Saints Don’t Wear Tights

By on February 28, 2013

When we hear the word “sainthood,” we are likely to associate it with the longstanding tradition of acknowledging those who have demonstrated a remarkable degree of spirituality. It may also remind us of beautiful, ancient artwork illustrating Church fathers (with awesome-looking beards) and mothers (with awesome lack thereof). The past figures inspire living Christians to Read More...


Begin With The End In Mind {Legacy of a faithful seminarian}

By on November 27, 2012

I remember Wednesday nights, cooking dinner, then packing Thursday’s sack lunch, Thursday’s sack dinner, and Friday’s sack lunch. Friday night’s dinner would have to wait until late that night, when we’d finally arrive home from our weekly seminary marathon. My husband and I were both working full time and in seminary full time, working four Read More...

Look before you leap

By on November 1, 2012

Today’s post is by guest writer Elliot Ritzema: Elliot is an editor at Logos Bible Software. He is the editor of 300 Quotations for Preachers and 400 Prayers for Preachers, a major contributor to the Faithlife Study Bible, and a regular contributor to Bible Study Magazine. He grew up in North Carolina and earned a Read More...


Wrestling Together

By on December 13, 2010

In Cross-Shattered Christ, Stanley Hauerwas wrote in his introduction that, ‘Mystery does not name a puzzle that cannot be solved. Rather, mystery names that which we know, but the more we know, the more we are forced to rethink everything we think we know.’ (pp. 15). Prior to the statement, he has pointed out that Read More...



Walking Tour

What They Don’t Tell You on the Walking Tour

By on September 27, 2010

Every seminarian remembers visiting their seminary for the first time. Everything on the walking tour is mesmerizing. You crane to take it all in as you revere current students that pass by (secretly wondering if that could ever be you) and hang on every word from your tour guide. You’re on complete sensory and emotional Read More...


More Free Kindles For Seminary Students

By on August 2, 2010

Its time for another writing contest! We’re going to give away four e-readers or $200 toward books. (winner’s choice) Have you thought about sharing your seminary journey with the world? Perhaps you are interested in pontificating about how seminary could be better, or have questions that you’re not finding answers to regarding your seminary journey. Read More...


From Seminary Into Ministry: What Dangers Will We Face?

By on July 19, 2010

The year is 2015. Flying cars and hoverboards are everywhere, and most of us will have graduated from seminary. Maybe most of the world’s problems will be fixed in this short amount of time. There could be self-drying clothes and pizza that takes just seconds to hydrate—but probably not. And regardless of whether life is Read More...