Westminster Seminary California

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A Pastor’s Reflections: Wasting Your Gifts

I can remember sitting in the high school guidance counselor’s office when he told me that I should consider a vocational path rather than attending college. My grades weren’t spectacular—they weren’t atrocious either—but they were nevertheless lackluster.

A Pastor’s Reflections: PhD Studies?

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is, “Where should I go to do PhD studies?” This is a question that has two important parts even though it appears only to have one part. The obvious part is, Where should I study?

A Pastor’s Reflections: Buy A Dictionary

One of the most challenging things I encountered when I first attended seminary was the number of new terms and words. I think terminology, whether the technical terms of theology, or the fancy fifty-cent words scholars like to use, can be intimidating.

A Pastor’s Reflections: Swagger

At seminary I always look forward to May because it means graduation! I’m excited for the students who have worked hard for a number of years and finally reach the end of their goal—they are the proud owners of a shiny new masters degree!

A Pastor’s Reflections: Straight from the Source

I can remember in seminary dueling with a number of different critics regarding Reformed theology. God’s sovereignty was a regular topic of debate.