A few months ago I attended the memorial service for Milton Ferguson, who was president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary while I earned two degrees there. For historical context, I completed my degrees before the fundamentalist takeover of our seminaries, euphemistically referred to as “the conservative resurgence.” Being on the Kansas City campus again for the celebration of Ferguson’s life stirred many wonderful memories. . . .
During the drive home after the memorial service, I started thinking. What else do I remember from my seminary days? Does my theological education continue to impact me? In short, does a seminary education stick? After more than 45 years of pastoring, I can answer with . . .
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