Central Scholars Reflect

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 »


Ash Wednesday: The Beginning of Mending

Lenten Blog Series by Dr. David May, Professor of New Testament & Director of MA(TS) Program     In Herman Melville’s book Moby-Dick, the narrator, Ishmael, watched with interest the religious obligation of… Read more »


A Reflection on An Evening of Global Learning from Sungjoon Lee, a student of Korean D.Min. program

  Greetings in Christ! “An Evening of Global Learning” was one of the most memorable events of my life. Thankfully, it was even more meaningful to me that I was able to… Read more »


Cuba Through CBTS 2017-Cohort Eyes

  by Timothy Bonner, 2017 D.Min. Cohort Scholar We DMin students knew we would see plenty of 1950s American cars, but we weren’t sure what else to expect. We found Cuba to… Read more »


Conflict: Bring it on!

Reflection from 2017 Central Alum Elizabeth Buckner, Pastor of Dearborn Christian Church, Dearborn, Missouri, who participated in the Buttry Center Training for Conflict Transformation Trainers this summer at Central. I have never… Read more »


What Is Ministry?

A Reflection from Nathan Huguley, Office of Student Success What is “ministry?” I’ve been struggling with this question for a number of years now. Traditionally, we might understand ministry to be essentially… Read more »


Reflections from the Baptist-Muslim Dialogue Event

On April 16-19, Mary Ann and I attended the Third North American Baptist-Muslim Dialogue at the American Baptist Assembly at Green Lake, Wisconsin. What and why is that?  A little backstory is… Read more »


In the darkest and quietest time, God speaks.

In the darkest and quietest time, God speaks. It was a dark time for me as my longtime dream was about to fall apart. I always dreamed of being with you (Medicine)… Read more »


Is It Ok to Curse the Darkness?

Central Seminary Faculty Devotion 9 January 2018 By Dr. David May, Professor of New Testament, Director of Online Curriculum Design and Director of MA(TS)   As usual, my faculty devotion comes at the… Read more »


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