Category Archives: Grad School

Digital Commons at ACU

I have some news that I’m happy to share. My alma mater, Abilene Christian University, recently developed a “Digital Commons” website to serve as a repository for scholarly papers, theses, other documents produced by faculty and students. I was recently … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips for Surviving Graduate School

Earlier in the month, I reflected on my graduation after many years of graduate and post-graduate work. As a compliment to this, I’ve been thinking of a blog post about the Top 10 essentials of surviving grad school. While I … Continue reading

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Graduation Reflections

This week a significant chapter in my life comes to a close: I’ll graduate for the final time in my academic career. In some form or another, I’ve been in school for 30 of my 37 years. No matter how … Continue reading

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Top Five: April 2014

Time for my monthly rundown of what I’m lovin’ these days: Lost in the Dream by The War on Drugs. I had some eMusic credits at the end of last month that I needed to use and I came across … Continue reading

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The Long & Winding Road

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist….Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit. — John Steinbeck Today I will complete a journey that … Continue reading

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January 2012

It’s been a while since I’ve written a “regular” blog post. Thanks to our Project 3:45, this has actually been my most prolific blogging month since October 2006 — the month that my Cardinals squeaked into the playoffs only to … Continue reading

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A Week’s Worth Condensed Into One Post

I should probably go ahead and let you know that things will probably be pretty boring here at Already & Not Yet this week. I’m planning on taking some vacation time and it’s doubtful that the blog will receive much … Continue reading

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Mastering Divinity

So this Saturday I graduate as a “Master of Divinity”, which quite possibly may be the most ludicrous title ever conferred upon someone in academics. I mean, just think about it: how can you ever really achieve mastery in things … Continue reading

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Churches of Christ in 50 Years

One of my assignments for this semester’s Stone Campbell Theology class was to write a paper about the future of churches of Christ. Specifically, we were charged with making some well-informed estimations of what churches of Christ will look like … Continue reading

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Free At Last (At Least For A Few Weeks)

The sun is shining just a little bit brighter in my world today. At approximately 12:15am this morning, I officially completed all of my course work for yet another semester of graduate studies. Don’t get me wrong; I absolutely love … Continue reading

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