New Online Class Attempts to Bring Mentorship via Distance Learning

Chris’ Take: Here’s a new online discipleship program. I can’t vouch for the content quality, but it’s interesting to see folks begin attempting to develop a mentoring process through an online platform. Education is about gathering knowledge; it’s important, but impotent. Mentoring is about gathering wisdom, and it’s essential. When the right knowledge and the proven […]

The Future of Seminary Education

In mid-January, I had the privilege of attending the Midwest Leadership Conference in Springfield, IL. The workshops were deep in content and presented by key influencers in their field of expertise. Below are notes from two workshops I attended with Dr. Jason Allen, President of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. Theological Education in the 21st Century Key Takeaways: Main […]

Facebook Page vs. Group: Which Should I Use?

I recently responded to a question regarding the differences between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups. I use both extensively and thought I would share some of my preferences when making the decision whether to start a Page or a Group. When to Use a Facebook Page When we first started developing for the web back […]

Online Institution Purchases Brick and Mortar College

On April 24, the Des Moines Register reported that Columbia Southern University, a for-profit, distance learning university is purchasing Waldorf College, a 100-year old college located in Forest City, IA. According to the Register article, Columbia Southern will maintain the Waldorf name and brand, but seek to begin reaching a new audience through distance learning […]