As the Kairos Project grows, we are beginning to have clusters of students in different regions or near particular cities. In addition, various networks or larger churches are expressing interest in running a group of students through the Kairos Project at one time.
We have been planning our annual Women in Community event. We are very excited for Friday, September 23! This week, we’ll preview Women in Community by learning more about Christy Fay, guest speaker, and her call to join God in the renewal of all things.
This week our conversation will continue but explore another aspect of the seminary’s kingdom calling: creating systems of integrative counseling. With a mission of meeting people where they are … offering hope, here is how affordable, accessible, relevant, and faithful apply to our work.
Sioux Falls Seminary is seeking comments from the public about the seminary in preparation for its comprehensive evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The seminary will host a visit on September 12-14, 2016, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). SFS is currently accredited with HLC and has been since 1978.
Sioux Falls Seminary’s 158th commencement service and celebration will be at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at First Baptist Church in Sioux Falls. We look forward to celebrating with our students, their families and friends, and the wider seminary community.
Sioux Falls Seminary featured Rev. Dr. Charlie Self at the 2016 Hiller Lectureship on April 13. Over 120 Christian leaders came together to hear about “Pastor 4.0,” which aimed to redefine leadership and mission for the 21st century. Self’s presentations were described as "inspiring" and "powerful.”
Representatives of Sioux Falls Seminary and Taylor Seminary have just returned from Cameroon where a growing partnership in theological education is taking shape with the Cameroon Baptist Convention and its two seminaries.
Our 2015 Advent devotionals, one for each week of Advent plus one for Christmas Day, are written by alumni of Sioux Falls Seminary and inspired by 2 Corinthians 4:7. This week alumnus Harrison Lippert talks about how we can be ambassadors of reconciliation.
Nathan Hitchcock, Shanda Stricherz, Jennifer Helkenn, and Darrel Bartell were all recently honored when Sioux Falls Seminary presented its third annual Excellence Awards. Please join us in thanking our 2015 recipients for their roles in creating a culture of excellence in Christian service.
On September 1, we celebrated the start of our 158th academic year! The convocation service was a wonderful event not only because we celebrated the beginning of a new academic year, but also because we welcomed Dr. Larry Caldwell as the Chief Academic Officer.