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Journey into the Mystery of God

Lance Green, Lecturer in Theology and Adventure  |  June 2, 2017 12:05 pm

The Theology of Adventure The idea of a robust theological formation must reach far beyond a student’s desk. Thus, YTI’s commitment to adventure is not just an extension of the classroom, but a central task of theology itself. What then does a specifically Christian account of adventure look like? The very word adventure implies a … MORE

Renewing the Discussion Between Faith and Science

Jay Smith, President and Bridger Professor of Theology & Ethics  |  May 3, 2017 5:26 pm

The Inaugural Klein S. Gilhousen Lecture for the Conversation Between Faith and Science God has a way of turning lemons into lemonade. Approximately one year ago this past April, the co-founder of Yellowstone Theological Institute, Klein Gilhousen, passed away from complications following a battle with lymphoma. Klein was a brilliant systems engineer; a polymath, and … MORE

The Other Side: An Easter Reflection

Jay Smith, President and Bridger Professor of Theology & Ethics  |  April 16, 2017 8:00 am

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Crucifixion and Sacrifice In recent years, I have encountered something very strange on Easter Sunday in churches all over the United States: pastors preaching about the crucifixion and the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross for our salvation. Don’t misunderstand me. I give God glory and honor for what was done for the world on … MORE

Good Friday Reflection

Bill Fowler, Church Relations, Professor of Biblical Studies  |  April 14, 2017 8:00 am

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Jesus’ Last Words From the cross of Calvary Jesus uttered seven statements that are often referenced as “The Seven Last Words of Jesus.” Of course, these are NOT the seven last words that Jesus ever spoke. The risen Christ had much to say, and he continues to speak to those who follow him! But as … MORE

What’s for Breakfast?

Bill Fowler, Church Relations, Professor of Biblical Studies  |  March 27, 2017 11:46 am

Life in the Breakfast Room Sheryl is the warm, friendly hostess for the breakfast area at a Bellingham hotel. She goes about her task with a smile, engaging the breakfast crowd with thoughtfulness and care. Her genuine concern for the folks she serves exudes in everything she does. Some guests are overnighters and only get … MORE