Month: June 2020

A Bible open in the hands of a healthcare worker standing by a bedside

Staying Awake: Denver Seminary Trained Chaplains Minister through Faithful Presence

“I am deeply grieved to the point of death,” Jesus told Peter, James, and John in the garden of Gethsemane. “Remain here and stay awake.” They couldn’t do it, of course. The disciples kept drifting off to sleep, provoking the frustration of a Savior just hours away from death.   “Can you just stay awake with…

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Panel: In Perspective – Race, Racism, and COVID-19

Inequalities and inequities have been more broadly exposed in minority communities with the events of recent months. Join Denver Seminary for an honest and frank panel discussion about race, as well as the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on people of color….

Engage Magazine Spring/Summer 2020

A Letter from the President by Dr. Mark Young In the Classroom Where is God in a Pandemic? by Dr. Douglas Groothuis Makes You Think Christ-Centered Family Relationships during a Crisis by Dr. Ron Welch Engage Magazine is typically a biannual print and online publication, but was shortened this season due to the impact of…

Engage Blog: Christ-Centered Family Relationships during a Crisis

Makes You ThinkRon Welch,Professor of Counseling It is said that a crisis brings out the best and worst in people. That certainly seems to have been proven true during the current COVID-19 crisis. We’ve seen neighbors going out of their way to help those in need in their communities, and we’ve seen people shoving others…

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Engage Blog: Where is God in a Pandemic?

In the ClassroomDoug Groothuis, Professor of Philosophy Crises test our faith, whatever that faith may be. Since faith is only as good as its object, we need to lay hold of the truth to face our trials with confidence. Positive thinking and sunny optimism will not do for the matters of life and death thrown…