ministry, Scripture, spiritual, stories, theological

Imagination: A Sermon

A sermon offered in preaching class... “I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth takes its name. I pray that, according to the riches of his glory, he may grant that you may be strengthened in your inner being with power through his Spirit, and that Christ may… Continue reading Imagination: A Sermon

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church, Scripture, spiritual, theological

Foot Washing for the 21st Century

This Holy Week (specifically Maundy Thursday) reflection was originally posted on the blog of Church of the Incarnation. I don't think I ever posted it here, so here it is! It was Holy Week 2014 and I was hungry. I had decided to fast on Good Friday from the time I woke up until I… Continue reading Foot Washing for the 21st Century

community, ministry, personal, spiritual

Side Effects of a Seminary Semester

I’ve been drafting this one for about 4 months. It’s a chronicle of the “side effects” experienced over the course of my first semester of seminary – those unexpected, sometimes humorous, sometimes meaningful things that start happening and keep happening whether you like it or not. So, if you ever start seminary, maybe watch out… Continue reading Side Effects of a Seminary Semester

community, ministry, stories, theological

An Indo Board and a Lesson in Servant Leadership

For the last few days, a few friends and I have had access to an indo board, a balance trainer that looks like this: We weren't exactly sure what to do with the indo board (especially me since I have very minimal physical coordination). But we enjoyed sitting, laying, and standing on it nonetheless, accompanied… Continue reading An Indo Board and a Lesson in Servant Leadership