by Taylor Thomas “Life’s a bitch, and then you die.” At least, that is the gospel according to Nas. I cannot remember the circumstances which placed that song on a music roster that is generally composed of Elton John and Nine Inch Nails. Whatever the case, I believe Nas has a point. We hope for... Continue Reading →
by Kaio Thompson Boston was never on the radar. After completing a Master’s degree in New York City, the plan was to return to the Samoan islands and await a job in parish ministry. It wasn’t until a chance meeting with Professor Jonathan Calvillo at AAR in 2016 that I began thinking of furthering my... Continue Reading →
by Dashinika Poindexter Geto Boys, a rap group, consisting of Big Mike, Willie D, and Scarface, released a song entitled “Mind Playing Tricks on Me” featured on their 1991 album We Can’t Be Stopped. The record is one of the greatest hip hop songs to come out of the 90s. The 5-minute song vividly portrays... Continue Reading →
by Christina Richardson This past winter break I was fortunate to have the opportunity to take the travel seminar to India. It was an experience I will never forget! For a long time, India was a country I always wanted to visit, so when I stepped off the plane in Chennai, India, I knew my... Continue Reading →
Christina Richardson (MDiv ’19) and David Schultz (MDiv ’18) discuss their experience abroad in India.
by Tsz-Him (Matthew), Lai How many stories have you heard about the U.S.-Mexico border? During the border trip, we had numerous chances to listen to stories from different volunteers and humanitarian activists. There is a particular one which touches my heart deeply. And I want to share this story with you...
Matt Lewellyn-Otten (MDiv '18) and Bailey Brawner (MDiv '18) discuss their experience at the Arizona/Mexico border.
by Emily Ling “A disorganized Church cannot beat an organized lie.” As I head into this new year and the upcoming spring semester of seminary, that line continues to be a thought that ruminates in my mind. It was spoken back in October 2017 by Reverend Mike McBride, Director of Urban Strategies for PICO National... Continue Reading →