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Israel, Jordan and Virtues

Posted by John Heinike on Feb 10, 2017 9:03:18 AM

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In 1965 Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik wrote “The Lonely Man of Faith.” In this piece, Soloveitchik described the tension between the two biblical accounts of Adam's creation in Genesis chapters 1 and 2.

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Wilderness Faith

Posted by Torrance Jones on Jan 31, 2017 7:00:00 AM

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The task ahead of us is never greater than the power behind us. After my experience today, it is illogical to think in any other way. We journeyed to landmarks rich in the history of our faith.

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Topics: reflection, Holy Land, alumni

Five Keys to Success

Posted by Bill Gibbons on Jan 25, 2017 7:00:00 AM

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As the newest member of the staff at Northeastern Seminary, I have completed my first month and continue to praise the Lord for giving me the honor and privilege of working with such wonderful people in such an incredible work environment.

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Topics: prayer, growth, reflection, seminary alumni

A Time for Hope

Posted by Dianna Henderson on Jan 1, 2017 8:00:00 AM

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As you prepare your heart for the New Year let this poem reawaken the hope that comes to us as a grace filled gift in the birth, sacrifice, and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Symbols of the Season

Posted by Northeastern Seminary on Dec 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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Our prayer for you this Christmas Day.

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Topics: advent

The Season of Anticipation in a Time of Wonder

Posted by Dr. Elizabeth Gerhardt on Dec 23, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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In the final entry of this blog series dedicated to the many manifestations of the season of anticipation, Dr. Elizabeth Gerhardt opens our hearts to the mystery and wonder of Advent.

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Topics: reflection, advent

The Season of Anticipation in a Time of Remembrance

Posted by Thomas Worth on Dec 21, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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Alumnus Thomas Worth wrote this poem in 2012 as part of a personal Advent tradition. This time of year naturally invites us to reminisce on memories of seasons past. In his poem, Thomas recalls moments of encountering Emmanuel as a child.

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Topics: poetry, reflection, advent, seminary alumni

The Season of Anticipation in a Time of Unrest

Posted by Elizabeth Guckenbiehl-Lang on Dec 15, 2016 10:53:39 AM

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This Advent reflection was originally published in the 2010 Community of the Savior’s annual Advent meditations booklet where Elizabeth Guckenbiehl-Lang attends church.

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Topics: reflection, advent, seminary alumni

The Season of Anticipation in a Time of Joy

Posted by Dr. Rebecca S. Letterman on Dec 13, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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For many of us, “waiting” has negative connotations. Waiting in line at the grocery store, waiting on hold as we call for a needed service or medical appointment, or waiting for a test result … the list goes on and on. Often, such waiting is accompanied by frustration, irritation, or impatience.

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Topics: seminary faculty, reflection, advent, seminary alumni

The Season of Anticipation in a Time of Retreat

Posted by Lisa Bennett on Dec 9, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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Space to ask questions.
Space to listen to God’s Spirit.
Space to let insights, impressions, and reflections
bump into each other and converge for discovery.
Space for your own spirit to be still, restore, integrate,
and seek elements of faith in the certainty of God’s presence.

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Topics: spiritual formation, reflection, advent

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