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The 6th Annual Leonard F. Stoutemire Lecture in Multicultural Ministry

  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 3:00pm "Room for All at the Convocation: World Christianity and Islam" Mulder Chapel Western Theological Seminary The Reverend Dr. Charles Amjad-Ali is an Anglican from the (United) Church of Pakistan…
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2016 Orientation Information

August 24-25, 2016 Orientation for In-Coming Students will be Wednesday, August 24 and Thursday, August 25, 2016 Middler and Senior Orientation will be on Thursday, August 25 beginning at 8:30 AM with The Dean's Breakfast Orientation…
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Announcing the 2017 Writer's Workshop

 SAVE THE DATE! From May 16-17, Western Theological Seminary and Hope College will be co-hosting a Writer's Workshop featuring award-winning author Barbara Brown Taylor. Barbara Brown Taylor is a New York Times best-selling author,…
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WTS Student Chosen for Unique International Ethics Program

Marcia Bosma, a first year M.Div. student at Western Theological Seminary, is one of 12 seminary and divinity school students chosen by FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics) to participate in a two-week program…
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A Lifelong Passion

    Melissa Conner Friendship House Director   Friendship House Director Melissa Conner has been intentionally ministering to andwith people with disabilities for many years, along with her husband, Dr. Ben…
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Student Story: Kyle Meyaard-Schaap

    Written by Kyle Meyaard-Schaap M.Div. Middler       It was the first Sunday in Advent, and I was waiting. Waiting for my plane from Budapest to Beauvais, France. Waiting for my bus to take…
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The Church Responds to Domestic Violence

ESPAÑOL (Scroll down for English) El lunes el 18 de abril a las 6:00-9:00 p.m., Western Theological Seminary y el Instituto Bíblico Ebenezer (IBE) están patrocinando una conferencia sobre la violencia doméstica. La conferencia se llevará…
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How an Old Dog Learned New Tricks

by Taylor Holbrook ‘86 Lead Pastor Hopewell Reformed Church Hopewell Junction, NY   I have been preaching pretty much every Sunday since I graduated from Western in 1986. After so many years, preaching no longer scared…
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Borderlinks Intercultural Immersion- Sergio's Story

  Sergio Reyes M.Div. Middler Photos by Jeremy Bork   Traveling to the Arizona/Mexico border for an intercultural immersion trip in January hit close to home for M.Div. student Sergio Reyes. Sergio escaped to…
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Sabbatical Spotlight- Dr. Ben Conner & Dr. Suzanne McDonald

Dr. Ben Conner Dr. Ben Conner, Associate Professor of Christian Discipleship, is spending his sabbatical developing courses for the new Graduate Certificate in Disability and Ministry (GCDM), particularly the introductory course, "Introduction…
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Rediscovering the One God: Mere Monotheism and the Triune God

The Osterhaven Lecture Series on Theology February 15-16, 2016 Speaker: Rev. Dr. Katherine Sonderegger Western Theological Seminary Mulder Chapel *This event is open to the public. No registration is necessary* Monday 1:30 pm “Mere…
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Keep your Hat on!- Update from VP Jeff Munroe

by Jeff Munroe, Vice President of Operations and AdvancementSometimes I feel like I wear as many hats as a hat rack. I have the privilege of being involved in lots of different aspects of Western—from fundraising to continuing education to…
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A Student’s Story: Godfrey Kyome

Master of Theology student Rev. Godfrey Kyome has lived on the streets of Uganda, has worked at a home for blind youth, was ordained in the Anglican church, and now serves as the assistant executive director for Words of Hope Uganda radio ministry. “My…
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Moving Toward a Better Theology of Disability

Although I graduated from WTS five years ago, when I heard that my alma mater was launching a certificate in disability and ministry, I wanted to enroll. I would love to learn how I can cross the bridge more effectively between the world of…
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Ridder Church Renewal The Momentum Continues...

Ridder Church Renewal (RCR) is in its seventh year, and 96 churches are involved right now—that’s 63 Reformed Church in America churches and 33 Christian Reformed Church in North America churches. Beginning with 15 churches in 2008, Ridder…