SEMINARY: WHEN A WHITE, STRAIGHT, CIS GUY TALKS ABOUT FEELING OPPRESSED AT SEMINARY

"I DON’T USE NOTES FOR MY SERMONS! I LET THE HOLY SPIRIT FLOW!"

90% of the time, two minutes into the sermon, I’m going

AT WORK, I MAY BE A PASTORAL, GRACIOUS, SOCIALLY ADEPT PRESENCE, BUT ONCE I GET HOME…

WHEN PEOPLE TALK ABOUT EASTER AS IF IT’S OVER



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BUT WHEN VIGIL TIME COMES: PARTY IS ON

AFTER A CRAZY HOLY WEEK: HOLY SATURDAY

WHEN MY FRIENDS ASK IF I WANT TO GO OUT ON THE EVENING OF GOOD FRIDAY



Not feelin’ it… because tomb

RIDING WITH MY 80-SOMETHING YEAR OLD PARISHIONER WHO STARTS SINGING ALONG TO BEYONCE

WHEN MY FRIENDS POST ABOUT THEIR PALM SUNDAY AND HOLY SATURDAY EASTER EGG HUNTS



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HOLY WEEK

Beginning of Palm Sunday:

By Vigil time: 

HOW I FEEL ABOUT PREPARING A MESSAGE WHEN THE WHOLE CONGREGATION IS ON SPRING BREAK

A ROOM FULL OF CLERGY

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THE FIRST TIME I WORE A CLERGY COLLAR

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WRITING A PAPER ON 17TH CENTURY THEOLOGIANS

WHEN SOMEONE GETS SUDDENLY OFFENDED BY SOMETHING I SAID TWO WEEKS AGO