Toward the end of the last Seminary Spotlight report from Sioux Falls Seminary, we shifted our focus a little. Having reported the deep integration of themes attendant on work and the economy in our curricular and co-curricular opportunities, and having shared the fruit being borne by our students in their varied contexts of service, we […]
Previous articles on Sioux Falls Seminary have shared stories of how our innovative approach to theological education, Kairos, is enabling students to cultivate human flourishing in both ecclesial and non-traditional contexts of ministry. Since the Kairos model was launched in the fall of 2014, its success has required ongoing, overlapping processes of assessment, evaluation and […]
In fall 2014, Sioux Falls Seminary launched the Kairos Project, a unique approach to theological education. The Kairos Project is an outcome-based program that uses mentor teams to oversee students. Assignments are adaptable, and each program emphasizes contextually integrated educational moments. Students do much of their learning in their respective ministries. The learning process looks […]
Sioux Falls Seminary is in its third year of the Kairos Project, an outcome-based, alternative educational track that facilitates flexible learning through contextually-integrated educational moments. It is designed for individuals who are actively engaged in Christian ministry.
David Brooks on Being Religious in the Public Square Adam Joyce, program assistant, Center for Transformational Churches This February, the Center for Transformational Churches and Trinity International University hosted New York Times columnist and author David Brooks for a faculty lunch event and an evening lecture followed by a panel discussion. Brooks’ evening lecture, which […]
Empowering Professors to Explore Economics Nathan Hitchcock, associate professor of church history and theology, Sioux Falls Seminary Like all theological educators, the faculty at Sioux Falls Seminary need to find natural entry points into the themes of faith, work and economics. Instead of teaching our teachers about these areas, I wanted to leverage their ability in self-directed […]
ON at Talbot School of Theology (Biola University) Helen Mitchell, Director of the Kern Regional Hub Scott Rae, Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Ethics The Talbot School of Theology at Biola University has been a part of the Oikonomia Network since the beginning in January 2012. In February 2014, Biola launched the Kern Regional […]
Susan Heeren Reese, Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation, Sioux Falls Seminary Nathan Hitchcock, Assistant Professor of Church History and Theology, Sioux Falls Seminary Jessica Berg, Developer of Social Entrepreneur Studies, Sioux Falls Seminary Sioux Falls Seminary received a grant last year to explore the integration of faith, work, and economics. The initiative has been a […]