July Rector's Study
July Rector’s Study

Beloved,  Tavernacle! That’s what I am going to do! In my seminary days, I often enjoyed playing fantasy church over drinks with my classmates about future ministry. Each of us had some unique vision about our future ministry, such as various chaplaincy, parish ministry, academia, or even purple fever (those who aspire to be a […]

June 2024 Rector's Study
June Rector’s Study

Beloved,   In March 1952, Albert Einstein said, “The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think.” His poignant remark timelessly describes my past five years at Kent School. Training the mind to think of the future—an extension of today, which is the result […]

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May Rector’s Study

Beloved,   Have you ever heard of an expression Via Media? It means the “middle way” or the “way between extremes of either side.” Although it receives a bad name for sounding too loosey-goosey wishy-washy, Aristotle saw it differently in that the adequate expression of truth exists between the weaknesses of extreme positions – foolhardiness and […]

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March Rector’s Study

Beloved, A wise man once told me, “We are who we are. Time only makes us more so.” I had thought it meant my usual self became more amplified as I grew older and did not expect it to suggest changes. The Diversity Game, a program to assess individual character types in group dynamics, showed […]

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February Rector’s Study

Fr. Andrew, Rector Beloved, knowledge puffs up, but Love builds up (1 Cor 8:1). Apostle Paul’s message to the people of Corinth couldn’t have come at a perfect time at the annual meeting to remind us of what matters the most in Christian lives – Love. As the mission statement spells out, we are committed […]