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Grossly Unremarkable by Nancy Pittman

The Dean of the seminary, and Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Rev. Dr. Nancy Claire Pittman, offers the homily during this chapel service of DMin fortnight. Her reflection is based on Romans 6: 1b-11.

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A 21st Century Faith by Gary Peluso-Verdend

President of Phillips Theological Seminary, the Rev. Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, offers a message during the first day of chapel services during the June Doctor of Ministry fortnight. Dr. Peluso-Verdend’s message is A 21st Century Faith…in order that humankind can see the 22nd Century.

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The God of the Living by MaryAnn Morris

This chapel service included a reflection from MaryAnn Morris, who is the Director of Admissions and Student Services at Phillips Theological Seminary. Morris is also a Phillips alumna. Her reflection is based on Mark 12: 18-27.

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The Nostalgia Trap by Nancy Claire Pittman

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Claire Pittman offers the reflection today in this final “regular” chapel service of the spring semester. Dr. Pittman is the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean at Phillips, as well as the Stephen J. England Associate Professor of the Practice of Ministry. Her reflection is based on Acts 2: 42-47

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Religious Liberty by Ryan Kiesel

Ryan Kiesel offers this reflection on religious liberty during a chapel service at Phillips Theological Seminary. Kiesel is currently the Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma. He served three terms in the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

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Praying through Clenched Teeth by Richard Ward

The Rev. Dr. Richard F. Ward gives today’s reflection during an additional chapel service on the campus of Phillips Theological Seminary. Ward is the Fred B. Craddock Professor of Homiletics and Worship at Phillips.

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You Want To by J.D. Morrison

Phillips alumnus, and current DMin student, JD Morrison, offers a reflection during chapel this week. Morrison works with the Tulsa Boys Home and with Fellowship Congregational UCC Church in Tulsa. His reflection is based on Psalm 34: 1

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A Reflection by Sr. Ellie Finlay

The Director of St. John’s Center for Spiritual Formation, Sr. Ellie Finlay, offers the reflection in chapel during this second week of Spring Concentrated Courses. Finlay is a solitary (hermit) nun in the Anglican tradition. She is an experienced spiritual director and retreat conductor. Her background includes traditional convent life and education in theology, philosophy, […]

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Preparing for Lent by Amy Venable

The Rev. Amy Venable visited campus with a message on Mardi Gras, as the campus and community prepares for the Christian season of Lent, the six week period prior to Easter. Venable is the chaplain at Holland Hall school in Tulsa. Her reflection is based on Acts 7: 30-34.

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