Student Stories

Warren Gillin

Hometown: London, England
Degree: Masters of Divinity, Track 2

“I probably have more male relatives that have gone to prison than to higher education,” said Warren Gillin, a second-year Masters of Divinity student.  “If it weren’t for my home church, I wouldn’t be here at the Seminary now.” Warren, who speaks with a polite British accent  Read more >>


Women's Clergy Network members share their seminary journey

Featuring: Maureen Hamblin, Lizeth Momanga, Dorhel Davis and Junie Saint-Clair

 “I know what I heard, and I heard what He said,” shared Maureen Hamblin, second-year Masters of Divinity candidate and Women’s Clergy Network President. “God said, ‘Who will go for us?’ And I said, ‘Here I am, send me.  And if I was a man, I would have said the same thing.” Read more >>

A Conversation With Danielle Barnard
Hometown: Maryland, USA
Degree: Masters of Divinity, Chaplaincy Concentration

A lesson in discerning between “good things” and “God-things”: How prayer, mentorship and service brought Danielle to the Seminary. Read more >>


Chad Angasan

Hometown: Dilingham, Alaska
Degree: Masters of Divinity, Track 1

The small town of Dillingham, Alaska, has deep roots in commercial fishing, hunting and other forms of gathering food in the wild. Although I have many great memories there, I have painful ones too.  Read more >>


Maureen Hamblin

Hometown: Muranga, Kenya; Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
Degree: Masters of Divinity, Track 2

Serving God in Ireland was always her destiny. “I can see how every circumstance led me to where I am today,” said Maureen Hamblin, president of the Women's Clergy Network, full-time Seminary student, wife, mother and future pastor. “I was born in Kenya with an Irish name, ended up in Ireland as an 11-year-old girl, and many years later God gave me an Irish man because Read more >>


A Conversation With Maxwell Aka

Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Degree: Masters of Divinity, Track 1

Journey with muscian, missionary and now Seminary student Max Aka's as he describes his path to the Seminary and his commitment to follow God wherever He leads. Read more >>