Jessica Abell


Jessica Abell is an M.Div. seminarian at Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) in Berkeley, California. She is a postulant from the Diocese of Chicago, where she will return after graduating in May 2012. Jessica is active in Episcopal Relief & Development and Celtic Cross, the mission society of CDSP. She is a 2011-2012 GreenFaith Fellow, a former youth minister, a sometime yogi, and a constant pilgrim.


January 22, 2012

Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Jonah did his best to run from God’s command to proclaim repentance to the people of Nineveh. And we know that Jonah did not take the redemptive outcome well, actually. He goes off to sulk when Nineveh is spared. The...

July 16, 2011

Genesis 28:10-19a Jacob has left home. He has recently bribed the ancestral birthright from his twin brother Esau and he must surely be somewhat anxious as he embarks on his journey. The dream of Jacob is what is needed for such a...