Alumni are a type of genetic mapping for a seminary.
Gordon-Conwell has always been a mix of Bible, mission, and creativity. We have been strong on the authority of Scripture, attentive to local and cross-cultural contexts, and ever creative in finding new ways to fulfill our part of God’s mission.
The Big Pivot which we are entering into has come about through collaboration in research, strategy, and planning.
Years ago, we sent some seminary students to Vietnam to teach Buddhist converts about the Bible. These new Christians were hungry to understand their new life in Christ.
“Why do so many people in America have guns?” A number of times Singaporean friends asked me this question, and I must admit I did not have a good answer.
For Christians the whole concept of migration and “home” is very important.
“There are no heroes of action—only heroes of renunciation and suffering.”
I usually don’t do book reviews. However, this book is important for a blog that is located on a seminary website.
An individual, a local congregation, The Church, and even a seminary should keep both eyes focused on Jesus.
When Christians have disagreements it should be, “We are having a disagreement within the family,” and not be framed as an “us versus them.”