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Survival Guide: 2 More Tips After Wrapping Up My Final Year

After my first year of divinity school, I had the opportunity to write for Unfolding. I wracked my brain for all of the wisdom I could muster and presented three points for surviving the first year of divinity school. Now, a seasoned, third year student on the brink of graduation, I find myself reflecting on […]

Read more May 11, 2016

More Than a Game

The crack of the bat. The pop of the mitt. The cheering crowd. The booing crowd. These are all common sounds you can find at a baseball game, but a trip to the ballpark involves so much more than just a game. In between innings there is music, dancing, games, and constant entertainment. There is […]

Read more May 4, 2016

Embracing the Swirl: The Problem of Evil and Me

Questions are downright uncomfortable. And I don’t mean a little-sweaty uncomfortable; I mean a deep, soul-shaking, earth-shattering kind of discomfort. This is what exploring the problem of evil is like for me. I feel like a tiny ant squirming to make sense of the universe: Why are we here? Why is it so hard? Did […]

Read more April 27, 2016

Ties That Bind: Protestants in Conversation

As Christians we share a common holy book in the Bible. Of course, the Bible just isn’t one book, it’s many books and those books have been edited and compiled into many different versions and numerous languages. Today there are literally hundreds of versions with names like the King James Bible, the New International Version, […]

Read more April 20, 2016

Why Am I Here?

Why am I at Wake Forest School of Divinity? I ask myself that every morning when I get up. In the terms of honesty we set for ourselves here, it’s been difficult, to say the least, for me to feel wholly embraced by our community. The reason is multifaceted and most of it falls on […]

Read more April 13, 2016

Semper Reformanda

I’ll be honest. I’m a little frustrated with the Church right now. Anybody else out there feel that way? Unlike 73% of my fellow millennials, this is a relatively new feeling for me, because for the first time in my life I’m mad at the family of faith that has nurtured me for as long […]

Read more April 6, 2016