Today’s article is meant to provide a summary of what we learned over the past twelve weeks as well as links to the various articles. Feel free to share these articles with others. As we stated in the beginning, our hope was to start a conversation around these topics.
We have been looking at the topic of operational models and student educational debt at seminaries within the Association of Theological Schools. We’ve spent some time looking at why we care and what we know. Today, we continue providing several practical ideas that may help us move forward.
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.
We've been looking at practical ideas that may help us address the issue of student debt. It is a multi-faceted concern, and we believe institutions must attack it from three angles: cost reduction, revenue generation, and curriculum development. Today, we will explore revenue generation.
Today we give thanks for the service of Dr. David J. Draewell, former Sioux Falls Seminary president, who died Sunday morning, March 13, 2016. The entire seminary community offers our condolences and prayers to Betty, Tim and Julie, and the entire Draewell family.
The past nine weeks we've looked at the topic of operational models and student educational debt at seminaries within the Association of Theological Schools . We’ve spent time looking at why we care and what we know. Today, we begin providing several practical ideas that may help us move forward.
After research, conversations, and reviewing efforts that some schools have made to address the rising cost of theological education, we've concluded that schools may, at times, choose to take the easy way out rather than dealing with the hard realities facing the industry.
Today, we'll look at some inferences that we might make as a result of our research into operational models and student educational debt at Association of Theological Schools seminaries. How we might affirm or challenge the funding and operational assumptions that undergird theological education?
Empower your discipleship and mission in every domain of church and society. Join us on April 13 as we focus on the global and local challenges of the 21st century church and the opportunities they present for redefining our understanding of mission and the role of the local pastor.
We are excited to announce Dr. Steve Trefz as Director of the Wesley House of Study at Sioux Falls Seminary. The Wesley House of Study exists to serve students who attend SFS and seek to serve or be ordained in a denomination within the Wesleyan faith tradition.