Category Archives: Seminary

A Missional Curriculum at Newbigin House

Over three decades ago missional thinkers like Lesslie Newbigin, David Bosch, and Harvie Conn argued that theological education needed to be overhauled. In the context of an exploding third world church they asked what kind of theological education would train faithful pastors. They believed that theological education as it was practiced in the West was […]

WTS-Newbigin Distance Learning Master of Divinity launches!

I began teaching our very first Master of Divinity course today – The Urban Christian.  It’s hard to believe that Newbigin House has reached this milestone.  Four years ago, Scot and I were excitedly launching the Fellows program, dreaming of a day when we’d find the right partners for accredited seminary training.  Our friends at […]

Newbigin House launches Master of Divinity program this Fall

Have you ever thought about taking a course in Biblical Greek? Church history? The Gospels? Or urban mission? Have you ever considered going further by engaging in comprehensive pastoral and theological training? For so many, this kind of biblical study seemed inaccessible, even impossible. However, our partnership with Western Theological Seminary, Holland, MI, makes it […]