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Spring/Summer 2020 Situation “Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis: Moving from Desperation to Hope in Theological Education” outlines the current state of theological education in the midst of the crisis, with special attention to schools located in the Majority World It also points to..... read more

Matrices for Understanding Pastoral Leadership and Implications for the Global Landscape of Theological Education

Abstract Measurements of pastoral training would be of immense value to the Global Church This paper attempts to create matrices that allow trainers to measure pastors’ needs for training based on their past leadership experience and context The proposed matrices identify various stages in a..... read more

A Philippine Reflection: Asian Theological Seminary and Two New Programs

Abstract Two key strategic priorities – vocation formation among the diaspora and communal spiritual formation – emerged from consultations with global partners and the Vital SustainAbility Initiative These two priorities are translated into new programs fulfilling the seminary’s mission..... read more

Re-Landing Theological Education

Abstract: Theological education must continue to adapt to changing ministry needs Adaptation may require transplanting theological education from its traditional location within the humanities and “re-landing” it among the professional studies Such a move could lead to greater emphases on..... read more

Reverse Innovation: In Search of Better Solutions than Best Practices

Necessity drives innovation As the needs of the Church continue to change, as new theological questions emerge in new contexts, and as pressures increase on traditional delivery systems that have developed over hundreds of years, theological education is in need of innovation However, in both..... read more

A Tectonic Shift: The Rapid Rise of PhD Programs at Evangelical Theological Schools in the Majority World

In recent years, the number of evangelical theological schools in the Majority World conferring the PhD has grown considerably This article shares results from a survey of twenty-three schools conducted as part of the Doctoral Initiative sponsored by the International Council for Evangelical..... read more