Glad to see my own seminary, Virginia Theological Seminary on this list in an interesting article in the Huffington Post.
Tradition and Innovation:
Seminaries that Change the World, Class of 2017-18
I loved going to Seminary. It defined me. It challenged me. It shaped me. It broke me down and built me up. Because of it, I am who I am today.
Seminary made me into my best self and from that place I gained the courage to engage in the world with energy, creativity, experience and confidence.
In seminary, I learned about the multi-cultural context of the Bible’s literature. I learned about the courage and stamina of the Hebrew prophets. I learned about the history of our faith. And I learned that ministry didn’t have to look any certain way.
In seminary, I was challenged not to accept easy answers, but to ask tougher questions and then to lead with insight, grace and resolve.
Read it all HERE