Sharing the dream – by Cathi Johnson

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On a sweltering day recently, folks across the city – and perhaps the country – gathered in small groups to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his historic speech, “I have a dream,” delivered on August 28, 1963.  Faculty, staff, administration and students of Memphis Theological Seminary met together on […]

Seminary: Why now? Why ever? – by Andrew Thompson

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Last week our fall semester began at Memphis Theological Seminary. It’s the start of my third year on the faculty here—but perhaps the first year I’ve been here that I felt confident enough about what I was teaching that I’ve been able to reflect on larger issues related to theological education (and not just scramble […]

Who moved my pastor? By Cathi Johnson

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  Years ago, I read a book called “Who Moved My Cheese?,” about two mice and two little-people who had some decisions to make about survival when their readily available cheese was suddenly gone.  It’s a tongue-in-cheek reference to what humans do when changes are afoot.  Some hunker down and insist things must remain the […]