Trevor Persaud

Recent Entries


I am a Pile of Trash

A pile of trash in the middle of the street? The Washington Post is making a call over this?” Reading what the Ferguson Police Department’s representative said about Michael Brown’s memorial, I remembered the day I visited that sacred space with my FTE mentor, Pastor Shonda Gladden.

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January 06, 2015


Conducting My Beautiful, Cacophonous Clone Choir

One of my summer TV obsessions is BBC America’s Orphan Black. With the help of greenscreen effects, an immensely talented actress portrays multiple people cloned from the same genome. In a single episode she can be a scientist, a thief, a soccer mom, a crooked biotech executive, a fanatic cultist, and whatever else the writers toss her way. It’s an intriguing exploration of identity and of the pathways open to each individual.

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July 19, 2014


My Time At the FTE Vocational Discernment Conference

The music started late on Friday night, without warning. Some people found a sitting room on the third floor and opened up a coffee-table jam session.

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April 11, 2014