Dan Stringer

navigating the convergence of faith, culture and the common good

Category: seminary

March 31, 2016

10 reasons to buy (at least some of) your books at Archives

As one of several hundred Fuller Seminary students fortunate enough to live across the street from Archives Bookshop, I originally posted this last week on our student housing facebook page. I’m re-sharing it here for the benefit of other Pasadena friends, as well as anyone with the opportunity to shop at an independent bookstore near...

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October 31, 2014

The one thing seminary will do for you

Say the word “seminary” and you might evoke strong opinions. To go or not to go? A worthwhile investment or a financial burden? Spiritually enriching or counterproductive? Is seminary an essential preparation step for pastors or has it become obsolete? Is XYZ seminary too liberal or too conservative?  These are today’s juicy questions about seminary....

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August 20, 2014

California, here we come!

I moved 10 times growing up. As a TCK, these included moves to new neighborhoods, states, countries and continents. Shortly after college, I got married, returned “home” to Hawaii and stayed put for 10 years straight, an eternity by TCK standards. Honolulu is where I got my first real job, lost a parent, preached my first...

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