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In June of 1793, William Carey and his family set out for Calcutta, India. Baptist missions had begun. He founded a school to teach native children, and began studying the local language so he could translate Scripture. He put many great works of native literature into print for the first time.
Missions seems to be a part of most Baptists’ DNA. Though Baptist theological education has been primarily for training pastors, education has always been part of Baptist mission work. It has been since the rise of Baptist missions with William Carey, father of the modern Protestant missions movement.
Sioux Falls Seminary is trying to take the Great Commission seriously as it develops innovative, contextual, biblically faithful platforms for theological education. But we are by no means the first! Let us remember one outstanding seminary from the Christian past: Halle University.
Our faculty and administration have written on the topic of theological education, its history, and its biblical foundations. As we look at the history of theological education, especially in light of the Great Commission, we continue a series through which we’ll share these works.