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

Do you feel like you’re learning about innovative ministry in seminary?

I love the book Tribal Church, and I was excited when I got onto Twitter to follow its author Carol Howard Merrit @CarolHoward. I didn’t expect for her to start responding to my tweets or to fall into conversation with … Continue reading

Ordination Exams are our Kobayashi Maru

I’ve been catching up with some friends recently thanks to social media. Some of them haven’t heard I’m in seminary and planning to become a pastor. Those are the most fun conversations laced with interesting questions. Several times people have … Continue reading

How has your time in seminary changed the way you view Christmas?

“How has your time in seminary changed the way you view Christmas?” @markrsmith It’s that time of year. It’s in between semesters, finals are over, there’s family around, and there are multiple animals who require much petting. Eggnog, pie, cookies, … Continue reading