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    Capstone, Milestone, and Concrete Ministry—The Culmination of a Master of Divinity Degree

    Aug 1, 2016 11:00:00 AM

    Am I ready with my response to the parents of a terminally ill baby who are asking for me to conduct a baptism if my theological position does not support infant baptism?

    What guidelines will I have...

    Vulnerability Re-Imagined

    Nov 4, 2015 12:00:00 PM

    The truth is, we are all deeply vulnerable down to the core of our beings. We may be strong, yet not as strong as someone else. We may be intelligent, but awkward with our hands. We may be lonely,...

    Cultivating Ministries that Learn From Individuals Living with Disabilities

    Oct 28, 2015 12:00:00 PM

    Living with a disability is a reality for nearly 20 percent of the American population, affecting two of every seven families, and though eight of 10 people with disabilities state that they consider...

    To Thrive In A Foreign Land: The Faithful Service of Northeastern Seminary Students and Alumni

    Apr 14, 2015 10:37:23 AM

    Sadly, refugees are often a misunderstood people notes Rev. Bob Tice (D.Min., ‘12) senior pastor at River Rock Church. “At worst, many think of them as rejects and outcasts, poor, and a strain on...

    Sabbath-Keeping: Practicing Openness

    Dec 21, 2014 1:42:00 PM

    “You don’t have to try so hard. You don’t have to bend until you break.” I hear these words through my car radio and they fill my soul. Colbie Caillat’s song “Try” is not a theological treatise by...

    Sabbath-Keeping: So We Can Look For God

    Dec 14, 2014 1:30:00 PM

    Last year I traveled to Peru to talk with some Free Methodist pastors about the importance of self-care in ministry. One of the highlights of that trip for me was a small group time where we talked...

    The Writer's Calling: A Seminary Student's Reflections

    Oct 20, 2014 4:22:00 PM

    What convictions has God planted deep within your heart this semester, this month, this year,  or the past decade? Northeastern Seminary student, Jae Newman (MAT) reflects on his journey of...

    Growing Oaks from Seeds

    Jun 5, 2012 9:50:00 AM


    A guest post by Doug Milne, M.Div. ‘11, youth pastor, Grace Church of the Nazarene. Rochester, N.Y. and Mike Kuhlkin, D.Min. youth pastor, Pearce Church, Rochester, N.Y., about the value of youth...

    Choosing a Good Ministry Placement

    May 29, 2012 3:00:00 PM

    A guest post by Nelson Grimm, director of field education and associate professor of applied theology

    Field education provides a unique opportunity for students to develop their skills and abilities...

    Beyond Disability Awareness: 4 Ways to Equip Your Church to Serve

    Mar 1, 2012 11:25:00 AM

    A post by guest blogger, Barbara Bushart, MDIV, MSW, adjunct professor at Northeastern Seminary. 

    A 2007 study funded by the National Organization on Disability reported that 54 million Americans...

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