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Oct
15

CBTE: A Philosophy, Not a Model, Pt. 2

Last week, we began a conversation about competency-based theological education (CBTE). We explored a bit of its history and how I believe it opens new possibilities given how it is different than much of what exists in the wider world of competency-based education (CBE). Today, we are going to dive a bit deeper.

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Oct
08

CBTE: A Philosophy, Not a Model, Pt. 1

CBTE is an acronym that stands for competency-based theological education. It was developed as a way to distinguish what is happening in theological education from what is happening in the broader world of competency-based higher education. On November 5 and 6, 2018, I will be speaking at CBTE 2018 in Vancouver.

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Oct
01

Story: Bridging the Gap

Sioux Falls Seminary alumnus Brian Stroh (MDiv 2003) has a story to tell. It’s a story, ten years in the making, about what led his church to serve their neighborhood school instead of focusing on boosting Sunday attendance. He began working at Hillcrest Church in Sioux Falls, SD, in 2002 and now serves as the Executive Pastor. Here’s his story.

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Sep
24

Story: The Impact of Serving Together

We are finding new ways to serve in international missions as we discover new and better opportunities to serve alongside our sister seminaries in Cameroon. When thinking about seminaries, people often only think about academic programs and not the systems, processes, and philosophies that undergird them.

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