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This is church?

Tomorrow, with my other colleagues in the diocese, I will be renewing my commitment to service as a priest in the cathedral at the Chrism Eucharist. 219 more words


The Collar and The Queer

Yesterday I realized that I would not be ordained for another 3-4 years.

In four years I’d like to married and possibly on my way into a PhD program, but I’m still going to be struggling to find a ministry position to support myself and my family. 975 more words


Always Be READY

I had the privilege to preach at the ordination service of a good friend and fellow servant of Christ.  While it was a great honor, it was also a very difficult task for me as the location chosen was one in which I had endured years of hardship before being rescued by God’s mighty hand.   1,950 more words

Life Lessons

I Was Accepted!

Yay–I found out a couple of days ago that I’ve officially been accepted as a student at Indiana Wesleyan!  Woot, woot!

Now I need to go through applying for financial aid and all those other little things to get started.  84 more words

Milestones On The Journey


If someone had been looking at the EKIC calendar for last week and wondering about our activities, it would have looked like a really easy week, one of those weeks where you promise to get at all the bits and pieces that have accumulated because they weren’t significant enough to break into the normally busy routines. 545 more words


The sacred call of ministry, Part 2

Here is a trustworthy saying: Whoever aspires to be an overseer desires a noble task. (1 Tim. 3:1)

The terms overseer, elder, pastor, bishop, and shepherd are used interchangeably in the New Testament. 549 more words

Pastoral Ministry