501, 2023

Traditioned Innovation!

One thing that has impacted how I approach ministry from my time at Duke is the phrase “Traditioned Innovation,” coined by then Dean of the Divinity School Gregory Jones and theologian Andrew Hogue. In their book Navigating the Future, they define traditioned innovation as “a way of thinking and living that holds the past and future together in creative tension.” For

1512, 2022

Love Will Make a Way!

Have you ever heard this before? Whether we are talking about romantic relationships, familial relationships, collegial relationships, or general friendship, I believe love is what carries people through the difficult seasons. No matter what you may be going through, the love we share with the people beside us is our stabling force. But what happens when that love fades or those relationships become

812, 2022

Joy to the World!

If you're anything like me, you've been running around singing Christmas songs ever since Thanksgiving (or maybe even before)! There is just something different about this season that rings differently. Maybe it's the music, maybe it's the weather, maybe it's the holiday parties, maybe it's the presents. Whatever it is, it seems to bring a little joy to our hearts. This week,

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