End of school, now the learning really starts…

In August of 2012, I embarked on a journey through seminary at Candler School of Theology. Yesterday, I finished my last class. I have so many people to thank for their tolerance, encouragement and support. There are people who believed in me when I did not believe in myself. It has been a long, strange […]

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Rainy day: gray or white?

Upon opening the curtains this morning, son exclaims “raining.” I “affirmed” his observation with “yes, it’s gray.” He immediately corrected me, “it’s white!” The sky was quite bright. Such a light shade of gray that it was more appropriately considered white. It’s a matter of perspective. He has such a joy for each day that […]

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Goodbye College of Law

Ten years ago, the College of Law at Georgia State University trusted me with their web presence. We have all grown since then, the College, the web sites, and especially, me. The College is a great place and dispels all the (mostly) undeserved jokes about lawyers. It was great to be part of the good the College […]

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Following directions

Seems to be a lot of “following directions” lately. Lots of reading, making checklists, and asking for help as needed. Evaluations for Contextual Education. Getting started in the Ministerial Fellowship process. A round of antibiotics for my son. All necessary parts of the blessings of my life, and a great opportunities for spiritual growth. Also […]

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Year one complete!

All the papers are turned in, my Old Testament exam is in the stack for grading, and I am still not sure what all this seminary “thing” means. More contemplation soon. First, some thanks. It’s been a wonderful year that I could not have completed without the support of my wonderful wife and the understanding […]

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Packrats – pods and people…

I have a Packrat pod sitting in the driveway of my new home. The folks who named this company as they did took a big leap of faith that people would either embrace their inner packrat or be in complete denial of the connection between their material collecting habits and the behavior of certain small, […]

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And, we’re off!

First day of classes at Candler School of Theology yesterday…! Orientation was really great, including a day of Contextual Education (aka “hit the ground running”) orientation on Tuesday. We visited our work site, Wesley Woods, and I am looking forward to the challenges of working there. I think this incoming class is a great cohort. I’ve been really […]

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Getting oriented…

Have been as Candler‘s new student orientation yesterday and today. We have a short day tomorrow, starting with an optional 5k run at 7am! They are hosting a lunch with family to wrap things up (well, sort of wrap things up, as we have Contextual Education orientation next Tuesday). I have been very impressed with […]

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