When criticism gets in God’s way

By Emily Holladay This post was originally featured on Call and Response, a blog sponsored by Duke Divinity’s Faith & Leadership program. Two years after I wrote this post, I find myself searching for ways to extend learning and mentoring relationships so that there is a place for the young, energetic minister and the wise,Continue reading “When criticism gets in God’s way”

The Magic of Baptism

By Emily Holladay “Can I just put my toe in real quick?” the girls squeaked as we waited behind the baptistry for the service to begin. Nervous energy invaded the space between each of us and the girls wanted to do something… anything to feel prepared. With a twinkle in my eye and a knowingContinue reading “The Magic of Baptism”