Letting Go by Tammy Abee Blom

I enjoy preaching. Most of my preaching experience happens as a guest preacher in a colleague’s congregation. The joy is in preparing and offering my gift of words about the Scripture. The struggle is I don’t always know the congregation personally. Awhile back I...

Sharing Stories by Brittany Riddle

I recently had a phone conversation with someone who was interviewing “professional women.” I did not know the interviewer and don’t know how she got my name. Normally, I politely decline such phone calls, but something about this conversation kept me talking. The...

DEAR ADDIE: Does It Fit?

Dear Addie, My seminary life is coming to an end, and I’m starting to interview for ministry jobs.  What are clues to discovering the place where I need to be?  Will I “just know” whether or not it is a fit? Almost, M.Div.   Dear Almost, M.Div., Congratulations!...

There’s Plenty by Tammy Abee Blom

After the holidays, many of us can easily voice with conviction all of the behaviors and mannerisms of our families that annoy us. Clarity of faults is the product of being with family over the holidays. However, I returned from my family’s gathering with gratitude...

Remembering My Calling by Brittany Riddle

While visiting my parents for Christmas, I was given the task of going through all my old “stuff” to decide what I wanted to keep (and take with me out of their basement) and what could be thrown away. I sifted through some of the random treasures I had...