Teaching Theology with Three Commitments

In this brief video, Dr. Jennifer W. Davidson talks about three commitments she brings to the classroom as a theology professor. First, theology is a matter of life and death. Second, seminary students enter the classroom as theologians already, so the classroom experience is about helping students grow more fully into that identity. Finally, whole-hearted…

Listening for God in Unlikely Places

With the words of the psalm still singing inside me, I marveled at this often unseen part of creation, moving so slowly and inefficiently (back-and-forth and side-to-side as it changed direction, sensing some tiny barrier of a stick or redwood cone in its way), going positively nowhere over the fifteen minutes I watched it moving. And I heard the most beautiful invitation from God in that slug’s anonymity, lack of progress, and blessedness.