Category: Alumni

In Perspective – How Did We Get to this Point? The Historical Roots of the Current State of Evangelicalism

In this panel, we address how we can accurately assess our Evangelicalism roots and what needs to change to redefine a movement in crisis. Our history shapes us. Yet, many of us do not know that history. As a result, we cannot accurately assess where we are and what we need to change in order…

In Memory of Dr. Felix Gilbert

On Tuesday morning, April 27, our dear friend and colleague, Rev. Dr. Felix Gilbert, passed into the presence of the Lord. Felix has been a part of the Denver Seminary community for some time completing his Master of Divinity in the Fall of 2008 and his Doctor of Ministry degree in May 2017. He joined…

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Returning to Joy

Why Brian Ralph isn’t “using” his seminary degree. Brian Ralph’s spiritual path has never been conventional. “I grew up in the Catholic Church in Ireland, but I had kind of walked away from my faith as a Catholic when I came to the States,” he explains. “At 26, I was working in Chicago, six years…

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2020 Advent Devotional

“One source of stability in the midst of upheaval and uncertainty is the memory of how our God has sustained and protected us through the year. That’s why I think this year’s Denver Seminary Christmas devotional is perfect for a year like 2020. It contains twenty-four carefully curated passages from the annual Christmas letters written…

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Fall 2020 Engage Magazine Released

Denver Seminary’s Fall 2020 issue of Engage Magazine features “Christ’s Return and the Mystery of the Millennium” by Dr. Scott Wenig, professor of applied theology, in which he explores various eschatological views on Christ’s millennial kingdom and what those interpretations mean for Christians today. In addition to faculty articles, you’ll find stories about current students…

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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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Retaining Our Humanity Together and With God

How Dave Ripper is using his seminary degree to lead his church and serve as the chaplain to the Boston Bruins. by Abby Perry Dave Ripper has quite a bit going on. He’s the Lead Pastor of Crossway Christian Church in Nashua, New Hampshire. With his wife Erin, a licensed mental health counselor, he parents…

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Blog: Empty By Elisa Morgan

Just a few weeks ago I’d heard the urging from the news to stock up on hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes but because I was momentarily in a retirement age community, I’d determined to get just one container of each. You know part of the “leave enough for everyone” well-mannered approach that is both kind…