Publisher’s Perspective

A Doctrinal Crises

Randy White There is a doctrinal crisis in the broader Christian world today. It is a crisis that is seen in Protestant, evangelical, and, to a lesser degree, in fundamentalist circles. It is a crisis that is rampant within denominational churches and a growing menace in independent churches. For several generations, doctrinal teaching has been out of favor. Today, the chickens have come home to roost. As I see it, the doctrinal crises has three roots. Problem 1: doctrine has been boiled [...]

By |2019-01-08T20:45:55+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Publisher's Perspective|2 Comments

Questioning the Seminary Approach

Dr. Randy White In denominational (and many independent) churches, a master's level seminary education has been the de facto prerequisite for pastoral leadership for decades. Personally, I think it is time to question the assumption. Fallacies of a Master's Level Education A Master of Divinity degree is 90-plus hours of post-collegiate education. On average it costs $14,673 a year.  Surely it equips the best-prepared pastoral candidate, right? Well...not so fast! Fallacy #1: A Master's Level Education Confirms Biblical Knowledge Almost every seminary is accredited by [...]

By |2019-01-03T11:49:39+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Publisher's Perspective, Theological Education|0 Comments