Over the next several weeks, we will be sharing a number of articles from seminary friends and partners in ministry, all on discernment, call, and discipleship. Last week we touched briefly on the importance of taking the time to listen to God. This week’s article is an e-reflection, written by Dr. Barton in December 2016.
On April 18, we will welcome Dr. Ruth Haley Barton as the featured speaker at our annual Hiller Lectureship. With Barton guiding our time together, this year’s event will focus on helping individuals embrace their roles in God’s kingdom work by forging the connection between their souls and their leadership.
In Peter’s first letter to the church abroad, he exhorts his readers, “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms” (1 Peter 4:10). When we consider these words in light of being “fully alive” to the glory of God, we see that the spiritual gifts . . .
The first chapter of Genesis provides a wonderful picture of God’s good creation and then proceeds to grant to us a humbling task. We are to be image-bearers of the King. We are made in God’s image and asked to steward his creation and participate in his work.
Over the past six weeks, we have talked about our classic educational tracks and covered several topics. Links to previous posts are available below. Today, we give a glimpse of where we are headed. Data so far shows a few concepts that could be on the horizon
President Greg Henson and Professor Nathan Hitchcock recently collaborated with In Trust Center for Theological Education to write a piece on competency-based education. The article appeared in the New Year 2017 edition of In Trust Magazine.
Did you know that Sioux Falls Seminary is larger than half of the seminaries in North America? If that comes as a surprise to you, don’t worry because it comes as a surprise to most. Over the past 10 years, the seminary has grown by over 50%. How is this happening?
Interested in learning more about how you can participate in a global campaign to impact key ministries for the Kingdom of God? Come hear Ron Norman, President of the NAB Foundation and Greg Henson, President of Sioux Falls Seminary, share about the REACH initiative.
Mentoring is recognized as a very valuable aspect of theological education. But to everyone’s surprise, it isn’t always an integral component of degree programs at every seminary. To be fair, some seminaries integrate mentoring in a very intentional fashion.
The semester begins on January 23. If you are beginning the journey of theological education this spring, we welcome you! Be sure to download and review the new student welcome packet. It contains a lot of helpful information for you as you prepare for the journey ahead.