Archive For Wake-forest-school-of-divinity

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

Spring Training

I went to spring training this past weekend, which is ironic if you know me, because baseball isn’t my sport of choice – I’ve always been more of a football/basketball/literally anything else, kind-of guy. I just never understood baseball I guess– it seemed so boring and monotonous. I used to joke that the only time […]

Read more March 18, 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

Beginning What We’ve Already Begun

“How can anyone be born after having grown old? Can one enter a second time into the mother’s womb and be born?” (John 3:4) This question from Nicodemus in John’s gospel is one that we often associate with new beginnings. For some of us, this story is the foundational narrative for understanding our re-birth in […]

Read more September 4, 2014

Survival Guide: 3 Quick Tips After Wrapping Up My First Year

As much as I’d like to think that divinity school is something you experience, embrace, encounter, or enjoy, at times it truly is a lesson in survival. It isn’t the bare bones wilderness that will get you a spot on the discovery channel, though navigating the sea of questions, doubts, and wonder does require some […]

Read more May 8, 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