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  • Not like other graduate schools

    Jul 10, 2013 | The Discipleship Project

    By Elizabeth Diop | My husband, Alioune, and I found out we were expecting our second child shortly after I accepted Christian Theological Seminary’s offer of admission. While this was a delightful development, our son’s impending arrival filled me with a sense of joy and terror. It is a testament to my family and home-friends’ uncompromising support and love that not one of them said, “Are you sure this is the right time to move to another state and begin graduate school?”

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  • Caps and gowns

    Jun 12, 2013 | The Discipleship Project

    By Nick Green | I saw them in their caps and gowns. The vestments seemed to amplify the joy in their faces, reaffirming what I had come to expect from them over my first two years of seminary. Together, we had grown in our struggles. I recall late nights helping each other commit those Hebrew vocab words to memory. I recall painful and uncertain times listening to each other as we faced the realities ahead.

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  • Avoiding burnout even in seminary

    May 08, 2013 | The Discipleship Project

    By Michael Dodds | I used to be a teacher. I taught middle and high school foreign language classes for nearly five years, and while I was by no means perfect, I was a pretty good teacher. I loved explaining the intricate rules of making French past participles agree with preceding direct objects. My face lit up when talking about the differences between the Spanish pretérito and the imperfecto.

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