This Saturday, another group of future ministry leaders will join in a seminary processional to be inspired, cheered on, prayed over, and sent out. After the pictures, graduates will set aside their gowns and get on with life. Some (hopefully most) will tack their diplomas on a wall and flourish in ministry.
Dr. Anne Sandoval (1924-2018) taught Christian Education at Western Seminary for twenty-five years.
Western alumnus Micah Yarborough has published a book co-written with his wife, Bobbi Jo, entitled My Anchor Holds Within the Veil: Bipolar Disorder and God’s Providence. This is a unique book—one that integrates professional, theological, and personal perspectives. Transformed recently interviewed Micah about the composition and content of this important book.
Joseph of Arimathea is a relatively minor figure in the New Testament. We don’t think much about him except around Easter when believers remember the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus. Yet much can be learned from his example.
I am always pleased to find a new publication by my colleague and good friend, John (“Jack”) Beck, who serves on the adjunct faculty of the Jerusalem University College. John has traveled extensively in the land of Israel and has a passion to make the message of the Bible more understandable to Christians by explaining how the geography, culture and climate of the biblical world impacts the biblical message.