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Thinking About Seminary Debt (Again)

Posted September 15, 2014 @ 6:51pm | by Tripp

In 1991, more than half of Masters of Divinity students graduated with no educational debt. This decreased significantly to 37 percent in 2001, but the rate of declined slowed to 36 percent with...


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Tags: slow church, fast change, seminary debt

U2: The Art of Hitting One's Stride

Posted September 10, 2014 @ 3:54pm | by Tripp

Perhaps you heard. U2 has a new album. You can download it from iTunes for free right now. Go. I'll wait. It's free. Yes, free. This is what has my mind spinning right now. Bono...


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Tags: U2, Songs of Innocence, review, theology, spirituality, technology

This might be fun. #ABSWTheology

Posted September 4, 2014 @ 4:10pm | by Tripp

#ABSWTheology Tweets !function(d,s,id){var...


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No Pretending

Posted September 2, 2014 @ 9:03am | by Tripp

I heard a preacher say recently that hope is a revolutionary patience; let me add that so is being a writer. Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the...


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Tags: making shitte up to keep myself sane

Church: What The Hell Am I Doing Here?

Posted August 31, 2014 @ 9:05am | by Tripp

There is never enough time to do all the things that I'd like to do each day. The stacks of books, the instruments. It's a normal human condition, of course. There are always demands on...


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Developing a Plan #PhD #ruXus

Posted August 26, 2014 @ 9:26am | by Tripp

I write to save my own ass, to shove the grip of madness away from me with words."- Charles BukowskiYesterday I wrote about my frustrations and anxiety about finishing the degree. No,...


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Tags: #occupycomps, #PhD, #ruXus
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