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Professor of pastoral ministry studies and director of doctoral programs at Grace Seminary, committed to partnering with students. Learn More

July 26, 2021

Get to Know the Director of Doctoral Programs Dr. Rock LaGioia

Grace Theological Seminary is devoted to equipping new and seasoned pastors alike. Dr. Rock LaGioia, professor of pastoral studies and director of doctoral programs at Grace, has been committed to partnering with Grace in this mission for eleven years. Dr. LaGioia enjoys investing in the futures of the students and…
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Learn more about the history of the Christian church to be equipped to lead the church of the future, enroll in one of our seminary degrees. 

July 16, 2021

Should We Remember the History of the Christian Church

What do you know about the first Roman emperor to be converted to Christianity? Do you know when Gutenberg produced the first printed Bible or why Martin Luther posted the Ninety-Five Theses? Do the names Polycarp, Irenaeus, Augustine, or Aquinas sound familiar? Church history is probably one of the more…
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Grace Seminary explores why are the beatitudes important. Learn about Biblical Leadership Qualities and Spiritual Leadership and Deploy.

July 13, 2021

The Beatitudes, Biblical Leadership Qualities, and Ministry Leadership

Have you ever read the beatitudes, found in Matthew 5, and wondered if we’re missing something? Once in a Bible study we were discussing the beatitudes at great length. The question arose over whether the spirituality that Jesus commanded could be the opposite of the spiritual leadership today.  Are biblical…
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Grace Theological Seminary, we’re focused on training and equipping leaders who will go out and answer the call to “go and make disciples”.

June 24, 2021

Answer the Call: A Story of Two Sauls

Can a Leader Share His ‘Glory’? At Grace Theological Seminary, we’re focused on training and equipping leaders who will go out and answer the call to “go and make disciples” (Matthew 29:19). No matter which program a student enters, and despite which delivery method they choose, the end goal is…
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How should we define what Christian virtues are as believers? Explore with Grace Seminary, civic virtue and social virtues in the scriptures.

June 17, 2021

What are Christian Virtues, and What Role do They Play in Society?

When we talk about “Christian virtues” we are talking about essential characteristics of the Christian. Virtue addresses the inner-self, and how we can relate to others and the world around us. How essential is virtue to our lives? To answer that, we need to understand where virtue comes from. Some…
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Grace Theological Seminary is here to help prepare you for ministry leadership, with four leadership qualities to consider. Learn More.

June 11, 2021

Four Leadership Qualities Every Pastor Should Have

When you finish college, it’s easy to think that success will come with the first job offer. Go to college. Get a job. Check and check. But in order to ensure one is prepared for ministry leadership, there are at least four leadership qualities to consider. Within these key aspects…
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Grace Theological Seminary looks at the Master of Ministry vs Master of Divinity degrees and answers what is a Master of Divinity program.

May 21, 2021

Understanding the Difference between Master of Ministry vs Master of Divinity Degrees

A common misunderstanding about seminary education is the idea that all seminary degrees are the same.  But that isn’t the case.  Not at all.   Seminaries offer post-baccalaureate degrees and certificates.  Degrees are complete academic programs that are credit-bearing.  They are certified or “transcripted” by the school as official formal educational…
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Grace Theological Seminary offers an online theology degree through our Competency-Based Theological Education Program. See Deploy.

May 11, 2021

How Can I Get Competency-Based Theological Education?

Have you ever considered how all the people God called to do His work in the Bible were so very unique? Some of them, like Abraham, were not looking for a job when God called them. Others, like Moses, had taken their shot at leadership and assumed that life was…
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