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Apologetics in the Heavy Truck Business

When you think of someone earning a doctorate at a seminary, what comes to mind? A pastor maybe? Or a missionary? Tom does have experience in the mission field, but largely uses his SES degree at work—as a business development manager in the heavy truck industry. His role covers two-thirds of the U.S. “It’s yielded […]

Science Teacher: “There’s a Great Hunger for the Gospel”

Twenty years ago, Dan enrolled at SES as a relatively new Christian after gleaning from Dr. Norm Geisler’s “fountain of knowledge” on the Bible Answer Man program. Around the same time, Dan left his corporate job as vice president of engineering and started teaching high school science while pursuing his master’s from SES. With degrees […]

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 […]

Beyond Online Education

One of the most pivotal and intriguing moments in human history took place in mid-15th century Germany.  I have always wondered what it would have been like to be there for the Gutenberg moment, when the printing press made its dramatic entry into the world. Everything changed. Once the printing press was invented, making mass production […]

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 […]

Kenyan Alumna Sees Ripple Effect of Defending Faith

Growing up in Kenya, Cathy was surrounded by Muslim neighbors. As a child, she and a friend went in circles one day about who Jesus is—Cathy said Jesus is God; her friend said He is not. Cathy approached her mom. How could she explain to her friend that Jesus is Lord? “My mom said, ‘Well, […]