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Why Seminary?

"A woman asked me at lunch today -- not in a confrontational way, but just in the I'm-confused way in which it often comes -- 'And why are you going to seminary?'" - Dr. Greg Garrett,¬†Crossing Myself: A Story of Spiritual Rebirth If I had a dollar for every time I've been asked that (and… Continue reading Why Seminary?

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church, theological

Epiphany

Tonight I visited a small church called Journey Church, an emergent community in the heart of Dallas that I think, in their gatherings, seamlesly weave together older hymns, liturgy, and communion with newer music, modern art on the walls, and authentic community. Because last Friday, the twelfth day after Christmas, was officially the holiday of… Continue reading Epiphany