I’m training for a half marathon in a few weeks, so I’ve been listening to more podcasts than usual. The upside to listening to podcasts while running is a lot of great entertainment, storytelling, and news. The downside is not being able to take notes. One of those note-taking annoyances hit me last weekend during […]
Is it strange that pastors so rarely speak of smartphones, the main tool with which I serve God and neighbor?
A few weeks ago I received a fun surprise package in the mail: Writing Theologically, edited by my friend and future colleague at Luther Seminary, Eric D. Barreto. Along with the books Reading Theologically, and Thinking Theologically, which came out a few months earlier, Writing Theologically serves as a foundation for learning for those considering or […]
In my Word to the Wise: Writing for Religious and Social Change course, students engage in two main types of writing assignments. First there’s Digital Writing Assignments, all of which they post on their personal blogs. Options include, for example: Write a post reflecting on a time you changed your mind. Record and post a video […]
I’m not sure what constitutes the official “end of summer” these days, but I think it’s here for me. Faculty workshops have replaced writing time. Syllabus prep has replaced reading time. New, longer lists of to-dos have replaced my unfinished lists of summer projects. Ready or not, it’s back to school…