Seminary training: Christianity surged without it

It has always intrigued me that the early Christians made such unstoppable progress despite their lack of a professionally-trained clergy…we must not forget that the early church had no formal educational institutions or professionally-trained academics, and yet it turned the world upside-down in a mere 30 years.

My two cents

English: A cross close to the church in Grense...
English: A cross close to the church in Grense Jakobselv, Norway. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I think this is an important point. I sometimes wonder if Christianity has become too academicised. For the most part, a seminary education is only worth the people who happen to follow that’s seminary’s theology.

Quote source

Black, D. (2009). Returning Biblical Education to the Local Church. Available: http://www.daveblackonline.com/returning_biblical_education_to.htm. Last accessed 29th May 2011.

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