The Day of Small Things

Today, I am blogging over at Tennent's Light & Heat. What fun it has been to work on that publication, editing, interviewing, and occasionally, writing. Many thanks to all who have followed our blog over there! Here's an excerpt from today's edition: Then he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to... Continue Reading →

Invest in the Ruins

I so enjoyed getting to interview Dr. Paul House for the Tennent blog this week! As it turned out, his words were incredibly relevant for this moment in our lives, an unintended side effect of our conversation. Dr. House has spent many years analyzing Bonhoeffer's seminaries. We tend to think of Bonhoeffer as a resistance... Continue Reading →

Both/And in an Either/Or World

I so enjoyed collaborating with my husband on an article for Light & Heat this week. Being part of designing a new seminary from the ground up has given us the opportunity to reimagine everything about theological education: who, what, when, where, and most importantly, why and how. Why have schools done things in a... Continue Reading →

Some Kind of Crazy

Perhaps the Lord is doing something. One spring day in 2018, Michael and I went to Denver’s Botanic Gardens on a date. We’d read about a job opportunity that intrigued us. For so long, Michael sensed a tug to shift from pastoring to teaching, but always with a "wait for it..." sort of caution in... Continue Reading →

No Such Thing as Coincidence

Let me explain about L'Abri. Not, I mean to say, about L'Abri the place, nor about Francis Schaeffer's obsession with knickers, nor Edith Schaeffer's tireless (I'm tired just thinking about it) hospitality—but about how the idea of L'Abri has fired up my imagination and intersected with my life in interesting ways. Growing up in an... Continue Reading →

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