Information and Reviews of the Best Seminaries

Western Reformed Seminary

Western Reformed Seminary trains servants for the gospel ministry and for roles in Christian education or biblical...

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4 Myths About Theological Education

Most of us are influenced either directly or indirectly by certain myths. These are usually evident when it comes to...

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4 Reasons to go to Seminary

The main reasons to go to seminary are to train, prepare, equip, and encourage us in future ministry. These attributes...

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Is Seminary Worth It?

Over the years I have come to realize that one of the questions that seminarians and those contemplating on enrolling...

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Should I move to go to Seminary?

A year and a half ago, my husband and I just up and moved from Birmingham, Alabama, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From...

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Why You Shouldn’t Go To Seminary

I once preached a message about reasons not to follow Jesus. It was sort of a reverse-psychology version of Jesus’...

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Seminary & Ministry

In my last post, I offered three things to think about before going to seminary—three reasons not to go to seminary....

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3 Things You Should Know Before Enrolling in Seminary

Seminaries are theological institutions which provide theological training to people who profess faith in Christ....

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A million reasons not to go to Seminary

Every day I watch how God moves through His people, and each day I age, I experience how God is sovereign enough to...

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God can Make a Way

I’m going to take a guess that most who commit to Seminary are humbled at some point to call out to God for His...

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Seminary is Spiritual Boot Camp

A military boot camp is an extensive training period for new recruits. They go through gruesome discipline—physical,...

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4 Reasons You Should go to Seminary

I grew up in a Catholic household, attending Mass every Sunday with my family. For me, attending church felt like a...

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Never Too Late for Seminary

10 years. It’s been ten whole years. It hit me the other day rather unpleasantly. I wish I could say it’s...

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Why I Went to Seminary

Growing up as a teenager, my ambition was to be a lawyer. There was nothing I held so dear to my heart than working...

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Where Should I go to Seminary?

As I’ve been in the process of graduating from Biola University, I’ve wrestled with the same question that many of...

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4 Reasons Seminary is Worth Your Time & Sacrifice

“I feel sorry for you,” my brother said as he visited me one last time before we moved to attend...

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Why You Shouldn’t Go to Seminary

Seminary is a good thing, but going to seminary isn’t for everyone. There are countless reasons to go to seminary,...

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How to Choose the Best Seminary

Wouldn’t it be easier if there was one seminary acknowledged above all others as the best in every possible way? But...

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Is Seminary for People Like Me?

Just the word “seminary” seems so studious and special. We hear words like, “I was called to seminary” and...

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3 Tips to Find the Right Seminary for You

When I decided to look into attending seminary, I had no idea just how many seminaries there were! Had I been...

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5 reasons to choose distance education

In today’s fast paced culture, many people don’t feel they have the time to go back to grad school, and that...

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Looking Back at Unexpected Lessons Learned

As my seminary experience comes to a close, I want to share with you two of the unexpected things I learned while at...

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Why You SHOULDN’T go to Seminary

For many people who enjoy studying the Bible and reading theology, seminary is comparable to a spiritual Disneyland....

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To Gain or To Give

I came into seminary not 100% sure that this was where I was supposed to be. Although I had a desire to work in...

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Why I Decided to Go to Seminary

Deciding to go to seminary can be a very personal decision. Perhaps you have felt a leading by the Holy Spirit to...

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Why Seminary Isn’t For Me

That title is a bit of a set-up. My seminary experience has been all about growing in knowledge, being in community...

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How Fyodor Dostoevsky Convinced Me to go to Seminary

If going to seminary has even crossed your mind, it’s likely because you know and love what God is doing in the...

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5 Reasons for “On Campus” Seminary

Online graduate degrees are becoming more and more popular, and for good reason. Our culture is a very busy one and...

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Why You Shouldn’t Go to Seminary

In another article I wrote titled, “Why I Decided to Go to Seminary,” I gave reasons why I decided to go to...

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What is Seminary?

That’s an excellent question! Maybe you’re wondering this because you’re philosophical and sometimes...

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Why seminary is right for the small town guy

I am the definition of the small town guy. Growing up in small rural Minnesota, an hour from the nearest Walmart, we...

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The most influential professor

While going to seminary students have the tendency to ask, “What professor should I take for this class?” or...

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Seminary Vs. Family

The first time that someone warned me about how seminary would affect my relationship with my wife, I said what...

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How to Leave Friends Well

The hardest part about moving away for seminary has been leaving my fantastic network of deep friends. I went from...

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5 Tips for Moms Preparing for Seminary

My husband encouraged me to take classes when we moved from Southern California to Dallas to attend seminary. “Sure....

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Calling: Inspired, Informed, and Confirmed.

A man wiser than me graciously said to me, “A call to ministry is a call to prepare.” So my question is: How do...

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How to have a job and go to seminary

So you’re in seminary and faced with the hard reality that it’s EXPENSIVE! Sure there are scholarships available...

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The Witness You Leave When You Move to Seminary

My husband and I are in this crazy whirl wind of preparing for Seminary. Right now we are living in two different...

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Seminary = Sacrifice

For those who are toying around with the idea of going to Seminary, you will need to understand one thing: Seminary is...

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Why are Biblical Languages required for M.Div students?

This is a common question I receive from people when I tell them I’m an M.Div student. Most argue that they can...

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An Important Lesson Seminary Cannot Teach

The title of this article may strike you as an attempt to degrade seminary or tell you that seminary is not important...

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My Experience as a Single Guy in Seminary

Like every circumstance in life, being a single guy has its ups and downs. If you’re going to seminary as a...

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Education vs. Experience

Education is important. Many employers and even ministries will not even give you a second glance without it. Continued...

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I don’t want to be a pastor, but I’m in seminary

This topic is very close to my heart as I am, that’s right, a woman who completed seminary. During my years of...

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Going for More than a Degree

I will never forget my favorite phone call. My husband and I were friends at the time, co-workers at a hospital. He...

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With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility Because Knowledge is Power

We know of the classic line from Uncle Ben (Peter Parker a.k.a. Spiderman’s uncle), “With great power comes great...

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Playing it Safe at Seminary

A few years ago, I heard an excerpt from a speech delivered by Theodore Roosevelt which made a great impression on me....

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Seminary and The Bible

Most Seminarians have a good knowledge about the Bible. The reason for this is not far-fetched: it is simply because...

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Biblical Principles vs. Traditions

As my family and I prepare to head out to seminary this August we’ve been doing the very best we can to visit as many...

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The Profs

During the course of your years in seminary, you will spend hundreds of hours with a small number of men and women...

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Discerning Calling

Discerning calling in seminary requires a few things. It involves analyzing yourself, looking at your passions, and...

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