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Making the Grade: When Seminary Just Doesn’t Cut It

levi rogers
Levi Rogers is a seminarian-in-waiting, type A personality, wannabe overachiever who really needs to drink a tall glass of calm the hell down. He is a teacher who relishes in his past educational successes and lives for future opportunities to teach –there’s not a second that goes by when when he’s not talking about crazy children from Arkansas. Levi spends his time reading, exercising, sending unnecessary emails, and being generally ridiculous. Levi will be teaching Algebra 1 and acting as the 8th Grade Level Chair at KIPP Delta College Preparatory School. 
[As spazztastic as Levi’s bio sounds, he’s actually a man with a great story to tell about how teaching inner city kids changed his heart about seminary. Learn more about him (and the lack of capital letters) below.] Continue reading
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Truth & Lies: A Seminarian’s Experience With Bullying

V. WrightVerdell is an excited young preacher, a passionate scholar, and a social media nut. An alum of Howard University School of Divinity and a current student at Wesley Theological Seminary, he wants to use his research to create change in the lives of those around him. Verdell currently serves as the Youth Director for Lanham United Methodist Church in Lanham, MD. He also helps churches get their social media ministries off of the ground. You can find him on Facebook (www.facebook.com/verdellanthony) or Twitter (@vee_wright).

[Below is his story about how childhood bullying impacted him throughout his adult life. It was a chance encounter in seminary that made Superman finally take off the superhero cape. Read his story below.] Continue reading

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