Advent in August: A Crazy College Ministry Idea

Advent is weird in higher education. Good weird but still weird. Advent officially begins when we are in the last swings of class and start prepping for finals but officially ends after we have left for the semester. So the … Continue reading

Longing for Community Part 1: We are The Church Together

Did you ever sing that song? “I am the church! You are the church! We are the church together! All who follow Jesus all around the world, yes, we’re the church together!” I learned that song while working with a … Continue reading

Mild Rant: I Doubt the Church Wants Young Adults

It’s time to stop blaming young adults. It’s time to stop blaming young adults for “leaving” the church. It’s time to stop blaming young adults for the declining membership of churches. It’s time to stop blaming young adults for being … Continue reading

Numbering My Worries: Personal Reflection

I just had an article published on Unbound called “Numbering My Worries” as part of their¬†Inside Agitators: Seminarians for Justice issue.¬†First and foremost, I am honored to be included in this issue along with several others from my seminary and … Continue reading

Ashes on My Hand: A Prayer to Begin Lent

The Ashes on My Hand: A Prayer to Begin Lent God–I’m so tired of Lent. I’m tired of the individualistic religiosity I see in others and especially in me I am so frustrated by the Christianity I see on TV … Continue reading