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Aug
24

Upcoming Academic Year, Students Reminders of Mission

The Great Commission is at the heart of our calling, both as individuals and as a community. We're called to follow Jesus into mission and make disciples along the way. We are excited to start the academic year and to walk boldly toward the future to which God is calling us.

Aug
23

End the Silence: Domestic Violence in Faith Communities

Join us Friday, October 16, and learn how to serve the silent victims of domestic violence that are in your midst. Our one-day training event will prepare you to respond to the needs of those around you in a helpful way. Together, we can help end the silence!

Aug
17

Exploring the Great Commission - Matthew 28:18-20

The task that Jesus entrusted to his disciples and to us is to make disciples of all nations. This call comes with the promise of his presence to guide and to empower us as we fulfill our calls. We are privileged to play a part in developing disciples who develop disciples.

Aug
10

The Great Commission and The Journey of Theological Education

We're excited to explore The Great Commission and how theological education has sought to serve that mission over time. We will look at the history of theological education, ask how we've progressed, and seek to understand the systems that have brought us to today.

Jul
27

Kingdom Calling Guides Participation

Our kingdom calling is to create systems of theological education and integrated counseling that are affordable, accessible, relevant, and faithful for the purpose of developing servants for their participation in God’s kingdom mission. It's how we articulate our participation within the kingdom.

Jul
20

Serving Individuals, Families Part of Calling

Most people realize that as a seminary community we use our gifts to come alongside those called to a journey of theological education. However, they might not realize that we also serve others by providing integrative counseling. It is actually an important part of our kingdom calling.

Jul
13

Coming Together as Family to Serve God in Mission

On July 1-5, I participated in the 2015 Triennial Conference. The theme of the Triennial was, “Sent,” and we focused on how the Missional nature of God can permeate everything we are as followers of Christ and servants in God’s mission. It was a fantastic event.

Jul
06

Caldwell: Serving Others through Tradition, Innovation

As I begin my service as Chief Academic Officer and Dean of Sioux Falls Seminary, 1 Peter 4:10 reminds me that whatever strengths and abilities I bring to my new role are for one overarching purpose: to serve others. That service is the key to what our seminary is all about.

Jun
22

Theological Education and Serving Others

As we’ve explored 1 Peter 4:10, we have come to realize stewardship is about serving others. This week, we share Dr. Ron Sisk's final sermon at Sioux Falls Seminary. He reflects on the journey of theological education and shares a few of the secrets that he’s learned about serving others.

Jun
08

Reflections on SFS’ Vital Place in Economy of God’s Work

On June 30, I officially retire as Academic Vice President and Dean and Professor of Homiletics and Christian Ministry at our seminary. While I have been here, I have sought to use my gifts of teaching and administration to help our students prepare for service.

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