Posts in Ministry
5 Classes Seminaries Need to Teach

Yesterday was a great day. I had lunch at one of my favorite BBQ restarants with my favorite seminary professor. Dr. Don Sunukjian has been a great role model and influence for me in ministry. This is evidenced by the fact that I still remember and use his preaching principles 17 years after taking his class. 

As I sat there at that lunch, I furiously scribbled a page and a half of ideas. After everyone else left, I stayed back and talked with Don for an hour about what I thought was missing in the seminary curriculum. I suggested five classes that seminaries need to teach.

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The Rise of the "Nones"

We are in the middle of one of the greatest religious shifts in American history. We live during a time that the fastest growing religion, one that has more than doubled in the last 20 years, is what is categorized as the “none.” The term “none” refers to people who when asked to indicate their faith, they write “none.” They are the “religiously unaffiliated”.

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