This Isn’t Your Typical Sunday School Lesson

At 48 years old, Nora went to seminary. Her kids were grown, and she and her husband Duke had been teaching Sunday school for nearly 20 years. But a lot of the high schoolers they taught went off to college and stopped going to church. Nora taught drawing and painting and worked with English as […]

Moving Traditional Seminary Training Beyond Online Education

The year 2020 has brought new challenges and concerns to many institutions of higher learning as they wrestle with the role online education plays within their educational context. With new challenges comes the opportunity to carefully consider unique solutions. At Southern Evangelical Seminary and Bible College (SES) we have come together to think carefully about […]

Two Reasons Christians Should Be Passionate About Politics

I confess, I have never been interested in political life. All of that changed for me this year. I will be the first to admit that I still have so much to learn about politics in general (and I still do not care for it), but 2020 has been the perfect storm of insane political […]

How Should Christians Disagree About Important Things?

This past week the Evangelical world has reverberated with a debate by two of Evangelicaldom’s most illustrious, influential, and popular theologians: John Piper and Wayne Grudem. On October 22, John Piper wrote an article, “Policies, Persons, and Paths to Ruin: Pondering the Implications of the 2020 Elections.” In which he explains why he would not […]

Tackling Racism and the Bible

In a year of exploding racial tension, Harold is finding himself in more conversations about the very thing he studied for his Doctorate of Ministry project at SES five years ago: racism and the Bible. Does the Bible condone slavery? Does it teach that black people are inferior? Those are questions he hears all the […]

UPDATED: Upcoming Course: Christian Theology, Racism, and Social Justice

Update:  We are excited to announce that Dr. Alveda King, Kay James (President of the Heritage Foundation), and Ralph Reed (Founder of the Faith and Freedom Coalition) will be joining us as special guests for this important class. Their unique and informed perspectives will provide tremendous insights into our current cultural tensions. If possible, we […]