Category Archives: Seminary

Student Profile: Christa Mooi

I can hear the question rumbling in people’s heads when I introduce myself: “What’s a 40-something white woman from central Iowa doing in a seminary program focused on urban church ministry and planting?” It’s a good question! Iowa, however, is more urban and diverse than people realize; the Des Moines metro area’s population exceeds 600,000 […]

Summer 2016 Update

This past July we held our third annual Lesslie Newbigin Summer Institute at Cambridge University. 40 people gathering to punt the Cam, enjoy an afternoon Pimm’s Cup, and dive deep into the legacy of Lesslie Newbigin. The topic was “The Adventure of Knowing,” an exploration of the question, “how do we really know the gospel […]

Meet the 2015 Seminary Student Cohort

Now in the fourth year of our academic partnership with Western Theological Seminary (WTS) in Michigan, the Newbigin House of Studies continues to see strong interest in our innovative programs of theological education. Ten new students joined to form our 2015 cohort and a highlight of this past year has been witnessing their diversity––geographically, culturally, […]

Summer Intensives in San Francisco

During the week of July 26 the Newbigin House of Studies hosted its third summer intensive in San Francisco as part of the seminary education partnership we have with Western Theological Seminary (WTS). Students traveled from across North America and Asia for courses focusing on missional engagement in the city. Several pastors who minister in urban contexts […]