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The Writer's Calling: A Seminary Student's Reflections

Posted by Maria Rambuski on Oct 20, 2014 4:22:00 PM

book_image_Jae_NewmanWhat convictions has God planted deep within your heart this semester, this month, this year,  or the past decade? Northeastern Seminary student, Jae Newman (MAT) reflects on his journey of discovering, writing, and the role of seminary.    

“I am no Pastor, and yet I still feel the call, with James 3:1 as an admonishment, to be a teacher of sorts... It’s not easy. At one point during the last five semesters, I found myself reading Augustine after midnight in my bathtub while we had company downstairs. But I choose to walk and sometimes run when I understand that this is my responsibility. This is my proof that my God who sent the prophets is alive in me.”

Read the complete blog titled Flame against Flame: Reflections on North Korea & Wiesel’s Night on Ruminate Magazine website here.

Topics: seminary education, personal formation, poetry, non-traditional seminary, reflection, theological education, ministry, spiritual gifts

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