Seminary or Cemetery? How Theological Educators Can Assist Their Students

I have heard a bunch of jokes by the close-minded religious person that Seminary is best pronounced Cemetery.  While theological education has been one of the greatest gifts to my faith, I do understand why this reputation has developed.  Part of the problem is ministers' inability to trust the … Read more about Seminary or Cemetery? How Theological Educators Can Assist Their Students

Left behind.

Welp, today is the rapture. And I got left behind. It seems all my friends did too. If we're going to live here together, let's try to fix this place up — shall we, roomies? Here's a good read from my and Tripp's former professor, Dr. Bill Leonard. Tomorrow I'm posting audio from my sermon … Read more about Left behind.

Grace

This was my meditation for our church email this week. For Youth Sunday, I'm preaching on the Good Samaritan. There’s a woman named Grace who lives on my street in the Tenderloin District, San Francisco. When I say she lives on my street, I mean that literally — she's homeless. I pass her … Read more about Grace

Claremont’s New University

Today the new University Project announced it’s official name - Claremont Lincoln University. You can read about the background story of the name here. As a Claremont student, I am invested in the future of the project. I had desired to come to the School of Theology for a while but that was … Read more about Claremont’s New University

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