Tag Archives: MTSO

Signs of Beauty and Tranquility

Many have already heard that I am being appointed as full-time pastor at the Oak Chapel United Methodist Church in Wooster, Ohio effective July 1. That exciting news will be included in a future blog post. Over the last few … Continue reading

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Moving Along: The Latest Scoop

During the last few years while I was in seminary, I have very much appreciated the love, support, encouragement and prayers of my friends and family.  It has been quite a journey and I am very grateful for the experience!! … Continue reading

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A Bittersweet Day

Today is my last day of classes at MTSO and I am feeling a mix of emotions from sheer joy to deep sadness. There were times along this journey when I thought this day would never come. At other times … Continue reading

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Where Did April Go?

As I sit here writing today, I realize that I had no blog posts at all during the month of April. It seems that every time I thought to myself “I really need to update my blog,” some other more … Continue reading

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Remembering Romero and the people of El Salvador

It has been over a year since I returned from my transformative cross-cultural trip to El Salvador, and though I do not think about the people there as often as I used to or should, their stories remain in my … Continue reading

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Barren blogs, disappointing delays and surprising support

Unlike the weather in which there has been much precipitation in Ohio and Indiana over the last several weeks, I have been in a writing “dry spell” – on my blog at least. I have done some of my own … Continue reading

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Firsts and Lasts

The Spring semester at MTSO started on Monday. I always enjoy talking with new students, hearing about their journeys and what led them to this place. Hearing the ways in which God has been at work in them helps me … Continue reading

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Back in Business

It has been a few weeks since I have posted anything. Early in the month of January, I was busily working on my Commissioning paperwork. (For those who do not know, this is part of the United Methodist ordination process). … Continue reading

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Outside the Snow is Falling …

I wakened to the best kind of snowfall here in Delaware, OH this morning – enough to blanket the grass and the trees, but not enough to deter activity. I enjoyed a nice leisurely walk around campus as the fluffy … Continue reading

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Celebration of another milestone!

I am gloating at the moment as I celebrate the completion of another semester on my seminary journey. Only three required courses and 161 days stands between a Master of Divinity and me. Woot! I can’t sit idle too long … Continue reading

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