"I am concerned that seminary focuses too little on discipleship and replaces it with scholarship. I am not against scholarship, but scholarship is a feeble substitute for biblical discipleship. A model of preparation for ministry based upon Jesus’ practice should seem a reasonable goal for educators with a high view of scripture." Can We Make Seminary More Effective?
“People are trying to get the training they need and get out,” said Robinson, 28, who graduated Friday (May 11) from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C. “It all boils down to time and convenience and the culture and lifestyle we see today.”
Detroit Seminary: We have modified the program to accomplish three goals: (1) to emphasize the value of the program in equipping students to do quality research, (2) to bring the program in line with current practice in the academic community, and (3) to better serve current and prospective students.
"It’s that most wonderful time of the year: grading season. As I’ve noted before, there’s an occasional silver lining to this otherwise purgatorial duty, namely, occasionally encountering an amusing typo ... as an act of solidarity with my fellow professors, I now post a second batch.(All are genuine)."
Is it really a seminary education if we are not worshiping together, praying with one another or talking about Jesus between classes? . . . Students can learn online. Friendships can form online. God can be heard through computer speakers, but it is hard to imagine the Lord’s Supper as a Skype meeting.