Content warnings in seminary classrooms
Theological educators don't just teach a particular kind of content. We also model a process for engaging with sensitive issues.
God and nonbinary gender
We call God "Father" and "Mother" because children don't say "Parent, Parent." But what will my children call me?
When church members prefer just a blessing
Matt grew up in the Episcopal Church. One Sunday he appeared at the altar—with his arms crossed over his chest.
Why and how I bless my children
I can still hear my dad's voice blessing me when I was little. Now that I'm a dad, I wonder if I should use different words.
The rare blessing of a benediction
As a child, I followed the order of worship in the bulletin, mentally checking off each item. My eyes were on the prize.
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