The Spiritual Crisis In Forgotten America

The twentieth (and now twenty-first) century had a devastating effect on the regions of Appalachia in the East, the farms of the Midwest, and the fishing and forestry areas along the coastlines. Mechanization and industrialization have motivated a rural exodus, leaving depleted . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Where Are They Now? Zach Keele

Office Hours Video

At Westminster Seminary California our primary mission is to prepare men for pastoral ministry. This is has been our primary mission since 1980. We have graduated more than eleven hundred About 70% of our graduates go on to pastoral ministry. Indeed, some . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Where Are They Now? With Chuck Tedrick

Office Hours Video

In 2009 one the first Office Hours episodes featured an interview with some current students, one of whom was Chuck Tedrick. Since that time, Chuck has graduated and has been serving as the minister of Calvary United Reformed Church in Loveland, Colorado . . . Continue reading →

When Elders And Ministers Cross The Line

In my experience, the vast majority of elders and ministers are selfless, gracious, kind, patient, and Christlike men. Most serve sacrificially. Most serve out of love for their Savior and out of love for their brothers and sisters in Christ. Unless one . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Where Are They Now? Bill Godfrey

Office Hours Video

The primary mission of Westminster Seminary California is to prepare men for pastoral ministry. This is has been our primary mission since 1980. We have graduated more than eleven hundred students. About 70% of our graduates go on to pastoral ministry. Indeed, . . . Continue reading →

On Disciplining Abusers And Protecting The Sheep

If skilled professionals (e.g., cops, nurses, and physicians), who deal with such cases routinely, are capable of failing to address the danger in which Nicole Brown Simpson founder herself, how much more difficult might it be for ministers, elders, and deacons to see the symptoms and address the problem? We (ministers, elders, and deacons) need to learn the symptoms and signs of abuse and must become prepared to take concrete steps to help. Continue reading →