Conversation with Sharon Watkins

General Minister and President, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

sharon_watkins.jpgIn September 2008, Glenn Carson, President of the Historical Society, sat down for a conversation with Sharon Watkins, General Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

In this one hour dialogue, Dr. Watkins reflects on growing up in a Disciples congregation and home; remembers her call to ministry; shares thoughts on her faith pilgrimage; reveals her favorite scriptures and talks in depth about her vision for the Church.

The following segments are MP3 audio files that can be played with the embedded player by clicking on the arrow next to each segment.

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Memories growing up (3:21)
Life as the oldest child (1:43)
Christmas growing up (2:23)
Christmas as an adult (3:36)
Growing up as a Disciple (4:31)
Called to ministry (6:31)
The path to seminary (6:15)
Time in the Congo (4:34)
Bible favorites (3:13)
The past 3 years (7:35)
Vision for 21st Century (10:43)