There are few passages of Scripture better suited to sum up the passion, the beating heart, of our German Baptist heritage than 1 Corinthians 9:23: I do all these things because of the Gospel, so that I can be a participant in it. This week we’re exploring the work of founding professor August Rauschenbusch.
President Greg Henson recently had the privilege of visiting Cameroon, Africa, with a few others from the NAB family. They learned about the wider NAB community and how we can partner together to serve God in powerful ways at home and around the world.
Master of Divinity student Jesse Walhof participates in God’s mission through a ministry of presence. As the Street Outreach Supervisor with Volunteers of America, Dakotas, he spends many days, nights, and weekends listening to the stories and needs of homeless and at-risk individuals.
Last week Nathan Hitchcock, SFS alumnus and Associate Professor of Church History and Theology, shared his story with us in the first entry of this two-part series on disciples and apostles. Today, in part two, he reflects upon what it means to participate in God’s mission while continuing to learn and grow.
Sioux Falls Seminary and Volunteers of America Dakotas are pleased to partner to offer a workshop on Christian community development. The Hiller Lectureship workshop will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Sioux Falls Seminary from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
It’s amazing how quickly a year goes by! I've been President of Sioux Falls Seminary for one year. I’m continually inspired by the people working at the seminary, the students we serve, and the stories I hear from alums, givers, churches, and others who have walked alongside us in our history.
The honorable Caleb Stegall, KS Supreme Court Justice, will join us for chapel and lunch on Tuesday, March 10, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Come and hear Stegall share his perspective on the dynamics of interpreting authoritative texts! Free to first 50 RSVPs.
Last week, President Greg Henson talked about how each of us have the opportunity to join God in mission. This week, Academic Vice President and Dean Ron Sisk hones in on the creativity and flexibility that Paul used in his approach to participating in the gospel.
Dr. Nathan Hitchcock, Associate Professor of Church History and Theology, was featured as a guest writer for the online journal Die Evangelischen Theologen. Hitchcock explored how, as Christians, our knowledge of God's final work informs our work in the here and now.
Over the next few months, we are going to focus on what it means to participate in God’s mission, to join God in the work he is doing. 1 Corinthians 9:23 will serve as our launch point for this conversation. In the New English Translation (NET), it reads, “I do all these things because of the Gospel, so that I can be a participant in it.”