Photo of Iowa Student Fredrick Killian preaching as part of his divinity degree.

Iowa student, Fredrick Killian, exemplified American success in his professional life. But he was restless—and it showed. He served in a number of different professions, including law enforcement, hotel management and hospitality, and then, executive management for nursing homes. Though he won awards and accolades with each change of profession, he knew he hadn’t found…

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Performer at Methodist Ministry Course of Study Talent Show engaging his audience

Each summer, Saint Paul School of Theology hosts approximately 150-200 Course of Study students. Students arrive from the Midwest, the Dakotas, Michigan, Wisconsin, and other states and then drive back to their parishes at the end of the week. Our challenge—to build community amidst commuter students. Our solution hearkens back to ideas used historically at…

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It’s not often that seminary students find themselves outdoors for their theology courses. It’s even more unique to be coexisting with wild animals. Saint Paul School of Theology Science, Theology and Ministry students went to the zoo recently to better react to reflection questions posted by Dr. Nancy Howell. Since Dr. Howell is now serving…

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Art Moore and Teenager

Art Moore has always had a heart for God and the church, but never thought to pursue it as his profession. He had a good job as a regional director of pharmaceutical sales in Nebraska. Through the years, he’s helped with church committees and projects, and with orienting new pastors to the area. It wasn’t…

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