Good News: Amanda’s First Placement

Personal Reflections

This morning at Queen Street Baptist Church, Amanda completed her first placement for field education for her studies at McMaster Divinity College. We didn’t do anything to acknowledge it as Amanda is still our interim […]

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Good News: My Student

Good News

I’m so proud of Amanda and her studies at McMaster Divinity College. I respect her for doing this. I did my seminary studies while single and was living with my parents for most of it. […]

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Good News: Ministering With My Wife

Good News

Amanda recently began her studies at McMaster Divinity College. A part of her requirements is doing a field placement and she is doing that at our church, Queen Street Baptist Church. This week was Amanda’s […]

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The Outpouring of The Holy Spirit in the New Testament

I am currently working on my thesis for my Doctor of Ministry degree at Acadia Divinity College. But this is not my first thesis. Fifteen years ago I wrote a thesis for my Master of […]

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5 Things I Got Out of Seminary

Leadership and Ministry

What is a seminary? First, I will tell you what it is not. It is not a Religious Studies department at a university. Religious Studies is about studying religion (not just Christianity), from a non-religious […]

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Where’s There a Good School?

I am a firm believer in good theological education.  Quality varies from school to school.  How can you know if the school you are applying to is any good?  The best thing to do is […]

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Finding a New Land

I just discovered that my M.A. thesis “Finding a New Land: From Canaan to the Resurrection” is available online from McMaster.  If you are interested in the biblical development and connection between the ideas of […]

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McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry

Volume 10 (2008-2009) of the McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry is now out.  The articles (not including the reviews are: Who is the “Woman” in 1 Timothy 2? by John R. Master and Jonathan […]

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McMaster Divinity College

Many people are interested in good theological education.  But there are so many schools out there.  Is the school a degree mill?  Is it too expensive?  Is it too fundamentalist?  Is it too liberal? Thankfully, […]

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