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Central’s global community of faculty, staff, students, and alums offers support, networking, and resources. At Commencement 2022, two Central graduates from different degree programs and different parts of the country were united as they discovered how one graduate’s Bible Study on the book of Ruth and refugee border areas was utilized by another student at...
Central Seminary is pleased to announce that Christine King recently joined our community in the role of Business Office Manager. An experienced office manager, Christine succeeds Connie Mohr, who retired on May 27 after serving on Central’s staff for twenty-six years. Christine has held similar business manager roles over the past twenty years in a...
졸업생 스포트라이트: 양 성준(피터) Peter Sung Jun Yang, MDiv ’20, was ordained on Tuesday April 26, 2022 in Houston, Texas by the Korean Hanbit Presbyterian Church. Rev. Yang began his Central journey in 2016 as a student the Houston, Texas Central site. In a note sent to Central’s alumni office, he fondly recounts that through...
This article was published by Baptist News Global on June 17, 2022 and was re-published by Central Seminary with permission. This is the fourth in a series based on new research by Pam Durso and Carol McEntyre conducted among Baptist pastors who have left their congregations during the pandemic. Baptist churches may soon face clergy shortages like other...
인간은 희망하는 존재다. 희망한다는 것은 무엇일까? 희망은 희망하는 행위와 희망하는 내용으로 구분할 수 있다. 지금보다 더 나은 것을 희망하기 때문에, 희망하는 행위는 그 자체로 좋은 것이다. 내일 해가 뜨기를 희망하는 것은 좋은 것이다. 그러나, 역설적이게도 희망때문에 절망도 있다. 희망이 희망 고문이 되는 현실때문이다. 절망적인 상황때문에 오히려 희망이 필요하다고 생각할 수 있다. 그러나, 완전한 절망에서는 희망이...
저자에 대해: 윤영혁 교수는 리전트 대학교에서 신약학으로 박사학위(Ph.D)를 받았다. 달라스 지역에 새본 교회를 개척하여 섬기고 있고, 센트럴 신학교의 겸임교수로 신약 과목을 가르치며, 달라스 분교 디렉터 (디플로마)를 맡고 있다. 약 2년간에 걸쳐 세계적으로 600만명 이상의 생명을 앗아간 코로나 사태가 이제 거의 진정되어 가는 상황이다. 오랫동안 기다려왔던 긴 터널과 같은 답답한 코로나의 상황을 이제 거의 빠져나오게 된...