Using Mentors in Seminary

In Academics, Spiritual life by adminmark

Having a learning coach or ministry mentor is a great way to leverage your seminary experience. Our research on theological education as well as surveys with people in the field led us to make mentoring a significant part of our learning model. Many seminaries will involve mentoring during the last two semesters of their study as part of the field …

Lessons Learned about Online Learning

In Academics by adminmark

Five years ago, I left a residential seminary campus to start a fully online seminary from scratch, known today as Rockbridge. In my travels and discussions with ministers around the world, I discovered many ministers that wanted seminary training but didn’t feel called to leave their ministry fields in order to get it. Technology now makes it possible to connect …

Traveling

In General by adminmark

I’ll be traveling for the next couple of weeks. I’m very excited to report that Daryl Eldridge, the President and co-founder of Rockbridge Seminary has written a few posts for Seminary Survival Guide about online education and the learning process. These are scheduled over the next couple of weeks to help cover my absence. Before leading Rockbridge, a fully-online seminary …

Seminary Time Waster #5: Disorganization

In Time Management by adminmark

A common frustration about seminary is all the balls you have to keep in the air at once. Seminary coursework alone can have you managing several multi-step projects with their own timelines and deadlines. Add to that your job, family commitments, and whatever ministry you’re serving in. It’s a lot to keep coordinated. In the midst of this, being disorganized …