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Nov
02

Bike Program Creates Momentum in Learning and Ministry

While attending an on-campus Kairos Project gathering in Sioux Falls, SD, student Jesse Rider visited the Center of Hope. Little did he know at the time, this visit would inspire both his work as a campus pastor in Mansfield, OH, and his progress in the Master of Arts in Christian Leadership program. Rider found Center of Hope’s bike to work program.

Mar
19

Update: Classes Online; Lobby Closed

Update: All classes for Sioux Falls Seminary will remain online indefinitely. The lobby will also remain closed to the public, and all events are cancelled. These changes will stay in effect as long as needed. Inquiries for the seminary should be directed to info@sfseminary.edu, to seminary personnel directly by email, or the administrative office by calling 800.440.6227.

Sep
23

From the NAB: Articles on Prayer, Wk. 2

Last week, we began sharing some articles on prayer written by the North American Baptist Conference. This week's articleon silence and solitude is written by Kent Carlson, the Vice President of Leadership Formation for the North American Baptists. To read more of the articles provided by the conference, visit their website at nabconference.org.

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.

Jun
12

Moving Beyond Preparing People for Jobs, Pt. 1: Gifts

What if theological education isn’t about developing people for the “job” of pastor but rather about developing people to live out the gifts they have been given? What if the “job” of pastor as traditionally understood is no longer the best way to describe that role? Is it time to rethink the role of education?

Oct
22

Partnership Providing Space for New Embrace Campus

Sioux Falls Seminary is excited to partner with Embrace Church in their endeavor to open a third campus in Sioux Falls. Through the partnership, Sioux Falls Seminary will serve as the site for Embrace's new Summit Avenue campus, which will launch in early 2015.

Jan
24

Reggie McNeal to Explore the Kingdom-Centric Church

Save the date for the Hiller Lectureship at Sioux Falls Seminary on Monday, April 7, 2014. Learn how to better understand God's work in the world and explore the implications of living out a kingdom-centric narrative within the North American church.

Apr
11

Call to Ministry Series #17: The Call of Isaiah, part 1

In my series on call, I will have at least three installments on Isaiah. Here is the start. God’s call to the writing prophets provides more information than some of the ones we have been reading. Isaiah 6 serves as a favorite text for many.

Jan
16

Call to Ministry Series #16: The Call of Elisha

We learn a lot from reflecting on Elisha’s “mantling” call and commissioning events for our lives and ministries. His redirection of life still speaks to us. The call of Elisha the prophet starts with the word of Yhwh to Elijah on the mountain.

Jan
02

Call to Ministry Series #15: Elijah, part 2

Although the call of Elijah does not appear in the stories of the prophet, we gain a lot by looking at Yhwh’s instructions to Elijah. In most of the Elijah stories we receive some indication of Yhwh’s instructions.

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