Monthly Archives: September 2013

Justify Me

It took me a few seconds to recognize his seizure, two seats away. It took a few more to remember what to do, and by the time I had the wherewithal to “spring into action!” three others already had. Moments … Continue reading

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Poignant Prayer

Seminary is intense. At least, for one who’s trying to catch up with the second year students and squeeze as much from readings, lectures, and office hours as possible, it’s busy, challenging, and thrilling. Blogging won’t take time from of … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Slicker

The siren song of fame haunts me in Gordon Conwell halls. The brick buildings, the wing-back chairs, and Dr. Gibson’s bow ties all make me think of a happier Dead Poets Society or a duller Harry Potter, and I want … Continue reading

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Numinous as they are Numerous: The Donkey Prophecy et. al.

I stumbled out of Lecture Hall 1, marveling about a donkey. The “Casket Empty” overview of the Old and New Testaments by Drs. Carol Kaminski and David Palmer had injected me with new understanding and excitement about the Bible. In … Continue reading

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Queue This Up: Trip Lee’s “Robot,” “War”

Every so often, I listen to or read something that speaks for itself, needs little commentary, and I recommend adding to your reading list or iPod for your next long wait, run, or drive. Queue this up:   Art can accomplish … Continue reading

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“Humbled and Encouraged”

“I’m humbled and encouraged.” I don’t know how many times I said it walking out the door. The people around me were probably sick of hearing it, but that’s exactly what I was (and am): humbled and encouraged. Annie and … Continue reading

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One Thing You Should Know About Each of the Minor Prophets

Six months ago, I learned that I’d have to take an “Old Testament Competency Exam” during orientation. I’d heard that the (“required”/remedial) OT Survey class is actually a great course, so my prayer this morning was: God, if I should take … Continue reading

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