Seattle Pacific Seminary Offers Evangelical Wesleyan Alternative for United Methodist Seminarians

by (@JohnLomperis) February 14, 2013

Much of the destructive turmoil our United Methodist Church has suffered over the course of the last generation can be traced to the leavening effect of the widespread corruption in the denomination’s official seminaries. It is sadly commonplace at official United Methodist seminaries for students to suffer from heavy-handed professors and administrators who attack the […]

Supporting Theological Education or Subsidizing Mediocrity?

by (@TheIRD) January 4, 2013

John Lomperis (@JohnLomperis) United Methodists of all geographic regions and theological beliefs agree on the important of theological education for our clergy. But how much strategic leadership and faithful stewardship do we see where we pay for our clergy-in-training to go to seminary? Despite denominational pressure and very powerful financial incentives, only about three fifths […]

Winds of Change for United Seminary

by (@bjgingerich) August 30, 2012

Several years ago, United Seminary in Dayton, Ohio fell under the influence of evangelical United Methodist leadership. Earlier, the school had been financially floundering. Revisionist professors abandoned the sinking ship, leaving orthodox theologians—usually a minority—at the helm. Soon, they righted the school, making it perhaps one of only a couple official United Methodist seminaries not […]