Category Archives: Updates

A Letter of Response from the PCUSA Seminary Presidents

January 26, 2015 A Response from the Seminary Presidents of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) On January 15, 2015, the African American Presidents and Deans in Theological Education issued a call through an open letter to leaders and citizens of our … Continue reading

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Recent Responses to Alums

I recently responded to some often asked questions from our alums regarding McCormick’s financial  status. You can see my full responses on McCormick’s CURE blog. In short, we are not in financial distress. We have in the past and are currently … Continue reading

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Video and Photos of the Inauguration

The full video of the Inauguration Service is now online. You can view it here: http://videos.mccormick.edu/. Click on the photo, and the video will start. Photos of the Inauguration Service are also up. Thanks to Dwight Morita for his excellent photographic … Continue reading

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Webcast of the Inauguration

Here is a URL for the webcast of the Inauguration at Apostolic Church of God in Chicago. Spread the word for those of you who can not attend the service in person. You can watch the webcast on Apostolic’s  live broadcast … Continue reading

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Inaugural Address… almost

Here, as a brief sample, are the first lines from my inaugural address, which will go up shortly after its delivery on February 9th at 10:00 a.m. Keep posted for information about the Inauguration webcast if you can’t make it … Continue reading

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The ‘I’s Have It: Interviews and Inauguration Announcement

This month has been full of interviews for me. I gave a brief interview in last month’s Presbyterian Outlook. A couple of students also interviewed me for two of our McCormick blogs: the Herald and the McCormick Theological Seminary blogs. That was great … Continue reading

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40 Days and 40 Nights

Forty days often represents some weighty symbolic moment in the biblical world, but I can honestly—and gratefully—say that my first 40 days as president of McCormick passed without a deluge (though we had a ton of rain in Chicagoland) or … Continue reading

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