Month: October 2008

Living in Grace

There is nothing that shows me God’s grace more that old reformed hymns. “Jesus Lover of My Soul” “Friend of Sinners” “Pensive Doubting Fearful Heart“. I love how they shows my need for grace as it reveals the sin in my heart. They reveal… Continue Reading “Living in Grace”


Before I arrived at seminary, I came from a very performance-driven life. Deadlines to meet, worship services to churn out (forgive the crudeness of the term), songs to learn and teach, bible studies to work on, bible studies to lead, projects to finish… I… Continue Reading “Performance”

How Long?

Psalm 40 For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. I waited patiently for the LORD;he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a… Continue Reading “How Long?”

Blog Action Day

All kingdoms fall, said one of my seminary professors a month ago. “Even the United States.” Then the Dow went down. And down. And even further down. We are not a nation in poverty. We are a nation of gluttons – high on credit,… Continue Reading “Blog Action Day”


This one is fun. Answer these questions using ONLY ONE WORD: (not as easy as you might think) 1. Where is your cell phone? dresser 2. Your significant other? unfound 3. Your hair?disaster 4. Your mother? lovely 5. Your favorite thing? love 6. Your… Continue Reading “Tagged”

A Path Laid Out Before Me

One of the best things about Covenant Theological Seminary is the Spiritual Ministry Formation class. It is here where students in the MDiv and MAEM programs are subjected to personality test after personality test, then a serious amount of personal reflection in order to… Continue Reading “A Path Laid Out Before Me”

Flow Chart

I didn’t get a chance to watch the VP debate because I was listening to a lecture on St. Patrick and Anselm. Most of the people I talk to think their candidate won, so that tells me nothing. I did, however, find this little… Continue Reading “Flow Chart”