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The Ethics of Service Missions

Before coming to Wake Forest School of Divinity, I studied International Service and even spent some time in sub-Saharan Africa as both a college student studying abroad, and later as a teacher working in a South African high school. These experiences showed me that southern Africa is full of well meaning professionals, college students, volunteers, and […]

Read more March 30, 2016

Healthy Boundaries in Ministry

I recently completed a class at Wake Divinity entitled “Healthy Boundaries: Ministry, Professional Ethics and Leadership.” The weekend class had caught my attention solely with the word “boundaries.” As a future leader in ministry I wanted to know just what this means for me. To be an effective leader I want to be sure I […]

Read more March 2, 2016

The Scopes Trial then and now

  “The parents have a right to say that no teacher paid by their money shall rob their children of faith in God and send them back to their homes skeptical, or infidels, or agnostics, or atheists.” (WJ Bryan, 1925) “Here, we find today as brazen and as bold an attempt to destroy learning as […]

Read more September 23, 2015

We’re In This Together

If you’ve never played racquetball before, allow this video to introduce you to the game (just imagine a ball flying and bouncing around the court). If you’re an ole’ pro, watch the video anyway – I’ll guarantee that you’ve never seen it played with this equipment. Stuck. Tired. Nervous. Unsure. Alone… Lost. Sound familiar? Between […]

Read more October 10, 2014

The Symbol of God Functions

There are many memories from my time at Wake Div that I will never forget. I have now joined the numerous students (from Wake Div and elsewhere) who have sat in lecture and saw Dr. Leonard throw a student’s pencil out the window, Dr. Tupper reflect on the tiny pen dot he places on the […]

Read more April 30, 2014

Education is Freedom from Oppression

“Cameron, Why are you in Divinity School?!” “Welp… ya know… sigh… I don’t know.” This conversation happens about once a week and is often followed by, “Well, what do you want to do when you finish?” To this I typically respond, “Be either a full-time wedding photographer, or a teacher and a part-time wedding photographer!” […]

Read more April 18, 2014