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Loren Kerns

Three Signs You Are Burning Out

In April 2017, Portland Seminary received a $50,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. to explore the question of pastoral thriving. This is the second of five blogs that we are producing to share our findings, while soliciting continued discussions. As Director of the Doctor of Ministry program at Portland Seminary, a number of our […]

Star Trek warp-drive

Seminary education is experiencing a paradigm shift…

Newsflash: The internet has arrived! Like nearly every other industry and field, graduate theological education has been experiencing significant disruption with the advent of the internet. This is obvious to everyone and educators have been responding by moving courses and programs online. For instance, Tom Tanner and Eliza Smith Brown observed that as of autumn […]

DMINLGP 2015 Advance: Hong Kong

At the end of September, all of our Doctor of Ministry in Leadership and Global Perspectives students travelled to Hong Kong for their annual advance. Lead by lead mentor Jason Clark, the students met with local ministry and business leaders to see firsthand how East meets West in this global city. Click through the above […]