Valentine’s Day

  I have a confession: deep down, I’m a romantic. Whether from nature or nurture, genetic predisposition or environmental factors, I have always been a romantic, longing for (some notion of) love. And, frankly, I’m a little embarrassed to acknowledge that fact. But it is indeed true. And I’m embarrassed primarily because of the many […]

BELIEVE

As the father of 2 daughters, ages 3 and 6, I had the good fortune this Christmas season to watch several Christmas movies. Most Christmas movies targeted at that young audience somehow, in some way contemplate the question of “belief” in Santa Claus, whether it is The Polar Express, Miracle on 34th St., or even […]

Story Telling Event – PRMBC

On February 11, 2017, CENTRAL Wisconsin held a Story Telling event, hosted by Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church.  These stories were the culmination of work for a course taught at the seminary in the Fall of 2016 and Winter 2017. We now have these stories gathered together and linked here on YouTube. Here’s the whole […]

Why?

– By John Jones If you’ve ever spent any extended amount of time with a 3 year old, you’re quite familiar with the question “Why?” In anticipation of becoming a father, I committed to avoid responding to that question with “Because I said so.” That commitment is long gone. The insatiable curiosity and intellect of […]