Central Scholars Reflect

That Old Gang of Mine – Ron DeVore, MDiv 2008

The recent Disciples of Christ General Assembly was its usual combination of joys and challenges, just like real life.  Being profoundly lazy, I like easy joys like good preaching, interesting workshops, useful… Read more »


Lifetime Connections – Ron Stair, MDiv 2008

When you take classes together, work on projects together, worship together in chapel, and eat meals together once a week, you build a special bond with you classmates, so it is always heartwarming… Read more »


Alum-Professor Connections Flourish Beyond Seminary

A Reflection from Central Alum Jake Taylor, Pastor of Maywood Baptist in Independence, Missouri     In my undergrad at a large university, I never made a connection with a professor that… Read more »


Our Unending Relationship To Time

  Lenten Series Blog   A Lenten Reflection from Stephen Guinn, Central Seminary Associate Dean for instructional support and Student Success   Outside of work, family consumes the remaining hours of a weekday… Read more »


We Repent

  Lenten Blog Series   A Lenten Reflection from Dr. Sheryl Stewart, Central Seminary Director of Language Development and Curriculum Implementation In this season that Jesus took on the pain of humanity, it… Read more »


Teaching Jesus’ Nonviolent Way in Myanmar

=   A Reflection from Dr. Ruth Lofgren Rosell, Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology-Pastoral Care and Counseling   Recently my husband Terry and I, along with our son Nehemiah, were in Myanmar,… Read more »


Tell the Story – Luke 9:28-36

  Lenten Blog Series A Lenten Reflection from Rev. Dr. Terrell Carter, Central Seminary Director of Contextualized Learning and Assistant Professor of Practical Theology   One of the themes in the gospel… Read more »


My Lenten Fail

  Lenten Blog Series A Lenten Reflection from Rev. Jessica Williams, Central Seminary Registrar and International Students Officer At the start of 2019 I made a New Year’s Resolution to try to… Read more »


How Shall We Pray?

Lenten Blog Series A Lenten Reflection from Dr. Sheryl Stewart, Central Seminary Director of Language Development and Curriculum Implementation     How shall we pray? For ourselves. Why? As we pray for ourselves,… Read more »


“Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”

Lenten Blog Series A Lenten Reflection from Rev. Nathan Huguley, Student Success Office     I recently listened to a discussion on NPR about supernovae. Supernovae occur at the death of some… Read more »


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