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June 11, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Oliver Crisp Says "Weigh Up Your Choices"
(Can't see the video? Watch it here) The job market for academia is very difficult, which makes todays advice to students especially im...
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June 4, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — John Walton Says "Take Your Time, Take Responsibility, Take Languages Seriously"
(Can't see the video? Watch it here) If you're a student considering going on into academia watch this video! John Walton, profess...
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May 28, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Ardel Caneday Has One Word of Advice: “Network!”
(Can't see the video? Watch it here) Several scholars have shared solid advice in this space over the past year. Yet I believe today’s ...
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May 21, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — William Barrick Says “Remain Students, Listen Well, Stay Faithful”
  (Can't see the video? Watch it here) William Barrick, professor of OT and contributor to Four Views on the Historical Adam, shar...
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May 13, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Matthew Barrett Says "Don't Forget to Read Scripture"
(Can't see the video? Watch it here)  Seminary is jokingly referred to as cemetery, and I think I know why: It is a slow, painful...
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March 7, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Van Pelt Shares Solid Languages Advice He Got and Wished He Got
When it comes to advice for students trying to master, let alone study and grasp, the biblical languages there is no small amount of solid, ...
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March 5, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Grudem Says Seminarians Should Do These 4 Things
As you may have noticed over the past several months of our series, there is no shortage of advice from seasoned biblical scholars. And that...
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February 19, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Gignilliat Says, "Seminary Is Like Boot Camp, Not Christian Summer Camp"
Question time for those who are currently in a seminary program: Did you ever imagine it would be like this? With all of the languages, obsc...
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February 4, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — David Rudolph Says, "Consider the Ethical Implications of Your Theology"
David Rudolph, rabbi of Tikvat Israel Messianic Synagogue and co-author of Introduction to Messianic Judaism, has had quite the academic and...
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January 29, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — What Does Doug Moo Regret? It May Surprise You!
If you’ve made it through your first semester in an M.Div. or Ph.D. program, you know that one thing dominated your entrance into advanced b...
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December 11, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Daniel Block Says "When You Wrestle with the Text, Wrestle with the Text."
In our ongoing video series of advice to students from biblical scholars, Daniel Block, Old Testament professor at Wheaton College and autho...
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December 4, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Gary Burge Says "Master the Languages" and "Interpret with Humility"
At Wheaton College Gary Burge, professor of the New Testament and author of Jesus and the Jewish Festivals, has opportunities to speak with ...
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November 20, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Joel Willitts says "Success Isn't About the Accomplishment, But the Journey"
Joel Willitts, assistant professor of biblical and theological studies at North Park University, has three things to say to students who are...
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November 12, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Bill Mounce Says, "Don't Let Yourself Be Swallowed Up By the Academy"
For those of us who have been to seminary or are in seminary we know the funny pejorative term often given to that higher academic world: s...
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October 30, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Andrew Hill Says "Students, Don't Be Afraid to Ask Questions!"
One of the highlights of my academic experience at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary was the open and inviting environment they created for ...
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October 23, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
My Advice to Students — Bird Says "No Matter How Much You Love Your Theology, It'll Never Love Your Back"
We've had a fantastic collection of advice over the past 2 months since we've launched our new series of videos featuring advice fro...
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