Tag Archives: University of Richmond

Ten Words #3: The Name

“You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.” (Exodus 20:7) “What’s in a name?” That’s the question that Juliet asks, bemoaning the fact that Romeo … Continue reading

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The Journey So Far: How Grace Is Gonna Get You (2001-2010)

This is part three in my blog series on my “story,” beginning with why I’m a Christian, continuing with why I’m a pastor. If you missed the first (“Why I’m A Christian“) or the second (“How Seminary Ruined My Life … Continue reading

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The Journey So Far: How Seminary Ruined My Life & Made Me A Better Person (1995-2001)

This was supposed to be called “How/Why I Became A Pastor” but “How Seminary Ruined My Life” has a certain ring to it. To be fair, this is really about college at the University of Richmond and seminary at Asbury Theological Seminary … Continue reading

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The Journey So Far: Why I Am A Christian (1977-1995)

The Prologue: When my mother was pregnant with me, she experienced the anxiety of some mothers as they awaited the coming of their first child. Whether it was a physical fear or an emotional one isn’t clear to me, but … Continue reading

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