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Grace Seminary discusses church ministry and prayer, with four approaches to prayer to keep central in church ministry, when you pray.

April 19, 2021

Church Ministry: Leading Your Congregation in Meaningful Prayer

As a pastor, it is your job to help lead those in your congregation into spiritually forming habits and practices. Without a doubt, one of the most essential keys to spiritual formation in church ministry is prayer. But how do you explain prayer to those who have not grown up…
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Learn about how Chase’s master of divinity degree at Grace Theological Seminary has prepared him for the job of Senior Pastor!

April 16, 2021

Q + A with Master of Divinity Degree Alumnus

Chase Ringler graduated from Grace Theological Seminary in 2016 with his master of divinity degree in pastoral studies. After several years serving as a youth pastor in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Ringler is now serving as a full-time pastor and praying each and every day that God uses him for His…
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Christian Leadership Deacons as Spiritual Shepherds

April 7, 2021

Christian Leadership: Deacons as Spiritual Shepherds

The Shepherding Dynamic of Deacon Leadership The essence of Christian leadership is shepherding. Shepherding provides the perfect balance of the two irreducible aspects of ministry: serving and leading. Though serving and leading seem paradoxical due to misconceptions about the true nature of Christian leadership, these are the primary themes we…
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Learn more about the Grace Theological Seminary financial aid for seminary to help ensure you get an affordable theology degree.

March 31, 2021

How Do I Find an Affordable Theology Degree?

Are you concerned about the cost of your seminary education? You’re not alone. The cost of seminary is one of the largest deterrents when it comes to pursuing higher theological education, but it doesn’t have to be! At Grace Theological Seminary, we are committed to offering an affordable theology degree…
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What is biblical fellowship? Understanding Biblical Christian Fellowship

March 17, 2021

Understanding Biblical Christian Fellowship

Mutual cooperation in God’s worship, God’s work, and God’s will being done in our midst. Think a moment about the people you know and the relationships you share. Each of us is constantly enriched by family and extended family, friends, and acquaintances. Beyond that, many of us have literally hundreds…
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Grace Seminary, a biblical theological seminary, ensures students’ ministry toolbox is filled to equip you for ministry for years to come.

March 11, 2021

How to Build a Strong Ministry Toolbox

When I was 8 years old, my Grandpa bought me a red, Craftsman toolbox. Every year after, he added a tool to my box — first a hammer, then a pipe wrench, a set of sockets, wrenches, pliers, a measuring tape, etc. By the time I graduated from high school,…
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The Value of Theological Education for Women in the Church

February 17, 2021

The Value of Theological Education for Women in the Church

Human beings are created in the image of God, “male and female, He created them” (Gen. 1:27). Women are a part of God’s design to create a representative steward on earth to carry out His work in His way. Imaging God requires a deep and dependent relationship with our Creator.…
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Seasoned Pastor of 15 Years Enrolled in Grace Seminary Divinity Degree

February 9, 2021

Seasoned Pastor of 15 Years Enrolled in Grace Seminary Divinity Degree

*As featured in the Grace Story Magazine. Longtime preacher Lonnie Anderson, who graduated from the M.Div. Divinity Degree program in 2012, is a masterful communicator. Even his stream of consciousness is eloquent. His depth and warmth convey profound truths with an authenticity and humility that need to be experienced in…
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