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    An Interview with Dr. Matt Friedeman   You are a professor as well as an activist – what led you to think that you needed to do in order to teach? When we arrived in Jackson in 1987, Dr. Harold Spann, the preside nt at the time, thought there would be wisdom in...
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Check out the 2017 Compass! Included in this edition are: some highlights from Commencement and the 2017 Graduate and Alumni Banquet, testimonies from some of our grads, details on our cooperative efforts with Oklahoma Wesleyan University (along with a look at our alumni who serve at OKWU), faculty articles addressing the important question, “Why Seminary?...
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  by Dr. John Neihof During my 19 years of education in Christian schools, I learned the stories of faith. When I enrolled in the University of Kentucky at the age of 25, I encountered stories far different from the kind on which I’d been raised. Stories with labels like “science,” “subjectivism,” and “socialism.” For...
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  This resource is designed to help students get the most out of the library and know how to utilize the vast resources WBS offers. Wikipedia doesn’t count in grad school, so enjoy learning how to use our hard copy books, databases, and e-resources! Click here to view the 2017 Summer Library Newsletter!   Caleb...
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  An interview with Jim Smith of Fairborn, OH: Tell us about your auditing experience. So far, I have audited one course with WBS–MS612S: A Christian Introduction to Islam and Engaging Muslims. I joined with the WBS students who met at the Indiana campus, which meant that this class involved a time and travel commitment...
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  by Dr. Rick Boyd How important is seminary? Allow me to share something that the Lord showed me through an assignment on the Book of Acts while I was in seminary. The first eight verses of Acts portray an interesting dynamic between the risen Lord and His apostles. After spending three years walking with...
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By Dr. Leroy Lindsey (M.A. ’81) In February, I finished preaching a four-part series from Colossians on Sunday evenings at the University Church in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. What a blessing to see the response to the messages and my new translation of “I Am Coming, Lord”! The altar was filled the last three Sundays with...
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  by Dr. Rick Boyd   It’s all Greek to me! Biblical Greek as Accessible Greek Back in the nineteenth-century, the common belief regarding the original language of the New Testament (NT) held that the Greek found in the NT was a unique type of language, a ‘Holy Ghost Greek’ dissimilar from any other writings...
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From Rev. Walter Hedstrom: “Dr. Gary Cockerill recently arrived from a 31-hour flight from a foreign mission trip, and he is looking forward to sharing with us Saturday, How to Teach and Preach Holiness from the Old Testament. These sessions are for teachers, pastors and laymen who wish to learn more about how Old Testament...
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Every year, the Mississippi Legislature sponsors a special day of appreciation for higher education, designated HEADWAE (High Education Appreciation, Working for Academic Excellence). Each member of the Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities is invited to honor a professor and student by inviting them to attend this celebration. The event includes a tour of the...
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