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Laud & Fare

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by Jason Davis, LC Seminarian Intern As a seminarian, I do a lot of reflection. So much so that I tend to generate gobs and gobs of paperwork full of said thoughts, feelings, and analysis. These writings are sent off to my seminary and…

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Measuring Success

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by Jenna Olson Popp I recently finished reading Tattoos on the Heart by Father Greg Boyle, a priest in Los Angeles who works with “homies” (i.e. gang members) to get them out of the strong pull of gangs, prison, and conflict, and guide them…

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Amen

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by Jenna Olson Popp Lately, I’ve been praying a lot in my car. I don’t know why, but the silent calm place of solitude just isn’t getting it done for me with my prayer life. And I think it’s because it feels like I…

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The Game of Life

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I’ve been thinking a lot about Board Games and Worship. Together. Yes, at the same time. This may seem like a strange intellectual intersection. It’s likely a consequence of me playing D&D on Fridays as a dwarf cleric named after a 4th century theologian….

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Scripture, Slang & Sex

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Earlier this week I made a terrible mistake. In the context of a brief Bible Study with some of our leaders based on John 4:1-26—the Samaritan Woman at the Well, where Jesus talks about himself as the Water of Life—I asked the students, “What…

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