Seminarians: The Untapped Allies

Seminarians: The Untapped Allies

From a young age, I have always had the understanding that everyone is accepted and loved by God no matter their race, nationality, wealth, or sexuality.  The God I knew was one that loved with no bounds. The God that sent a selfless divine human to die for our sins...
Praying in closets

Praying in closets

– by anonymous United Methodist seminary student – Matthew 6:5-6 “And whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, so that they may be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they...

Reconciliation unrealized

  I came out a little over three years ago. It was, to say the least, stressful. At that time I was conservative in a negative sense, and consequently had built a worldview incompatible with my sexuality. When I finally realized that I would truly never be physically...

A New Conversation

Though, the church has not been good about creating alternative conversations in this country. The divides of society have manifested themselves in the fracturing of our internal life. May whatever common fatigue we feel be overcome by grace so that we might risk finding ourselves as part of a new conversation. There may be more dependent upon that than we would like to believe.