However, much has happened since it went up, including the Blogger outage. Scroll down for a report on that. More new posts will be added below this one. The essay below is the conclusion of the ninth part in a series by Takuan Seiyo.
The Seminary is an outgrowth of the vision of Dr. Falwell believed in Christian education.
He believed that one of the most effective means of winning millions to Christ is by training young men and women to serve the Lord in aggressive, evangelical, soul-winning Baptist churches as pastors, staff, and members. The University was founded to help achieve that goal. Another need, however, still existed.
Professional, graduate level training was needed for graduates of Liberty University and other colleges desiring graduate theological education as preparation for ministries in churches similar to Thomas Road Baptist Church.
Founded as Lynchburg Baptist Theological Seminary in Septemberit began with an enrollment of 41 students with Dr. Jerry Falwell as President and Chancellor.
Forty years later, Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary continues to demonstrate that a seminary can be built on faith, dedication, and the blessings of God, from Whom comes Truth.
Inthe Seminary was given approval by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to grant graduate degrees. The Graduate School was established to provide graduate level education for entrance into academic circles for graduate work at the doctoral level.
Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary provides quality, well-rounded education, based on academic excellence, emanating from the belief that Christian education should be superior, not inferior, to that provided by other schools.
Vision The vision of the Seminary is to equip Christians to reach the entire world through aggressive New Testament church evangelism. Distinctives The Seminary is characterized by commitment to the fundamental doctrines of the faith and providing significant experiences to develop practical ministry skills.
Scholarship is of the most exacting type. Students are taught and are expected to produce at the graduate level.
Evangelism is a primary emphasis. Every faculty member and student is expected to manifest a concern for lost souls and to be a soul winner according to the gifts God has given him. Church planting and church growth are major emphases at Liberty. The Seminary trains students primarily for service in Baptist churches.
LUBTS also offers graduate programs that retain these distinctives, but are more suitable for advanced continuing education or personal enrichment and are not designed for pastoral training. In accordance with the mission of Liberty University and within the historic Baptist tradition, Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary provides graduate and professional programs that train persons for traditional, Christian ministry positions.Admissions & Tuition mega_dropdown_icon Whether you are looking for a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree, find out everything you need to know about getting into the program you want and.
JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. Dear friends, Today I am posting the full translation of an amazingly interesting text – Christianity and Judaism – on the issue of the historical role of the Jewish people written by a, now reposed, Archbishop of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, Archbishop Nathanel (Lvov) [“Lvov” is his last name, no reference to the city in the Ukraine].
This essay seeks to describe Islam and Christianity and their key differences.
Islam and Christianity are differing in their elementary outlooks in regarding to the God they are worshiping, the nature of their faith, and their faith about the resurrection and crucifixion o Jesus, Christians understand that Jesus is the son of the living God.
Fideisms Judaism is the Semitic monotheistic fideist religion based on the Old Testament's ( BCE) rules for the worship of Yahweh by his chosen people, the children of Abraham's son Isaac (c BCE)..
Zoroastrianism is the Persian monotheistic fideist religion founded by Zarathustra (cc BCE) and which teaches that good must be chosen over evil in order to achieve salvation.
Islam, Christianity, and Judaism believe that their sacred texts (or scriptures) are the "Word of God." In Christianity the sacred text is the Bible, For Islam it is the Qur'an, and for Judaism it is the Hebrew Bible or Tanakh.