Clinical Pastoral Education, commonly referred to as “CPE,” is a pastoral care educational process of action and reflection. In our second year of divinity school we entered the CPE journey together at Wake Forest Baptist Health. CPE is offered at medical centers across the nation for academic credit and professional development. Our internship lasted from
Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to join peers from Wake Div, fellow divinity students from Duke, Campbell, and Gardner-Webb, as well as ministers from across the state for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina’s General Assembly at First Baptist Church of Greensboro. The divinity student experience included a time of lectio divina,
This past weekend, my family and I went to an annual chili cook-off and spent time with friends we hadn’t seen since before Christmas. Chili is not a Belizean thing, but I’ve been to a few of these chili cook-offs here in the USA. As required there were quite a few different kinds of chili.
It was a normal Sunday morning service at church. The deacon said the Morning Prayer, and the church rang with praise. Then the choir sang, and several people started dancing in the pews and aisles. Some stood and clapped their hands, and those sitting were either stomping their feet or tending to their children. This
On the evening of February 11, 2014, the School of Divinity hosted Nadia Bolz-Weber for a free, public lecture. Two students, Analyse Triolo (MDiv ’15) and Erica Walecka (MDiv ’14), initiated Nadia’s visit with us via a tweet. The first time I heard Nadia Bolz-Weber speak was in the summer of 2011 at the Wild
This year I have the privilege of interning at Arbor Acres. Arbor Acres, lovingly referred to as “the acres”, is a retirement community located just moments away from Wake Div. The community houses folks living independently in homes and apartments as well as persons living within skilled healthcare rooms or within the memory care center,
The following was originally published in The Tablet, the School of Divinity’s bi-monthly student published informative, community-building vehicle. I know what you must be thinking. When The Tablet staff sat down to brainstorm topics for upcoming issues and decided to include an article on race, someone must have said, “Let’s have a white guy write it.” This idea