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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…

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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…

2021 Advent Devotional

“God’s people have been singing for centuries, even millennia. Paul wrote to the Colossians, ‘Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts’ (Colossians 3:16). Singing together is good…

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…

Denver Seminary Celebrates 70 Years and Record Enrollment

In 1950 a group of pastors set out to create a flagship seminary for the fledgling association of Conservative Baptist churches in the Rocky Mountain region. Their concern was that the seminary train pastors and missionaries who would be faithful to the gospel and to the trustworthiness of Scripture. Now 70 years later, Denver Seminary…