President’s July Newsletter

Northern Greece Trip 2022
Standing Together On The Brink

We have so much to celebrate at Northern Seminary. As I mentioned last month, we graduated 58 from the class of 2022. In addition to the strong core master’s and doctoral programs, Seminary Now has exceeded 2,000 subscribers and welcomed 60 churches and groups onto the platform. The Grow Center has now trained over 400 marketplace entrepreneurial leaders and provided chaplain support for 120 persons with ALS…

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Master Of Arts In Old Testament (MAOT) Begins Fall 2022

Northern Seminary announces an innovative Master of Arts in Old Testament (MAOT) in partnership with Jerusalem University College (JUC), combining JUC’s unique living and learning “in the land” of Israel with Northern’s flexible distance courses…

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Reaching a Quarantined Neighborhood With the Gospel in New York

Running from a call to ministry after a poor church staff experience, Cathy Bruce did not envision sitting in a seminary course, engaging with professors, and tackling stacks of reading. Yet, as a member of the Class of 2022 in the MDiv program at Northern Seminary, she recalls her experience learning in the Northern community as a transformational. Currently serving as a Lead Pastor at Hope Midtown in New York City, Cathy’s perspective on urban ministry was profoundly shaped by her professors and peers at Northern…

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Sharing An Authentic Gospel in Wrigleyville

Melissa Pillman’s journey to Northern was “an inkling” that grew into an MA in New Testament. Holding egalitarian values while serving at her complementarian church, Melissa encountered some of the difficulties inherent to those circumstances. However, starting in 2014, Melissa’s church encouraged her to preach and disciple others. Melissa remembers that “the inkling kept growing.”…

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Update From Grow Center
Six months ago, Northern’s Grow Center for Church and Mission launched its flagship certificate program, introducing an entirely new type of training to the landscape of biblical education. Made up of 9 month-long intensives, the Ray Bakke Certificate of Biblical and Entrepreneurial Thinking introduces entrepreneurial thinking as a biblical construct and maps out the key hallmarks of a Kingdom Entrepreneurial Thinker…

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