Category: School Profiles

Seminary Spotlight: Covenant Theological Seminary

By Dan Doriani, reprinted from the Oikonomia Network. Rooted in the Reformed and Kuyperian traditions, Covenant Theological Seminary offers students both specific courses on work and a curriculum-wide approach to engagement with the labor of humanity and of believers in particular. Covenant Seminary students initially engage work in the classroom through a first-year course, taught by three professors, titled Calling,…

Seminary Spotlight: Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

By Kenneth Barnes, reprinted from the Oikonomia Network. These are exciting times at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the merger between Gordon Divinity School and Conwell School of Theology. The merger was the brainchild of Billy Graham, John Harold Ockenga and J. Howard Pew. The stated aim was to “establish within a strong evangelical framework, an independent,…

Seminary Spotlight: Sioux Falls Seminary

By Philip E. Thompson, reprinted from the Oikonomia Network. Toward the end of the last Seminary Spotlight report from Sioux Falls Seminary, we shifted our focus a little. Having reported the deep integration of themes attendant on work and the economy in our curricular and co-curricular opportunities, and having shared the fruit being borne by our students in their varied contexts of…

Seminary Spotlight: Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

By Darrell Yoder, reprinted from the Oikonomia Network. The rhythms of life at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary are rooted in a vision of the gospel that is biblically holistic, prophetic, formational and deeply practical. Within our shared theological framework, we seek to hold space for difference – theological, cultural, ethnic, gender and otherwise – so that we can experience the richness…

Karam Forum 2020: Justice, Discipleship, Fruitfulness, Kingdom

Adapted from the Oikonomia Network. The schedule is packed at Karam Forum 2020, so register today to attend this catalytic and connecting event! We’ll be meeting January 3-4 in Atlanta to refresh our community of collaboration, and hear from leading voices including Rich Mouw, Charisse Jones, Greg Jones, Rachael and Jacob Denhollander, Jules Martinez and many more – the list of speakers is…

Seminary Spotlight: Fuller Theological Seminary

By Michaela O’Donnell Long, reprinted from the Oikonomia Network. At Fuller Theological Seminary we are grateful for the work of the Oikonomia Network and enthusiastic about our common vision of flourishing as central to theological education. Over the past year we at Fuller have been busy: 1) in the classroom; 2) developing a new platform for theological formation; and 3)…

Seminary Spotlight: Western Seminary

By Josh Mathews, reprinted from the Oikonomia Network. One among many reasons for seminaries to take vocation seriously is the change we are seeing in students’ motivation for seeking theological education. Students here at Western Seminary are pursuing their education with a variety of different end goals. Our efforts to cultivate greater appreciation for vocation and ministry outside the church…