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Tweets v. Tweaks: Financing Seminary Education (Part III)
Originally Posted: 08/18/2014 - 2:58pm | Type: Blog

Pastors, denominational leaders, under-employed seminary grads, active laity, Nones, seminary professors, and administrators let’s get moving! Let’s organize a viable movement that challenges Congress to work ...

Low Wages, Student Debt, and 'The Call:' Financing Seminary Education
Originally Posted: 07/28/2014 - 2:07pm | Type: Blog

The average Master of Divinity student (the degree for pastoral training) graduates with tens of thousands of dollars in student loans — sometimes entering into the six-digit category. According to the U.S. de ...

ON Scripture: All in the Family
Originally Posted: 07/07/2014 - 5:13pm | Type: Blog

Irresponsible. Foolish. Impulsive. Recent college graduates with substantial student loans are sometimes regarded in these terms. Those who attended college decades ago, with a $15 per credit hour, may assume ...

6 Things Congress Needs To Do in July
Originally Posted: 07/08/2013 - 10:22am | Type: Blog

The month of July stands as an important time for Congress as members of the House and Senate attempt to make decisions about six major U.S. issues. The month of July stands as an ...

Indentured Servitude: Why Student Loans Won’t Go Away
Originally Posted: 06/07/2012 - 12:53pm | Type: Blog

I joke sometimes that my dream is to pay off my student loans before I retire, but to be honest, that probably won’t happen. It wouldn’t surprise me if I have them with me the rest of my life. ...