Student Testimonials

Hear what students have to say about the program? Can you see yourself in the for the Emergence Leadership Academy starting August 2020?

Please join us for an info session to meet the program director, Rev. Dr. Ryan Polly, and learn more about the program. You can register here.

Rev. Michael Davis


Rev. AnnE O’Neil

Like all of One Spirit's program, Emergent Leadership Academy (ELA) is one of the most loving, rigorous, sometimes frustrating, sometimes scary, sometimes gut-wrenching experiences you could have. In other words, it is a huge opportunity for true transformation. ...Read More


Rev. Laura Young


Meet just some of the students in the first cohort for this program.

Rev. Melissa Stewart

As a clinical social worker and an interfaith/interspiritual minister, I am passionate about grounding myself in the things that inspire and sustain me through hard times, that shore up my resilience and commitment to not only surviving but to thriving in a complicated ...Read More


Rev. Brad Learmonth

I have had a career as a leader in developing programs in the non-profit performing arts field for over 30 years. I am a graduate of both the Seminary and the Interspiritual Counseling Program at One Spirit and I now serve as the president of the board. I am excited to ...Read More


Rev. Pjae Stanley

Just as graduation as an interfaith minister was upon me, I was asked to enter into conversation for the position of Spiritual leader at a Center in Fort Worth which I accepted and have held for a year. A friend and One Spirit Graduate, knowing of my concerns about developing an inclusive leadership ...Read More