President’s August Newsletter
George Herbert once wrote that country people “need a mountain of fire to kindle them. Sermons are dangerous things; that none goes out of church as [they] came in, but either better or worse.” Read more
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
· Recognizing the classes of 1972, 1997, and 2012.
· Launching the Center for Theological Integrity.
· Benefiting scholarships for students of color.
Guest Speaker: Rev. James Brooks
CEO of Lawndale Health Center
Pastor, Harmony Community Church, North Lawndale
From Refugee Camp to Northern
by Greg Mamula
Win Bur is Pastor to student ministries at the 600 member Kanyaw Baptist Church in Omaha, Nebraska, and is a student in the Doctor of Ministry in New Testament Context at Northern Seminary. Northern alumni Dr. Robin Stoops and Dr. Greg Mamula, both of whom serve on the staff of American Baptist Churches of Nebraska, recommended Win to Northern. Win says, “Northern’s Israel trip changed my perspective on reading the Bible.” Read more
Retired Chinese Physician trains through the Grow Center & Seminary Now
Meet Rose, one of the Chinese students currently taking courses as part of the Global Chinese Initiative at the Grow Center. Rose is a retired physician, and she and her husband have remained at home for two years. They have not attended church in-person for a while. But while at home, Rose discovered the Grow Center’s Cantonese Bible courses on Youtube during the Pandemic. She has since enrolled in several courses, including Old Testament Essentials, via the partnership between Seminary Now and the Grow Center. The Grow Center provides a platform to connect Rose to over 35 Cantonese-speaking women and creates a network of support for these learners. Read more.
Faith Leaders Symposium Provides New Thinking for New Times
Third Baptist Church of Chicago
Rev. Dr. Gerald Dew, Facilitator
Rev. T.D. Hughes, Host Pastor
Praise and Worship – Harmony Community Church
TOV for Women Conference
October 21, 2022
9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
In-Person at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church and Online
Dr. Lisa Bowens – Associate Professor of New Testament at Princeton Seminary
Vivian Mabuni – Writer, Speaker, Podcaster, and Organizational Leader
Dr. Scot McKnight – Julius R. Mantley Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary
Shamara Shantal – Worship Leader at Renew Church
Northern Seminary Trip to the Holy Land
Applications are NOW OPEN for our 2023 Trip to Israel! APRIL 27-MAY 8, 2023 With Dr. Bill Shiell
William D. Shiell
President, Northern Seminary
- Remembering Baptist Philanthropist and Entrepreneur Robert D. Kern
- Northern Seminary Receives $5 Million Grant to Create Pathways for Church Leaders to Receive Seminary-Level Education
- The Pastor's Table
- Australian Veterinarian Applies Biblical Justice as a Church Elder
- FOUNDERS DAY 2022: Resilience for Ministry
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