Category: School Profiles

Seminary Spotlight: Denver Seminary

By Dan Steiner, reprinted from the Oikonomia Network. Artwork: Light the Lamps, Justin Reddick, mixed media on canvas, 30” x 40”, private collection (used with permission) Justin Reddick wears many hats. He is a husband, father, artist, seminary student and the religious services assistant and creative arts platform facilitator at the Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado. I first met Justin after a lecture I…

Seminary Spotlight: Wesley Seminary

By Abson Prédestin Joseph, reprinted from the Oikonomia Network. Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University has had an integrative mission from its founding in 2009. It is against this backdrop that we view our partnership with, and participation in, the Oikonomia Network. There are strong affinities between the way Wesley Seminary fulfills its mission to “prepare Christian leaders to engage in…

Seminary Spotlight: Sioux Falls Seminary

By Philip E. Thompson, reprinted from the Oikonomia Network. Previous articles on Sioux Falls Seminary have shared stories of how our innovative approach to theological education, Kairos, is enabling students to cultivate human flourishing in both ecclesial and non-traditional contexts of ministry. Since the Kairos model was launched in the fall of 2014, its success has required ongoing, overlapping processes of assessment, evaluation and…

Seminary Spotlight: Covenant Theological Seminary

By Mark Dalbey, reprinted from the Oikonomia Network Covenant Seminary in St. Louis has increased its commitment over the past decade to viewing and delivering theological education that emphasizes and values all vocations as vital to God’s mission of redeeming and restoring all things in Jesus Christ as reflected in Colossians 1:15-20. Joining the Oikonomia Network at the end of…

Seminary Spotlight: Criswell College

By Barry Creamer; reprinted from the Oikonomia Network. 2018 was a banner year for Criswell College. We celebrated our one-year anniversary as an Oikonomia Network partner school, and we took steps to begin the largest and most comprehensive undertaking in the school’s nearly 50-year history. Ministry-Minded in All Vocations While many of our graduates in the past have gone on…

Seminary Spotlight: Western Seminary

By Josh Mathews and Derek Hiebert. Reprinted from the Oikonomia Network. The geographical and cultural context of the West coast offers some distinct opportunities for biblical and theological education. At Western Seminary, with our main campus in Portland and other locations up and down the West coast, we seek to live out our mission of gospel-centered transformation within this environment. As…