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Launching a Multisite Campus

Multisite churches are becoming more and more common. No longer an experiment, multisite churches are a viable means for churches to expand their ministry.  Patrick Trawick’s DMin Applied Research Project identified the critical components for effectively launching a campus for a multisite church. Trawick identified the following steps to a multi-sight launch strategy: The first [...]

By |2019-08-26T15:04:45-05:00August 9th, 2019|

Spread the Word

Thank you for getting the word out about Rockbridge.  Most of our students come to Rockbridge as a result of a recommendation from a pastor or friend.  Ninety-eight percent of our students recommend Rockbridge to their friends.  The percent of students satisfied with their courses of student is 97+%.   We’ve got raving fans!   There are [...]

By |2019-04-05T16:35:38-05:00April 5th, 2019|

Online Learning–An Insider’s Perspective

By Ben Davis I want to offer my two cents worth in the online vs. traditional classroom debate. I do this as both a student who has completed online and traditional degrees and as an instructor who has taught in both modalities.  Both approaches to education have their strengths and weaknesses, but right at the outset [...]

By |2019-03-29T20:39:11-05:00March 29th, 2019|

WHY IS SEMINARY EDUCATION IMPORTANT?

By Dr. Dennis Williams Once I heard a person say that “He didn’t need formal, seminary training to preach. He said that he just let the Holy Spirit lead him.”  Not to be sacrilegious, but I’ve heard some of these people preach and if I were the Holy Spirit, I would be ashamed! Can people [...]

By |2019-03-14T18:01:51-05:00March 14th, 2019|

What’s Right with the Church?

The Church gets a lot of criticism about what is wrong with it. And few if any would contend the Church hasn’t made mistakes or there isn’t room for improvement. The Church, however, is doing many good things and brings value to its members and communities. Here are five major things that are right with [...]

By |2019-03-08T20:22:37-05:00March 8th, 2019|

Five Ways to Support Rockbridge Seminary And It Won’t Cost You A Cent

There are many different ways you can support Rockbridge Seminary.  Here are five things you can do and it won't break your piggy bank. 1.   Have you heard about Amazon Smile? AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop [...]

By |2018-10-04T20:31:52-05:00October 4th, 2018|

Different On Purpose

Why are you on this earth? What is the meaning of life? In his book, The Purpose Driven Life, Rick Warren states that are all born by God’s purpose and for God’s purpose. Our Creator has given each of us specific spiritual gifts, habits, abilities, personality, and experiences to fulfill his purpose. No two of [...]

By |2018-09-20T21:07:24-05:00September 20th, 2018|

3 Reasons We Recommend Attending Seminary Online

by Dr. Randy Millwood Did you know the word seminary is actually an agricultural term? It comes from the Latin for seed and essentially refers to the plot &process whereby seeds grow. My sweet wife is a gardener, so, over the years, I’ve learned a thing or two about that world – things that surprisingly [...]

By |2018-08-04T00:50:31-05:00August 4th, 2018|

Leaders Develop Others

Examine the background of the original 12 disciples of Jesus and you’ll discover they were not the best of the best.    The group contained hot heads, a tax collector, a thief, several fishermen, and one who wanted to overthrow the government. They didn’t have formal training. They didn’t go to rabbinical school. They had not [...]

By |2018-06-29T23:07:16-05:00June 29th, 2018|

3 Reasons to Keep Away from Online Theology Schools

There are many valid reasons to attend an online theology school, but people often don’t warn you about why you shouldn’t attend an online seminary. The hidden truth of the shortcomings of online seminaries is now revealed. Here are 3 reasons why you should keep away from an online theology school. There is no commute [...]

By |2018-06-15T20:54:18-05:00June 15th, 2018|