Last week, the terrorist group Boko Haram attacked the city of Baga and surrounding villages in Nigeria. Around 2000 people died and several churches were burned in what is being declared the deadliest terrorist act by Boko Haram to date. The Christian Post reports, “Nigeria recently found itself at No. 10 on persecution watchdog group […]
Open Doors, an organization that tracks Christian persecution across the world, reports that 2014 had the “greatest number of religious freedom violations against Christians worldwide in recent memory.” As continued reports of terrorism and persecution fill our news feeds, let us remember to pray for those who are suffering under oppressive governments and systems, and […]
Professor John R. Levison recently reflected on the life of SPU after the June 5 shooting, and the decision to host Tent City despite some concern from parents and neighborhood residents: “The real test of a community is not its immediate reaction to grief — but its tenacity. Even after a shooting that rocked us […]
The first interview in the Eerdmans 2015 author interview series features our very own Doug Koskela! Check out this video where Prof. Koskela discusses his new book, “Calling and Clarity: Discovering What God Wants for Your Life.” For more on the book: http://bit.ly/1wVuYaA from the Seattle Pacific Seminary Facebook Page Follow Seattle Pacific Seminary on […]
In a new post “From the Associate Dean’s Desk,” Dr. Steele distinguishes between first-order and second-order in the “The Language of Faith”: “Biblical commentaries, dogmatic treatises, social-scientific analyses and professional training manuals all have their place. But spiritual wisdom consists in knowing when to use these resources – and when to put them away.” http://bit.ly/1BRbmHK […]
How should church leaders engage the topic of gender? A recent blog post from the Junia Project has a suggestion — stop using gender-based jokes from the pulpit! Do you agree or disagree? Tell us! http://ift.tt/1s95PMQ from the Seattle Pacific Seminary Facebook Page Follow Seattle Pacific Seminary on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.