February 25: The Christian Vision of J. R. R. Tolkien J. R. R. Tolkien described The Lord of the Rings as a “fundamentally religious” story. Join us for a brief exploration of the various ways Tolkien uses symbolism in this…
Taste of Seminary: Christian Boot Camp in the Third Reich, Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Approach to Seminary Training
February 18: Christian Boot Camp in the Third Reich: Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Approach to Seminary Training Dietrich Bonhoeffer conceived of a new type of seminary designed to instill a form of discipleship capable of enduring persecution and resisting the spiritual lies…
February 11: How to Read—and How Not to Read—the Bible Dr. Ken Cuffey How can we read a text written by people long ago in an unfamiliar culture, making sure we hear God speaking through its words? By examining how…
Preaching with Cultural Intelligence Date: Monday, February 17, 2020 Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (registration, coffee, and snacks begin at 8:30 am) Location: Windsor Road Christian Church Cost: $25 Featuring Matthew D. Kim, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Preaching and…
Classes for spring semester will start Tuesday, January 21st, following observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 20nd.
February 4: Prayer as a Battle Dr. Mike McQueen An investigation of how prayer strengthens our self-defense against the enemy, and how God uses the prayers of the weakest saints to accomplish His purposes in the Kingdom. Time: 7:00-8:30 Presenter:…
March 10-21, 2020 Followers of Jesus dream of seeing the land where he lived, and where much of the Biblical narrative played out. Here is your chance to learn to read the Bible in context with a vivid encounter of…
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We live in an age where people are less and less familiar with Scripture. As God’s spokespeople, do we adopt methods that point to the authority, clarity, and relevance of God’s Word? Or do we preach in a manner that actually tends to undermine people’s confidence that they can hear from God in his Word?
A Taste of Seminary: Christian Perspectives on Faith, Culture, and Contemporary Issues Taste of Seminary is a free series that is offered by Urbana Theological Seminary each semester. Lectures followed by discussion are given by seminary faculty and occasional guest speakers. Everyone…