About the Seminary

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

Sioux Falls Seminary is on the move, providing systems of theological education and integrative counseling that are affordable, accessible, relevant, and faithful.  Now recognized as one of the most innovative seminaries in the nation, Sioux Falls Seminary is helping change theological education and how it is done both in North America and throughout the world.  We invite you to join us in mission.


 

Nov
30

Kairos Series: Principles of CBTE

Last week, we introduced the concept of competency-based theological education (CBTE). Today, we will explore its principles. Several schools within the Association of Theological Education are attempting to live into this new reality. Currently, Kairos is the most widely distributed community of learning built around the concepts of CBTE.

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Nov
23

Kairos Series: From CBE to CBTE

We’ve been exploring the Kairos philosophy of education the past few weeks. Last week we took a deeper look at outcome-based and competency-based education and why they begin with the end in mind and how that differs from the approach often taken in modern higher education. Today, we introduce the concept of competency-based theological education.

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Nov
16

Kairos Series: Exploring OBE & CBE

Last week we kicked off a new series exploring the Kairos philosophy of education. The next few weeks, we will explain why “competency-based education” may not be the best phrase to describe what Kairos is doing. To start, we will look at outcome-based and competency-based education and how they differ from modern higher education.

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Nov
09

Kairos Philosophy Series Introduction

For several weeks, David Williams, President of Taylor Seminary, led us through a conversation about a new way of learning. He invited us to consider everything from how we understand Paul’s words in Romans to the standards of excellence that are embedded in Kairos to how one’s context shapes their learning in profound ways.

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