Seminaries have created enough predictable, conventional, cookie-cutter ministers. The church needs ardent, zealous, incensed, enraged and impassioned ministers.
Churches should value the importance of an educated clergy, but church leadership also should be educated about what the various degrees represent and the value of experience blended with education.
Founded in 2004, the B.H. Carroll Institute uses innovation to make theological education more relevant, accessible and affordable for Christian workers.
The fear of learning can create self-imposed limits that serve as obstacles to spiritual growth.
A photo team from a Baptist university in Missouri traveled to South Dakota to capture images of the hidden plight of Native Americans living on reservations.
A recent graduating class revealed the depth of the issue. Of 57 graduates, 21 had no debt, six owed less than $20,000, another six between $20,000 and $50,000, eight between $50,000 and $90,000 and 11 more than $100,000 — all acquired while at the seminary.
Baylor University received a $35 million gift from Paul L. Foster of El Paso, Texas, the largest gift from a living alumnus in the school’s history.
The church must provide youth eternal truths throughout the stages of life -- including graduation.
A California judge rejected a Baptist university’s claim that it is exempt from a state law that bars discrimination based on gender identity.