YTI is about much more than the classroom experience, as important as that is. In this section, you’ll find a variety of lectures, articles, and other resources from YTI faculty and friends.


    God in the Mundane

    Lance Green, Lecturer in Theology and Adventure  |  October 5, 2017 12:23 pm

    Christian theology has long affirmed that all of creation speaks to the divine. God permeates through everything, from the immense horizon seen atop a mountain, to the atomic compounds that together form the peak. Big or small, nothing can be spoken of without reference to God. In his grand work De Trinitate (On the Trinity), St. Augustine … MORE

    Another New Essay on Human Understanding

    Jay Smith, President  |  July 18, 2017 4:21 pm

    For several centuries, Western culture has been in the grasp of an inadequate understanding of human nature. Allow me to make a short historical survey to explain how this happened. In the late 17th and early 18th centuries, it became vogue for philosophers and naturalists in Western culture to write essays on the topic of … MORE

    Repent FOR the Kingdom…

    Bill Fowler, Provost  |  July 13, 2017 2:18 pm

    God’s Available Kingdom Is Good News… John the Baptist: “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” Matthew 3:2 Jesus: “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” Matthew 4:17 The Gospel according to Matthew will not let us miss the core message of John the Baptist who prepared the way, and Jesus … MORE

    Dust to Glory

    Bill Fowler, Provost  |  June 13, 2017 9:20 am

    History and Destiny Friends of mine in Texas have what I call a Christian country rock band that they call “Dust to Glory.” I love the thought of that. It speaks of both our humble human history AND our glorious ultimate destiny in Christ! Crafted from the dust of the earth at creation, we are … MORE

    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



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    Inaugural Klein S. Gilhousen Lecture To Address the Integration of Science and Faith

    May 3, 2017

    The Yellowstone Center for Faith, Adventure, and the Arts (TYC) is pleased to announce the inaugural Klein S. Gilhousen Lecture for the Conversation between Faith and Science, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017, at the Museum of the Rockies Hager Auditorium. Dr. Eric Priest, Emeritus Professor at St. Andrews University, Scotland, will address the topic … MORE

    The Yellowstone Center Celebrates Groundbreaking for Bozeman Facilities

    Jun 3, 2016

    The Yellowstone Center celebrated groundbreaking for its Bozeman campus at a ceremony on Thursday, June 2.Work on infrastructure improvement, including the extension of Graf Street from South 19th to South 3rd Avenue, upgrade to traffic signals, and sewer and water main extensions to serve the area, has already begun. Construction on Phase I of the … MORE

    Yellowstone Center to Celebrate Groundbreaking

    May 27, 2016

    BOZEMAN, Mont., May 27, 2016 – The Yellowstone Center for Faith, Adventure, and the Arts is excited to announce groundbreaking for a new cultural, recreational, and educational center for the Gallatin Valley community. The community is invited to a ceremony at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, at The Yellowstone Center property at the corner … MORE

    Dr. Jay Smith talks about how to be a caring presence in a world that seems so ‘care-less’

    KCMM 99.1 The One  |  Feb 16, 2016

    YTI’s President Dr. Jay Smith stopped by the studios of KCMM radio in Belgrade, Mont., and chatted with Shawn Marie about how we can be truly intentional about caring for others. The topic will be addressed by Dr. Smith along with Dr. Bill Fowler in a free LCLI (Local Church Learning Initiative) class at E-Free … MORE

    Dr. Bill Fowler discusses God’s Word, evangelism, and treasure on Boise’s KBXL radio

    KBXL 94.1 The Voice  |  Oct 15, 2015

    Dr. Bill Fowler, provost of Yellowstone Theological Institute, joined Extra’s Doug Hardy of KBXL 94.1 The Voice in Boise, Idaho, for an interview that aired on Thursday, October 15. In talking about YTI, Dr. Fowler stated that, “We feel a need to prepare a group of people that can be out there listening to the … MORE