“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, it
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 identifies
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. I
Sometimes you have to trust the process. That is what I am learning as I near the end of my first year. Sometimes you have to trust a process you did not have a hand in creating, one you still are not entirely sure you have bought into, and one you know will push you
I step out of my shoes, cool tile on the soles of my feet. The gentle flicker of candles, and the silencing of the normal hustle and bustle of the Lower Auditorium let me know that I am in Holy time. The anxiety of five minutes ago seems surreal and absurd. What papers, what services,
Christine, a second-year student, wrote this post as a reflection on the “Faith Inclusion Conference: That All May Worship,” as part of her internship at Salvage Garden. Hang around Salvage Garden’s executive director Melissa Guthrie (MDiv ’11) long enough and you will likely hear her make a statement about how everyone is valuable…including those who are purple.
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