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Evil and the Board of Ordained Ministry

For seminary, I’ve been starting to work on some of what will one day be a response to questions in ordination paper work. Here’s my first go at the Book of Discipline’s question “What is your understanding of evil as it exists in our world?” 571 more words

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Sans Collar

Good afternoon from my office,

I am between advising, grading, prepping, and trying to manage a bite to eat at my desk. Leftovers and hard-boiled eggs. 1,466 more words

A Collision of Worlds

When I was in seminary, I made a few really good friends. It all started one night towards the end of one of our intensive weeks out in St. 729 more words


We are still here! Summer flew by and we are settling into our cool weather routines. Our winter coats, hats and gloves are now accessible and we’re bundling up for our evening walks. 463 more words

In The Home

Where Do You Stand?

Earlier this week I saw some of my Facebook friends ecstatic because the pastor of Hillsong Church New York will not condemn the LGBT community. As if somehow his silence is a good thing. 955 more words

Joy as ordination takes place in Merthyr Tydfil

There was immense joy at St Illtyd’s, Dowlais today as one of their own was ordained by Archbishop George Stack to the Sacred Priesthood. ¬†Fr Gareth Thomas was ordained for the Passionist order and was their first ordination for 21 years. 147 more words


Throwback Thursday

I’m feeling old. This was from my ordination in 2000. The kiddos are grown and on their own now.