3 Things I Plan To Do Now That Seminary Is Over!

Well, this past weekend was a milestone in my life. I graduated with my M.Div degree in Pastoral Studies over the weekend. I never thought that I would get a degree beyond a four-year degree, but with a bit of encouragement from some close friends, I started the process five years ago, and now am DONE! As I returned home, I was reminded about several things that I said that I would do when I was done with seminary. Yikes. I (seriously) am going to hold myself to those promises?? I have put these things off, and now that I … Continue reading 3 Things I Plan To Do Now That Seminary Is Over!

Why Grad School Is Important In Ministry

By: Andrew Hale To study or not to study? Completing formal seminary training is one of the constant pressures on the priority list of pastors today. Is it worth the money, time and effort? Can’t I just study theology on my own? I’m sure you can find many Godly, successful pastors who have never attended graduate school (such as Matt Chandler).  However, are these pastors the exception to the rule? It’s hard to know. At the very least, you have to consider the advantages of seminary training before making your final decision. Grad School Develops Your approach to Ministry Theological … Continue reading Why Grad School Is Important In Ministry