Online Courses

Living from the Spiritual Heart

Join Tilden Edwards, Shalem’s founder and senior fellow, for support in deepening your spiritual life.

Open Hands, Willing Hearts

Recognizing and living into one’s call is a lifelong process of discernment. Join Patience Robbins and Margaret Pfeil to look at your life and notice your unique contribution to God’s vision.

Contemplative Leadership Seminar

Join Leah Rampy to reflect on and gain support for contemplative leadership, a countercultural practice grounded in deep listening and compassion.

Living Word, Living Way

Join Leader Patience Robbins as she guides you through the use of lectio divina, walking meditation, the practice of gratitude, and intercessory prayers.

Opening to the Spirit

Join Leader Carole Crumley as she illuminates the introductory core prayer practices found in Tilden Edwards’ Living in the Presence.


Our mission is to nurture contemplative living and leadership.


Grounded in our understanding of God’s desire for peace, wholeness and well-being, we envision a world transformed by contemplative living and leadership in which all people honor one another and creation, recognize their unity and interconnectedness, and courageously seek to live out of this reality.