Friday, 22 November 2013 09:26

How seminaries fail

Seminaries have created enough predictable, conventional, cookie-cutter ministers. The church needs ardent, zealous, incensed, enraged and impassioned ministers.

Published in Seriously Funny
Friday, 01 November 2013 13:17

Does your pastor need a doctorate?

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.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 25 October 2013 14:25

Carroll Institute elects new president

Founded in 2004, the B.H. Carroll Institute uses innovation to make theological education more relevant, accessible and affordable for Christian workers.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 16:28

Fear not education

The fear of learning can create self-imposed limits that serve as obstacles to spiritual growth.

Published in Commentaries

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.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 23 August 2013 09:11

Many ministers saddled with seminary debt

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.

Published in Congregations
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 15:01

Baylor receives record gift

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.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 06:33

'Lord, bless these graduates'

The church must provide youth eternal truths throughout the stages of life -- including graduation.

Published in Commentaries
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 11:00

Cal Baptist lawsuit moves forward

A California judge rejected a Baptist university’s claim that it is exempt from a state law that bars discrimination based on gender identity.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 02 May 2013 12:45

B.H. Carroll Institute shifting leaders

Bruce Corley is stepping down as president of a 10-year-old training institute for ministers and transitioning into a senior fellow position to aid his successor.

Published in Organizations
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