Year: 2022

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Diversity and Intricacy: Artist Thomas Lockhart at Denver Seminary

Join Lockhart for an Artist’s Reception, Mon. Sept. 19 Littleton, Colo. – Meet artist Thomas Lockhart at Denver Seminary on Mon. Sept. 19, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., as he shares about his art and passion during an artist reception, in the Seminary’s Bridge Gallery. Lockhart’s work, including his piece Ballerinas Rest, which is on…

The Future of Evangelicalism

An interview with Dr. Walter Kim, President of the National Association of EvangelicalsEdited by Jessica Schroeder and Andrea Weyand In a cultural context in which the term “evangelical” has become stigmatized, it’s no surprise that the notion of “evangelicalism” is often confusing and polarizing. Moreover, given the increasing secularization of the United States in particular,…

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The Next Evangelicalism

Denver Seminary President Dr. Mark Young Founded in 1950, Denver Seminary has been at the center of the evangelical movement for over 70 years. Dr. Vernon Grounds, who served at the Seminary from 1951-2012 as Dean, President, and Chancellor, described Denver Seminary as a place of “vibrant evangelicalism.” Vibrant evangelicalism. What a beautiful phrase. We…

Denver Seminary Continues to Grow, Adding Three Faculty Members in July

Littleton, Colo—Three new faculty members joined Denver Seminary as of July 1, 2022. Dr. Elizabeth Meier Thornton, assistant professor of Counseling; Dr. Darlene Seal, assistant professor New Testament; and Dr. Ryan Tafilowski, assistant professor of Theology, bring diverse experience and expertise to their respective programs. “The knowledge and talents these educators bring to Denver Seminary…

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Always at War

Professor Patty Pell, Assistant Professor of Cultural EngagementOriginally published in Engage Magazine, Fall/Winter 2021 Have you noticed that we are constantly at war? War language clutters our speech and permeates our attitudes. War against poverty, war against crime, war against drugs, war against freedom, war against families, war against oil and gas, and war against…

Denver Seminary Grows its Chi Sigma Iota Chapter with 70 New Inductees

Littleton, Colo. – Denver Seminary’s Chi Sigma Iota chapter (Delta Sigma Lambda) continues to grow, inducting more than 70 students in the 2022-23 academic year. Since its inception at Denver Seminary, the chapter has grown to 143 members, including 82 students and 61 alumni. CSI is an international honor society that values academic and professional…

Participate in Church Safety and Sexual Abuse Awareness Training

MinistrySafe Training hosted by Denver Seminary, Sat., April 9, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (MST) Littleton, Colo. – Ministry leaders and staff are invited to attend a church safety and sexual abuse awareness training webinar led by MinistrySafe and hosted online by Denver Seminary on Sat. April 9, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., MST. The online event is free and…

Denver Seminary receives $1 Million Pathways for Tomorrow Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

Littleton, Colo. – Denver Seminary has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help design, develop, and deploy two new master’s programs that specifically address the needs, challenges, and opportunities of congregational leaders in predominately Black and Hispanic churches. The effort is being funded through Lilly Endowment’s Pathways for Tomorrow Initiative,…

In Perspective: Deconstruction – A Gospel Conversation

Our panelists addressed the assumptions, pitfalls, and opportunities existing within the concept of “deconstruction.” We asked: What is the impact of deconstruction and should the Church be concerned? How do Jesus’ words and actions shed light on what it means to confront the social constructs of religion? How can followers of Jesus come alongside those who seek to address…