Seminary

Training Pastors and Planters in the Church, by the Church, for the Church – Christian Article

Bible literacy is becoming rare as theological confusion spreads around the world. We must combat theological poverty with robust theological training of pastors. Pastor training is critical to our mission, and Acts 29 trains church-planting pastors and aspiring church planters in a number of ways. The newly announced Grimké Seminary is one of those ways. Grimké Seminary exists to train pastors and planters who are characterized by theological clarity, cultural engagement, and missional innovation. Grimké specializes in training men for…

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Top 20 Best Books I Read in Seminary – Christian Article

I did it — I’m officially a Master of Divinity graduate of Covenant Theological Seminary. I walked across that stage Friday of last week, and I feel honored to have been able to formally study theology at a great institution. Don’t get me wrong — I’m exhausted. These past three years have been grueling. But deep down I feel a sense of gratitude and thankfulness to be a seminary graduate; it is a privilege denied to many. Now that I’m…

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A Complete List of Required Reading for my MDiv Studies – Christian Article

“What books are you reading in seminary?” This is a question I’ve been asked a lot over the past couple of years. As often as I’ve been asked this question, I thought it might be helpful to put together the entire list of books. Couple caveats: 1. This list is required reading for MDiv students at Covenant Theological Seminary from fall, 2016 to spring, 2019 based on the classes I took. This list is not meant to curate all the…

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Spiritual Growth is Costly – Christian Article

I’ve been thinking more about my time in seminary now that I’m nearing the end. I am not the same person today as that guy who started Greek on that anxious Monday morning over two years ago. Indeed, the more I reflect on my time in seminary, the more I realize just how much I’ve grown spiritually. But it hasn’t come without a cost. Spiritual growth is always costly. What has it cost me? Here are a few things that…

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