MaryKate Morse - Research Bibliography

Published Books and Chapters

Never Alone: Mentoring Communities for Developing Leaders,   NavPress, TBP Summer 2020. 

“The Holy Spirit and Prayer: Love among Us, beside, Us, and in Us,” article in Holy Spirit: An Unfinished Agenda” Singapore, Armour Publishing, November 2014.

“The Man Behind the Curtain: Who Is This Covenant Theologian?” Covenant-Making: The Fabric of Relationship, festschrift for Dr. Larry Shelton, eds. Charles L. Conniry and Laura K. Simmons, Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, June 2014.

Guidebook to Prayer: 24 Ways to Walk with God, InterVarsity Press, September 2013.

“The Horse and Rider: Leadership as Body and Environment,” Gospel After Christendom: New Voices, New Cultures, New Expressions. Baker Books, September 2012.

"Leading from the Center: Body and Place," Called to Lead. Abilene University Press, August 2012

Making Room for Leadership: Power, Space, and Influence, InterVarsity Press, December 2008

“The Dry Well,” Giving Ourselves to Prayer: An Acts 6:4 Primer for Ministry, March 2008

Scholarly Publications – Peer Reviewed

“Group Spiritual Direction and a ‘Failure of Nerve,’” Evangelical Spiritual Direction Association ESDA Dialogue: Issue 37: Group Spiritual Direction, April, 2014.

"Noticing the Duck: The Art of Asking Spiritual Questions” Presence, 51-58, (September, 2009).

“Jesus’ Use of Social Power in Honor-Shame Conflicts: A Model for Male-Female Interactions,” Crucible, (October, 2008).

“Gender Wars: Biology Offers Insights to Biblical Problem” Priscilla Papers, Vol 20, No 1, Winter 2006

“Enhancing the Learning and Retention of New Testament Greek in Adult Students,” Teaching Theology and Religion (January, 2004).

“Teaching Prayer in Seminary” paper submitted to Evangelical Theological Society, November 21, 2002, published on line at

The Relationship of Wisdom to Transformational Leadership: Illustrated by the Historical Jesus, Doctoral Dissertation at Gonzaga University, (February, 1996) .

“Henri J. M. Nouwen: A Pastoral Voice for the Re-formation of Theological Education,” Faculty Dialogue, No. 23 (Winter 1995).

“Scripture Reflections: A Response to Goddess Worship,” Quaker Religious Thought 25, No. 3 (March 1992).

“Quakers and the Grimké Sisters in 19th-Century America,” Kardia: A Journal of Wesleyan Thought 4, No. 1 (Spring 1989).

“A Theology of Light from the Words of Jesus,” Kardia: A Journal of Wesleyan Thought 2 (1986).

Professional Publications

“The Must-Know” Prayer for Women Leaders,  April 2, 2014

“What Does the Trinity Have to Do with Prayer?”, January 2014

“Prayer as Love Relationship with the Trinity” NWYM, July 2012

"I Am Stuck!" Fullfill , April 11, 2011

"How Women Plant Churches" January 19, 2011 Duke Divinity School

"Serve or Avoid?" December 2010/January 2011, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Connection

"Reflections on Quaker Leadership" May 2010, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Connection

"Is it Un-Christlike to Work a Room?" August 5, 2010 Duke Divinity School

"The Yeast Factor," Intervarsity Press Graduate Women, The Well, 10/08

“The Real Dividing Wall: Denominational Differences and Multi-culturalism,” Off the Map Idealab (ezine), 08/30/05      

“This Little Light of Mine: Evangelism Contextualized,” Off the Map Idealab (ezine), 05/15/05 

A Quaker at the War College,” published in various venues Quaker Life (November 2004), Fox Journal (January, 2004), Northwest Christian News Northwest (March, 2005), and online at Barclay Café (September, 2004)

“My Turn: We Won’t Let This War Pull Us Apart,” Newsweek, (April 14, 2003)

“Todd’s Story,” USAA Magazine 26, No. 2 (April 1995). Reprinted in Under 25 (Spring 1997)

“The Fly or the Ointment?: Women in Leadership,” Evangelical Friend 25, No. 2 (January/February 1991)

“Home and the Homeless,” Friends’ World News 2, No. 135 (1990)

“The Worship Experience: How Can We Make It Work?” Evangelical Friend 23, No. 5/6 (January/February 1990)

“Inclusive Language,” Priscilla Papers NW (1990)  

Online Articles author/marykate-morse/ seminary/faculty/bio/morse- research.html

Published Presentations

"Flourishing, not Fear: Why Aren't We Flourishing (Part I)", The Well, 04/09

"Flourishing, not Fear: The Gift of Power (Part II)", The Well, 05/09

"Flourishing, not Fear: The Gift of Love (Part III)", The Well, 06/09

"Flourishing, not Fear: The Gift of a Sound Mind (Part IV), The Well, 07/09

“Table-keeping with Christ” posted 09/05/06

“Celebrating Jesus’ Passion to Free Us: John 7 & 8” posted 08/01/06

“Christ at the Center: Formation and the Problem of Distraction” posted 02/24/05