Intersections at The Seattle School
Season Three of text.soul.culture
We’re thrilled to be launching the third season of text.soul.culture this week! Tune in to hear a conversation between Nicole Greenwald, Vice President of Brand & Enrollment, and our podcast hosts, Shauna Gauthier, Alumni Outreach Coordinator, and Dr. J. Derek McNeil, Acting President and Provost. Nicole, Shauna, and Derek reflect on the vision for this […]
Living on a Student Budget
Money. Can’t live with it, can’t live without it. Starting graduate school (and moving across the country in some cases) can put a strain on your budget. Many of you have talked with us about the fears you have around this financial transition. To help ease the stress of figuring your finances out, here are […]
Like an Unnamed Woman
Dr. Jo-Ann Badley points out that, despite the evidence of the Gospels, our imaginations are captured by the image of the grieving mother Mary. Perhaps because the image of Mary is us, and we are encouraged knowing that our tears and sorrow are met with God’s presence.
Faculty Friday: Dr. Ron Ruthruff
Today’s Faculty Friday interview is with Dr. Ron Ruthruff, Associate Professor of Theology & Culture. Dr. Ruthruff has served homeless and street-involved youth and their families for the past 30 years. He has provided case management services, designed programs, and educated the community on the issues that impact this vulnerable population. Ron’s career goal is to […]
Throwback Thursday: LaFaye Tapper
This week’s Throwback Thursday story comes to you from LaFaye Tapper, an MA in Counseling Psychology student who is also an ordained pastor, serving alongside her husband in Everett, WA. We hope LaFaye’s story will be an encouragement as you wonder about your own transition into graduate school, with whatever questions, desires, and uncertainties that entails. […]
Bringing Taizé to The Seattle School
A group of staff and students have initiated a weekly Taizé gathering at The Seattle School to help us pause, connect, and reflect together.
Working While In School
The Graduate Admissions Team gives incoming students a snapshot of how to coordinate work and school needs while also providing some helpful job searching resources.
Place as Teacher
Dwight Friesen, Associate Professor of Practical Theology, reflects on how we learn from the places we inhabit—a relational presence that transcends dogma.
Faculty Friday: Dr. Dan Allender
Today’s Faculty Friday highlight is Professor of Counseling Psychology and Founding President Dr. Dan B. Allender. Dr. Allender received his MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary and his PhD in Counseling Psychology from Michigan State University. Before moving to Seattle, he taught in the Biblical Counseling departments of Grace Theological Seminary and Colorado Christian University. Dr. Allender […]
Throwback Thursday: Dan Meier
We are kicking off a new Matriculate series today! Throwback Thursdays will offer reflections from alumni, current students, spouses, and partners on their journey to The Seattle School. Just like you, they lived into the tension of anticipating graduate studies while navigating big moves and significant lifestyle adjustments. They are excited to share some of their experiences […]
The Liminal Place
We shake with joy, we shake with grief. What a time they have, these two housed as they are in the same body. –Mary Oliver Being human is complex—especially being human in a body. There are moments in life when the tensions we hold are simply overwhelming, disorienting, and beyond language, like losing someone we […]
From Dust to Glitter: Love Beyond Violence
Daniel Tidwell considers how the mingling of ashes and glitter might call us to a form of repentance that affirms the humanity in all people.