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Samuel Cripps

The Rev. Samuel Cripps is the rector of the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Foolishness to the Clowns

In St. Mary’s Chapel at Nashotah House Theological Seminary, near the back on the epistle side, is a window commemorating the late Michael Ramsey,...

Foolishness to the Clowns

In St. Mary’s Chapel at Nashotah House Theological Seminary, near the back on the epistle side, is a window commemorating the late Michael Ramsey,...

Technique, or the Radical Beauty of the Impractical

In my living room sits an incredibly gaudy computer setup. It stands a solid two and half feet, with a glass panel to see...

The Fruit of Anticipation

A few weeks ago, I had the immense privilege of attending a historic football game at Lambeau Field. A friend of my parish offered to...

The Malpais Legate: On Christian Representation

Two Mormon missionaries were sent out into remote deserts to spread their gospel to the far-flung tribes of the region. Sometime during their missionary...

Song to Woody

I met Lauren Anderson a few weeks after moving to Nashotah House Theological Seminary at a Rally Day potluck lunch in a basement parish hall....

Missions, Grocery Stores, and the Major Leagues

Before entering parish ministry, I assumed the work of evangelism would be an “off-duty” job, or, at best, part of the outreach efforts of...

Think Again, Sunshine: Conquest and Jordan Peterson

Dr. Jordan Peterson, a former professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, has taken the English-speaking world by storm. His books 12 Rules...

The Gamers Are All Right

I helped lead a Bible study this week with six young men, ages 17-30. As a group, we dissected the parables of the Mustard Seed...

How to Internet

Prior to beginning my road to the ordained ministry I worked in software and web design. I had some good luck with it, but...