Seminary Learning Redefined

By on May 24, 2010

When I began my online seminary degree three years ago, I was a bit hesitant because I feared that the substance that the final degree “ the actual paper I would receive “ might not be as ‘weighty’ in the minds of those who had received a traditional degree from a brick and mortar institution.I Read More...


When Your Family is Along for the Ride

By on May 3, 2010

For those ofyou who have families of your own, you may very well recognize the blessing they are in your life. While these relationships can require a great deal of patience, grace and love at times, they can also be very rewarding and love-filled. In fact, because of my family, I have had a difficult Read More...



What to ask a seminary rep before you apply

By on January 19, 2010

Today’s guest post is by Dr. Sam Simmons. Dr. Simmons is co-founder and vice president for learning design at Rockbridge Seminary. ┬ęCopyright 2010. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Bob rubbed his tired eyes. For three hours he had been staring at seminary Web sites trying to decide where to apply. He was particularly interested Read More...



Why go to seminary?

By on August 19, 2009

This guest post is by Daryl Eldridge, President of Rockbridge Seminary. Seth Godin wrote an interesting piece about education at the crossroads today. And he raised an interesting point: School was the big thing for a long time. School is tests and credits and notetaking and meeting standards. Learning, on the other hand, is ‘getting Read More...


Realizing Seminary’s Not for You

By on July 2, 2009

I think it’s time for me to start the site NotGoingToSeminary.com. It’s almost been five whole months since my last article was posted on this site. Much has happened. As I recently revealed in a recent post on my personal site, I’m not going back to seminary next year. I’m a young man. At the Read More...


Ministry in a Rural Context

By on June 26, 2009

There is a book at the RTS Orlando Bookstore called Rural Evangelism: Catching the Vision. I haven’t read it yet, though I want to. The author’s intention is basically to help rural congregations avoid stagnation and decline by engaging in evangelism methods tailored to the rural context they find themselves in. Christians in rural settings Read More...


Tradition as Tutor

By on June 8, 2009

“…[A]ll understanding, whether of history, art, or the Bible, is attainable only within a tradition. A tradition imbues its sons with a conceptual framework and interpretive horizons. A tradition provides its adherents with the questions to be asked of a text, which in turn allows the text to answer those questions within the framework of Read More...