The Rev. Mike Kinman is the provost of Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis, MO, and the 2008 recipient of the John Hines Preaching Award from Virginia Theological Seminary.
The Rev. Mike Kinman is the provost of Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis, Mo. For several years he served as executive director of Episcopalians for Global Reconciliation in St. Louis, MO.
He was the 2008 recipient of the John Hines Preaching Award from Virginia Theological Seminary.
Previously, Mike served as the priest for the Episcopal Campus Ministry community at Washington University in St. Louis, where he traveled with students to Sudan and Ghana where they worked with the Anglican Church and an NGO specializing in capacity building, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS prevention, respectively. He is vice-chair of the Standing Commission on Anglican and International Peace with Justice Concerns, and a member of the Diocese of Missouri's Companion Relationship Committee (Lui, Sudan).
Mike holds a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a master's of divinity from Yale University. He is also the co-founder of the Gathering the NeXt Generation network of Gen X Episcopal clergy, and contributor to Get Up Off Your Knees: Preaching the U2 Catalog. He lives in St. Louis with his wife, Robin, and their two sons, Schroedter and Hayden.
"Just look preoccupied. And don't make eye contact, and you'll be just fine."
It was 11:00 p.m. on a July night. I was 20-years old and arriving in New York City for the first time as my train pulled into Grand Central Station. Ahead of me was a walk west on 42nd Street to Times Square to catch the 3 Train to South Harlem where my friend Wells lived.Read full transcript...