May
10

Campus Ministry During the Summer

“What DO you do when students are gone for summer break?”  It’s a question that every Campus Minister is inevitably asked at some point or another. It’s true that a Campus Minister’s schedule changes as […]

May
5

On Mentors, Identity, and Turning 30

Tomorrow, I turn 30. As an introvert (ISFJ, for those that care about such distinctions), it is only fitting that I spend at least a few minutes reflecting on the last decade of life that […]

Mar
1

The Open Doors of Ash Wednesday

The doors are open. It’s not odd for this to be true because it is, after all, an unusually warm day for March 1. I approach and enter them with wonder: at their openness, and […]

Feb
25

The Holy Place

“Do not come any closer,” God said. “Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.” – Exodus 3:5 (NIV) I was far from any burning bush when I realized […]

Dec
13

I Have No Words.

Today, I struggle to find the right words. I sit here in my warm, quiet home without a worry if tomorrow will come or if my family will be safe. I’m filled with hope that […]

Dec
29

Refraining Good Friday at Christmastime

Christmas Eve worship is always a favorite of mine: carol singing, decorations, “lessons” from the scriptural Christmas stories, nativities, children hardly able to sit still for the coming Christmas, and, of course, candles filling the […]