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Relationships Are More Important Than You Think

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The most important benefit of seminary might be the people you meet, not the things you learn. Imagine yourself in a new student orientation meeting with dozens or hundreds of other fellow students. Sitting around you are the people who will be leading God’s church in your generation. A few are clowns.  Others will wash out and not continue in …

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Top Ten Posts at Seminary Survival Guide

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To get you started, here is a list of our Top Ten most popular posts of all time. Which seminary degree should I get? Master Your Seminary’s Required Reading in Half the Time (or Less) How to Get a Ph.D While Working a Full-Time Job The Seminary Book Review “Mr. Ask a Question in Class to Try to Look Smarter” …

Which seminary degree should I get?

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We’ve already mentioned that planning your study is your responsibility, and not your seminary’s. The first level of planning is to choose your degree program wisely. The M. Div. is the standard, time-honored ministry degree.  It includes biblical and theological studies as well as a range of coursework in the practical aspects of ministry: preaching, pastoral care, evangelism, and so …

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Albert Mohler on Calling

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Dr. Mohler, president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky writing on calling, resonates with our view of calling: An excerpt: Charles Spurgeon identified the first sign of God’s call to the ministry as “an intense, all-absorbing desire for the work.” Those called by God sense a growing compulsion to preach and teach the Word, and to minister …