book reflections, cultural issues, personal

Best of ’17

The past few years, at the end of the calendar year, I've posted a list of my favorite books read, blogs read, and blogs written. But I've been less actively blogging in 2017 and more actively writing other things (because, well, grad school!), as well as pretty actively living, learning, serving, and so on. So,… Continue reading Best of ’17

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

book reflections, personal

Reading List

Spiritual Memoirs: Augustine's Confessions Nadia Bolz-Weber's Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner and Saint Frederick Buechner's Now And Then: A Memoir of Vocation Rachel Held Evans' Searching For Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church Susan Isaacs' Angry Conversations With God: A Snarky But Authentic Spiritual Memoir Anne Lamott's Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts… Continue reading Reading List