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Sep
16

From the NAB: Articles on Prayer, Wk. 1

Over the next three weeks, we are sharing some articles on prayer written by the North American Baptist Conference. This week's article focuses on prayer as a spiritual discipline. It is written by Kent Carlson, Vice President of Leadership Formation. To read more articles provided by the conference, visit their website at nabconference.org.

Sep
02

In Trust Blog Post on Disruption and Sustainability

The In Trust Center for Theological Studies recently published an article on how disruption can bring about change that leads to long-term viability. With changes in theological education today, the article hints at what might be required of schools if they want to remain sustainable today and in the future.

Aug
26

Draw Closer: New Book Reflects on Psalms

Former professor Rhoda Carpenter recently published, A God Who Comes Near: Reflections on the Psalms. The book "speaks to the beauty and contemporary relevance of the psalms, pointing the reader to a God who desires honest expression, comes close to listen, and reveals a deeper understanding of who he is and how he loves."

Aug
19

The Christian Citizen Series: Part 4

Three weeks ago we began sharing a four-part series that Dr. Philip Thompson wrote for The Christian Citizen. This week's article concludes this series. The series, "Theological Education in North America: Crises and Faithful Creativity," has explored the Kairos Project and its impact on theological education. Today, we explore the seminary's Baptist roots.

Aug
12

The Christian Citizen Series: Part 3

Two weeks ago we began sharing a four-part series that Dr. Philip Thompson wrote for The Christian Citizen. This week and next, we will continue to share the articles from this series, which is titled, "Theological Education in North America: Crises and Faithful Creativity." This week’s article is focused on the financial model behind the Kairos Project.

Aug
05

The Christian Citizen Series: Part 2

Last week started a four-part series that Dr. Philip Thompson wrote for The Christian Citizen. For this week and the following two weeks, we will continue to share the articles from this series, which is titled, "Theological Education in North America: Crises and Faithful Creativity." This week’s article talks about the Kairos Project at Sioux Falls Seminary.

Jul
29

The Christian Citizen Series: Part 1

We are pleased to share a four-part series that Dr. Philip Thompson wrote for The Christian Citizen. Over the next four weeks, we will share the articles from the series, which is titled, "Theological Education in North America: Crises and Faithful Creativity." This week’s article paints a picture of theological education’s current landscape in North America.

Jul
22

Shepherding: The Preacher as Shepherd

As a boy growing up on a farm in North Dakota, I remember standing next to my father as he'd call to our herd of cattle; it was a long, low call, “Com’aaahn.” I was always impressed that the cattle on the other side of the pasture, a quarter of a mile to a half a mile away, would hear his voice and start sauntering across the green pasture toward my dad.

Jul
15

Shepherding: An Important Pursuit

This past week I was spending time with the pastor of a mega-church who had recently retired after serving at his church for almost 40 years. He had enjoyed the trappings of outward success: big church, a national and international ministry, relative fame in the religious sub-culture, author, sought-after speaker, rapid growth, and then steep decline.

Jul
08

Upcoming Visit and Invitation for Comment

As part of its regular reaccreditation process with the Association of Theological Schools, Sioux Falls Seminary will host a comprehensive visit. On September 23-26, 2019, a team representing the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools will reevaluate the seminary for purposes of reaccreditation.

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