Nov 18

Todd Chipman with Advice on Whether to Pursure Academic or Pastoral Ministry by Todd Chipman

Series: Conversations asks Dr. Todd Chipman, Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at MBTS and pastor at the Master's Community Church in Kansas City, "What advice would you give someone deciding between academic theology and pastoral ministry?"

Aug 24

A Prayer at the Dawn of a Theological School Year by Grace Sutton

O Lord, as light dawns on the first few days of the school year for seminary and bible college students, light our path as we journey through theological education.

Jun 8

Seminary: An Unexpected Detour that Changed My Life by Leslie Umstattd

My journey that began in the woods in north Alabama ended with me graduating from college and going to seminary.

Jun 1

I’m a Stay-at-Home Mom and I Decided to Go to Seminary by Haylee Williams

What good is a seminary degree for a mom? In answering that question, I have five reasons why I decided to go to seminary. 

Mar 10

How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament: Step 6–Argument Tracing by Jason DeRouchie

Series: How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament

“Argument-tracing” is step 6 in understanding and apply the Old Testament. Perhaps more than any other step in the exegetical process, this one helps us grasp a passage’s message. In this post, I will show how to trace the argument of a passage by using an argument-diagram.

May 4

Keys to Stewarding Your Time in Seminary by Jason K. Allen

We must remember that stewarding time wisely isn’t just a matter of time management or life hacks; it is a kingdom priority.

Apr 6

Guarding Your Life and Doctrine While in Seminary by Jason K. Allen

An excerpt from Jason K. Allen’s new book, Succeeding at Seminary: 12 Keys to Getting the Most Out of Your Theological Education

Feb 17

Episode 106: Jordan Wilbanks on the Church-Seminary Relationship by Jared C. Wilson and Jordan Wilbanks

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson visits with Jordan Wilbanks, Director of Church Partnerships at Midwestern Seminary, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the church-seminary relationship in the training of young leaders for ministry.

Sep 29

The Theological Educator as Sherpa by Jason G. Duesing

Just as the Sherpa comes alongside his clients and helps organize, direct, assemble, and lead, the theological educator does the same for students.

Sep 9

Episode 92: Advice for New Seminary Students by Jared C. Wilson and Ronni Kurtz

On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz offer some words of wisdom for new Bible college and seminary students on successfully pursuing a biblical education while thriving spiritually and at home.