Relationship – The Foundation of Pastoral Education

The Kingdom of God is found in relationships. This statement presents an alternative message to a declining American Church – a church that tends to be Fatherless, with a Fatherless Jesus. Though there exists the belief in the Father and that the Son has a Father, there is not the internal map that steers the

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Colombia Missions Trip

Shiloh University is proud to have sponsored Dr. Chiqui Wood in her recent mission trip to Colombia. Last month Drs. Kerry and Chiqui Wood led 8 people from their Table of Friends church on a mission trip to Colombia. The team from Table of Friends joined the team from a church in Bogotá, and together

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No Church too Small for Global Impact

In 2011, I flew out of Chicago viewing the snow-covered fields from thousands of feet in the air. Many hours later, I had a different view from 30,000 feet—the jungles of West Africa—eventually landing on an airstrip outside of Monrovia, Liberia. Thus began my regular trips to Liberia and what has now become an opportunity

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Face to Face with Marty Folsom

I am a theologian who is committed to being loving and nurturing in my relationships. This simply reflects what I believe God is about. I believe the Triune God exists in the personal unity of three persons who cannot be apart from each other. That belief opens the window for us on the meaning of

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Emily Haworth: Preparing for Israel 2017

The time has finally come for several members of the Shiloh University student body and faculty to travel to Israel! In preparation for our trip, I asked our students how their studies have impacted their excitement for our visit to the Holy Land. For a unique perspective, I reached out to Emily Haworth. Emily participated

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Saralyn Richardson: Preparing for Israel 2017

The first Shiloh University trip to Israel with several members of the student body and faculty is less than a month away! In preparation, I asked some of our students how their studies have impacted their excitement for their visit to the Holy Land. This is what Saralyn Richardson, Master of Divinity student, shared with

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Jeremy Richardson: Preparing for Israel 2017

As the first Shiloh University Israel trip draws near, the excitement is building! If you missed our previous blog, I can catch you up quickly. Several members of the Shiloh University student body and faculty will travel to Israel this spring to tour the Holy Land. I asked Bachelor of Arts in New Testament Studies

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Daniel Oliveira: Preparing for Israel 2017

For the first time several members from the Shiloh University student body and faculty have the opportunity to travel to Israel this spring. In preparation for our trip, I asked some of our students how their studies have impacted their excitement for their visit to the Holy Land. This is what Pastor Daniel Oliveira, Master

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Encountering God’s Goodness in Egypt — Reflection from Dr. Chiqui Wood

Last November I had the great opportunity to go to Egypt with a team of women from my church. The main purpose of the trip was to partner with Healing Grace Ministry, whose work is to transform Egyptian children and communities through Jesus, education, and health. The work they do is amazing, but that would

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3 Reasons to Continue Learning and Teaching the Biblical Languages

The Bible was written in ancient Hebrew and Greek, with a few Aramaic portions in the Old Testament. Hundreds of English translations remind us that Moses, David, Jesus and Paul made use of languages that follow different rules than ours. The differences are important enough to continue teaching and learning the original languages of the

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