaders in the academy, church, and culture to equip the church to better know and love this region. Originally founded by Fuller Seminary, Resilient Leaders Project is proud to house this offering.

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