Blog

A breathtaking setting for ministry adventure

Latest Posts

    Advent calendar

    Anticipating Christmas

    Scott Hamilton, YTI Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling

    Tags: , ,

    I spent my formative years living in a rural community, occasionally spending Christmas in my grandparents’ home. In my grandparents’ modest formal living room, gifts sat under the Christmas tree, spreading out and over much of the living room space. My grandmother worked hard to spoil her grandchildren at Christmas. One Christmas at my grandparents’ … MORE

    Manger

    Thoughts On the Incarnation of Jesus…

    Bill Fowler, YTI Church Relations and Professor of New Testament and Practical Theology

    Tags: , , , ,

    God Is Present In Our World Christmas is about God’s presence in our world in a radically new way. The God who had created the universe, and who had personally interacted with our world in amazing ways (recorded in the Hebrew Scriptures), got up close and personal in the incarnation. The Word became flesh and … MORE

    Church Relations

    Bill Fowler, YTI Church Relations and Professor of New Testament and Practical Theology

    Tags: , , ,

    Changes With the arrival last summer of several new Yellowstone Theological Institute team members, my job has gotten simpler. Rachel Toombs has now taken over Old Testament classes while I focus on the New Testament and Ministerial Studies, my specialty. But I am most relieved by the fact that Scott Hamilton is our new Provost … MORE

    Golden Grasses

    Giving “Thanks” at Thanksgiving

    David Wilmington, YTI Professor of Theology and Philosophy

    Tags: , , ,

    Giving Thanks? A recent article in the satirical online Babylon Bee described a touching and inspiring story of a fictional atheist giving “thanks” at Thanksgiving. A reporter informs us that a Cincinnati atheist is “preparing his heart to humbly show gratitude to the cold, mechanical processes that randomly led to mankind’s existence and his own … MORE

    Man sitting in church

    Commentary: Why Christians Will Still Attend Church Sunday

    Laura Lacey Johnson, Guest Contributor

    Tags: , , , ,

    Last Sunday, the morning an international prayer movement for persecuted Christians began, a gunman dressed in black tactical gear opened fire at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. He killed at least 26 people and wounded almost everyone at the rural church. As I’ve prayed this week for Christians who are victimized for … MORE

Stay Connected

Sign up and receive insights on the cutting edge of spiritual thought leadership and theological education

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.