Tag - life

Stop Smelling the Syllabus

Life is full of surprises. A tired, cliche phrase, I know. But the phrase speaks the truth. With friends and family, we share stories that surprised us. We remember them vividly because the stories are pivotal in shaping our lives. Seminary life, on...

Life Doesn’t Get Easier

We like to think, during times of challenge or stress, that life will get easier. I have bad news. Are you sitting down? It doesn’t. Not without intentionally letting some things go. It took me a long time to see this. College was a huge step...

Seminary Studies and Devotional Time

Lots of Christians have a “devotional time” or something like that… a time that is set aside daily to study God’s word, pray, and worship. Me, I try to do it first thing in the morning. Starting my day focusing on God and his...

Learning and doing in seminary

I was reading James this morning and thinking, in particular, about James 2:24. Then, this evening I was reading Live. Work. Play. and was reminded how this applies to seminary. Worth quoting here: I’m glad I am taking the time to go through...

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