Face to face, even at a distance: LTS use of technology featured in national magazine

From Campus Technology magazine: Lexington Seminary Adds Faces to Online Classes By Dian Schaffhauser Lexington Theological Seminary has introduced technology into its online classes that allows students and faculty to interact via video and audio. The Kentucky institution is running Internet MegaMeeting's Professional edition of its video and Web conferencing application, which participants tap into via a browser. Each student is required to have a computer with a Webcam. On his or... Read More

New program makes Seminary more accessible as LTS welcomes diverse new class online

Lexington Theological Seminary officially launched its distance-learning program in September, with 34 new students representing 13 states. “I believe the online curriculum opens doors for students who, for various reasons, could not pick up and move to seminary,” said LTS President James P. Johnson. The average age of a new LTS student is 41, from recent college graduates to students in their 60s. “This is the most diverse class we’ve had,” noted Dr. Johnson. Thirty-two percent... Read More

The Bulletin, Vol. 46 No. 1, Spring 2010

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The Bulletin, Vol. 46 No. 3, Fall 2010

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The Bulletin, Vol. 46, No. 2, Summer 2010

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It’s About Time

Growing up in San Diego, the idea of serving a congregation in Ashland, Kentucky, was nowhere on the path Jacque Parlato mapped out for herself. She attended church with friends from time to time, but it wasn’t until after she finished her undergraduate degree in New York state that she became consistently involved in the life of a congregation. Her parents had moved to Ashland, Ky., to establish a medical practice, and Jacque agreed to help. That was nearly two decades ago, and in... Read More

LTS Honors 23 Graduates at 144th Commencement

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 14, 2010) – Twenty three students from 11 states and Puerto Rico received degrees during Lexington Theological Seminary’s 144th commencement ceremony, which took place at Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of Kentucky.   MASTER OF ARTS • Patrick Alden Dillon, Flemingsburg, Ky.   MASTER OF DIVINITY • David Agrinsoni, San Juan, PR   • Faye Elizabeth Blevins, St. Louis, Mo.   • Jordan Byrd, Whitehouse, Texas   • Chrysanthia Faye... Read More

Dr. Lee to speak at May 14 Commencement

Dr. William L. Lee, senior pastor at Loudon Avenue Christian Church in Roanoke, Va., will be the commencement speaker Friday, May 14, at Memorial Hall. A former Disciples of Christ moderator, Dr. Lee is a graduate of Duke Divinity School and serves as a dynamic motivational speaker, lecturer, mediator and clinical counselor. Dr. Lee is active in community outreach in the Roanoke area, helping to meet health & wellness and educational needs as well as providing spiritual... Read More

A new light: New curriculum offers new opportunities

Sometimes God speaks in a still, small voice. At other times, God speaks through a rear-end collision with a compact car. At least, that’s how it happened for Trudy Betts. A young wife and mother of three, Betts had been quietly wrestling with a call to ministry. “I kept saying to myself, ‘Surely this isn’t right,’” Betts recalled. “I kept feeling nudges from God, but I didn’t want to tell anyone.” On the way home from a spiritual retreat in which the theme was... Read More

LTS Residency Program – Community Christian Church

Dr. Robert Hill , senior minister of Community Christian Church in Kansas City, will be with us for chapel and lunch tomorrow and will interview all students interested in the Clergy Residency Program at Community.  Kevin Snow, a 2008 LTS graduate, will be with Dr. Hill.  They are seeking candidates for the 2010-2012 residency. We encourage all students who may have an interest in this program to schedule a time with them while they are on campus tomorrow. Please contact Jaime Mulloy in... Read More