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I have started writing at two new blogs.

The first is a new personal site called Candles at Dark. I felt that I needed a space that allowed a wider range of discussion in a more creative and conversational setting. We’ll see how it goes!

The second is for Columbia Theological Seminary where I work called Columbia Connections. While I will be a regular contributor, I am most excited by how this site will combine some of the best writers and stories from across the institution.

I hope you will visit both and see what God is doing.

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I’ve often referred to certain times in my life as “Narnia moments”. My first and clearest experience of this was my time in college. I don’t mean to say that I was in some kind of utopia; often far from it. To be in “Narnia” for me simply means that a significant shift has taken place in the world, great challenges lie ahead, and most importantly…God is present in an extraordinary way.

Much like college, I packed my car last weekend with as many personal items as I thought I might need in the weeks ahead and made the long journey from Troy, NY to Decatur, GA. The big announcement, if you haven’t heard already, is that I am taking on a new role as the Director of Communications for Columbia Theological Seminary. For me this is a return to Narnia. Though much like Lucy’s experience, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is a different story from The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe.

It started as my wife’s idea to move closer to some friends living near Atlanta. Earlier this year, it was announced that her best friend was pregnant which raised the urgency of the move. I believe the statement was something like, “You have till November to get this figured out.” (more…)

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