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Sioux Falls Seminary develops servants for their participation in the kingdom mission.  

This has been our focus since we began offering theological education in 1858.  We serve in the kingdom by providing systems of theological education and integrative counseling that are accessible, affordable, relevant, and faithful for the purpose of empowering people where they are, thereby offering a journey toward God’s hope.


 

Jun
19

Moving Beyond Preparing People for Jobs, Pt. 2: Ministry

Last week we introduced a five-part series that is challenging some of the commonly held beliefs about the educational process by sharing why theological education should focus on developing people to live out their gifts. This week, we explore the changing nature of pastoral ministry.

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Jun
12

Moving Beyond Preparing People for Jobs, Pt. 1: Gifts

What if theological education isn’t about developing people for the “job” of pastor but rather about developing people to live out the gifts they have been given? What if the “job” of pastor as traditionally understood is no longer the best way to describe that role? Is it time to rethink the role of education?

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Jun
05

Becoming Fully Alive: Here and Now

We have been asking what it means to be “fully alive” to God and his kingdom’s purposes. In light of 1 Peter 4:10, we understand that a part of the answer lies in being “faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” Every citizen of God’s kingdom is responsible for putting their gifts to good use. For me, as a student enrolled . . .

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May
29

Partnership: Serving Alongside Others

Partnership is a very important aspect of our work. We believe God calls us to create integrated systems of theological education by honoring the work others do and recognizing that there is much we can learn from others. By partnering with others, the wider church is blessed through enhanced access to theological education.

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