President’s March Newsletter

Dear Friends,

During this Lenten season, we are grateful for the outpouring of God’s blessings at Northern Seminary in the month of March.


KERN FOUNDATION AWARDS NORTHERN MAJOR GIFT

In partnership with Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL, Northern will begin offering a 5-year Bachelor of Arts/Master of Divinity joint degree. We are grateful to the Kern Foundation for this multi-year gift that is making this new partnership possible.


ATS RENEWS NORTHERN’S
ACCREDITATION FOR 10 YEARS

After two years of study and analysis, the Board of Commissioners of the Association of Theological Schools approved Northern’s accreditation through 2028.


GREATER CINCINNATI CENTER OPENS

We opened the Greater Cincinnati Center at Tabernacle Bible Church City of Promise in Fairfield, Ohio. Over 70 people attended two informational events, and we received 17 applications in one day. This new center will host Northern Live streaming classes beginning this summer.


WEBINAR WITH COACH WAYNE GORDON, APRIL 19

Join us April 19 at 11:00 am (CT) for a free webinar with Dr. Wayne “Coach” Gordon as he discusses “Making Neighborhoods Whole,” a chapter in his book called Do All Lives Matter.


ALUMNI SURVEY

We invite all alumni to fill out this very important survey. We are evaluating our programs for alumni and seeking input on our plans for the future.


NEW ANGLICAN STUDIES PROGRAM BEGINS IN MAY

Northern is partnering with Churches For the Sake of Others, The Telos Collective, and Bishop Todd Hunter to offer a new program in Anglican studies. Students may earn credit toward degrees or complete a full degree through this exciting partnership.


PREACHING DMIN LAUNCHES THIS FALL

A new Doctor of Ministry in preaching begins this fall. Registration is open now.


DR. DENNIS EDWARDS JOINS NORTHERN’S FACULTY

Noted Pastor and New Testament Scholar Dennis Edwards will begin this Fall at Northern Seminary.


GRAB A COPY OF THESE NEW
RESOURCES FOR CHURCHES

Scot McKnight has just published two new books.
Open to the Spirit
The Letter to the Colossians

Dr. David Fitch has just released a study guide for his book Faithful Presence.
Fresh Expressions of Church and Everyday Life

Dr. Bill Shiell has just released a book on Acts that is part of the Preaching the Word series.
Acts


Thank you for praying for us! Join the Northern prayer team to receive monthly prayer requests.

Sincerely,

William D. Shiell
President, Northern Seminary

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