Stop Smelling the Syllabus

By on November 8, 2010

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 the other hand, can become mechanical because of its lack of spontaneity. Read More...


Summer Intensive

By on June 16, 2008

Well, today I start a week of a 9-5 class called Introduction to Pastoral and Theological Studies. I’ll write a post later in the week to give some of my thoughts on 1 week intensives, but for now I just wanted to comment on how amazing my fellow classmates are in this class. So, one Read More...




And so it begins…

By on February 5, 2008

So, I just returned home from my first official, residential, seminary class. Before the class started I was just sitting there, taking it all in… 6 years to get here… wow! So, the class was great. The 3 hours FLEW by. While the material wasn’t the most interesting content I couldn’t help but smile and Read More...




he(B+)rew

By on January 23, 2008

As you may or may not know, I recently completed a 2 week intensive for Hebrew 1. Today I got my grades and was very pleased with my B+. The grade however got me to thinking… do all seminaries have the same grading scale? My B+ was a 91-93… I remember in undergrad (oh, so Read More...