Archive For Graduation

A Look Back as I Step Forward

  “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, […]

Read more May 22, 2015

Why I Am (Not) a Christian

  One of the biggest struggles of divinity school, for both myself and many others, has been the issue of Christian identity. What does it mean to call oneself a Christian? Is it about one’s status before God, about being ‘chosen’ and ‘elect’ and ‘saved’? Is it about being a part of a community that […]

Read more May 14, 2015

A Beloved Community

  As my time here at Wake Forest comes to close, I am given moments where I can reflect on the true meaning of what this experience has been for me. As I reflect, I am drawn to my initial feelings about this community. To be completely honest, I had reservations about entering this community. […]

Read more May 11, 2015

What’s Your Story?

When I went home for Christmas this past year, a friend’s mother asked me, “What’s your elevator pitch?” Since I had no such story prepared, I opened by telling her that I was listening to a Podcast not too long ago and the topic of conversion stories came up. One of the hosts said something […]

Read more February 11, 2015

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

Final Thought for the Year; from a Graduating Senior

adapted from the pilot episode of CBS’s “How I Met Your Mother” Kids, I’d like to tell you a story.  It’s a story of drama, of comedy, of happiness, of sadness, of theology (believe it or not), and of love.  Kids, this is the story of how I met your mother. A little over twenty […]

Read more May 2, 2013