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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.

Jul
01

Embracing God’s Work Within Theological Education, Pt. 2

Again this week, we reflect on how Sioux Falls Seminary and Taylor Seminary are embracing God’s work within theological education. This short series was originally published by the North American Baptist Conference in the fall 2018 Onward Magazine. Today curriculum and student engagement will be discussed.

Jun
24

Embracing God’s Work Within Theological Education, Pt. 1

This week and next week’s articles will touch on how Sioux Falls Seminary and Taylor Seminary are embracing God’s work within theological education. This short series was originally published by the North American Baptist Conference as part of its fall 2018 issue of Onward Magazine. This week, an introduction is shared.

Jun
17

Christian Leadership Alliance Article: Filling Empty Board Seats

We share another article from the Christian Leadership Alliance blog written by Gary Hoag, Kairos teaching team member. Like last week, the post shares some content from The Council, a book on board governance written by Hoag, Greg Henson, and Wes Willmer. This week's focus is on filling empty board seats.

Jun
10

Christian Leadership Alliance Article: Asking the Right Questions

In February 2019, Gary Hoag, a member of the Kairos Project teaching team, wrote an article for the Christian Leadership Alliance. It focused on asking the right questions and provided valuable direction for boards. Hoag highlighted the book, The Council, which he co-wrote with Greg Henson and Wes Willmer.

Jun
03

Oikonomia Network: Spotlight on Sioux Falls Seminary

This week's article was published by the Oikonomia Network in February 2019. It is a spotlight on Sioux Falls Seminary that sheds light on how the Kairos Project is not only impacting the lives of students but helping to address some challenges that are currently being faced in theological education.

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