Category: Dear Seminarian

Three Helpful Tips for Seminary Students

Editor’s Note: The purpose of this series is to help students whether they are preparing for, attending, or have graduated from seminary to grow in the God’s grace. To read the rest of the articles in this series click here. ***************** I began my formal theological education at the age of 19 and I recently turned 36. I have been in school this entire time with the exception of taking one year off. I’ve earned a Bachelor’s in Christian Studies from North Greenville University (2003), a Master of Divinity and Specialization in Christian Thought Theology from New Orleans Baptist...

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Four Temptations of a Bible College Student

In May of 2016, I will be graduating with a M.A in Biblical and Theological Studies. Ask me about Greek paradigms or eschatological views, and I can fill your head with information. I mean, it’s been my “job” for the last four years to learn the ins and outs of theological debates and to master the intricacies of various doctrines. Though I love studying such things, there exists a great danger. For many of us, the doctrine of sin is something that can become just another answer on a test. It grows into such an intellectual exercise that we miss...

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Dear Seminarian: After Seminary is Over

Editor’s Note: This is a brand new series we are doing to help those who are interested in going to, already in or who have graduated Bible College or seminary. The purpose of this series is to help you grow in the grace of God while you are preparing for, while you are attending and after you graduate from seminary. C. Walter wrote the first post in this series in which he gave five suggestions for future seminarians.  Matthew Fretwell wrote the second post in this series on growing in grace. Dave wrote the third post in cultivating humility while in seminary....

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Dear Seminarian: Entering Seminary Student Admonishments: Part Four

Editor’s Note: This is a brand new series we are doing to help those who are interested in going to, already in or who have graduated Bible College or seminary. The purpose of this series is to help you grow in the grace of God while you are preparing for, while you are attending and after you graduate from seminary. C. Walter wrote the first post in this series in which he gave five suggestions for future seminarians.  Matthew Fretwell wrote the second post in this series on growing in grace. Dave wrote the third post in cultivating humility while in seminary....

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Dear Seminarian: Four Lessons For Seminary Students Part Three

Editor’s Note: This is a brand new series we are doing to help those who are interested in going to, already in or who have graduated Bible College or seminary. The purpose of this series is to help you grow in the grace of God while you are preparing for, while you are attending and after you graduate from seminary. C. Walter wrote the first post in this series in which he gave five suggestions for future seminarians.  Matthew Fretwell wrote the second post in this series on growing in grace. Dave wrote the third post in cultivating humility while in seminary....

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