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Pastoral Leaders Graduate to Serve in Diverse Contexts

Posted: June 11, 2019

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Pastoral Leaders Graduate to Serve in Diverse Contexts

Posted: June 11, 2019

LISLE, IL On Saturday, June 8, Northern Seminary graduated 26 pastoral leaders, most of whom are already serving in rural, urban, and suburban congregations. The…

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Resource Leadership Conference 2019

Posted: May 20, 2019

More than 120 pastors and small church leaders gathered May 9-11 for the first-ever Resource Leadership Conference for small churches in Bloomington, IL. Pastors and…

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A Personal Story: What I Have Learned in Seminary

Posted: April 15, 2019

By Kellye Fabian, Northern student in our MA in New Testament program She is the Pastor of Protection, Conciliation, and Doctrinal Casework at Willow Creek Community…

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Seminary’s Finances Course Raises Congregation’s Giving 26%

Posted: April 12, 2019

Article by: Julie-Allyson Ieron Northern Seminary grad Eddie Smith, now senior pastor of Tuxedo Park Baptist Church, Indianapolis, IN, is seeing God do an unexpected…

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President's May Newsletter

Posted: May 22, 2019

Dear Northern Friends, Northern alumni pastors provide hope for small congregations. Churches that average fewer than 200 in worship may appear to exist on meager…

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President's April Newsletter

Posted: April 16, 2019

Dear Northern Friends, Pastors train at Northern Seminary to grow in their faith in Christ and leadership of the local church. Along the journey, we…

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Teaching Church Initiative Students Thriving in Local Churches

Posted: April 12, 2019

Article by Julie-Allyson Ieron In Fall 2018 Northern Seminary’s Teaching Church Initiative saw its first class of minister/students begin their studies. The program, a partnership…

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President's March Newsletter

Posted: March 29, 2019

Dear Friends, In the 16th century, Ignatius of Loyola designed the curriculum for one of the first seminaries. His "School of Theology" trained pastors to…

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