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

Social Media Tip #5: It’s Not For Everyone

5. Social media is not for everyone or for everything. Individuals and communities need to know what they’re going for and what medium or social media platform will be best for that. If you are looking to streamline communication between … Continue reading

Social Media Tip #4: Control and Conversation

4. You can’t control everything, but you can be part of the conversation. At the social media discussion at PC(USA)’s General Assembly one lady was concerned that someone outside of the church was posting about a random mission trip not … 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

Upon being an Intern; or, What Makes a Good Ministry Internship?

I am in the second full week at my summer internship. My co-intern and I were together all last week for orientation and whatnot, but this week we split up to go to different churches. It’s really hard to go … 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