My final reflection for my Seminary course on the Holy Spirit: Shortly after starting to put together some thoughts and some notes on creativity and the Holy Spirit, I discovered that this topic was bigger than the parameters of this assignment. I feel I could study the intersection of these two concepts indefinitely. Therefore, for… Continue reading Creativity and the Holy Spirit: Resistance, Hospitality, and Permission
I just finished my third year of Seminary. Most of the students who started with me just graduated and are moving on to their ministries. Since I have been attending part-time, I still have a few years to go. I haven't shared much about my experience with my classes here mainly because it has been… Continue reading What is Mission?
It is Pride Month and I’ve been wanting to share something to honor that, but I have been timid. Then I had the opportunity to hear a panel of LGBTQ Voices at a local Methodist Church sponsored by The Reformation Project (www.reformationproject.org). When asked “How can someone express their support? How can we be good… Continue reading Eyes that See
This Lenten season our church has been talking about Transformation. Many members have shared their personal stories of transformation, so I thought I would share more of what God has been doing in my life. During Lent, we are often encouraged to take on additional spiritual disciplines. Some common ones are prayer, journaling, fasting, worship,… Continue reading One Word
Well, it was a short adventure, but a good one. I have withdrawn from Seminary. Yes, after just seven weeks. But that was enough. It was enough for me to learn what I needed to learn, for now. I knew going in that it was an exploratory venture. That I would ‘check it out and… Continue reading The Woes & Adventures of a Seminary Dropout…
This week I shared a bit more of my story on my church's Spiritual Formation blog. You can follow the link to see the post, or read the text below. First United Methodist Church Grapevine Blog post This is my (Crazy) Story…Crazy for God God is calling me to Ministry. I am not sure exactly… Continue reading This is my (Crazy) Story…Crazy for God