Upcoming Webinar: Islam 101

Islam 101 Date:  February 10, 2018  Where:  Online Time:  1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EST Presenter: Dr. Ihsan Bagby, Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Kentucky Note:  Webinar URL will be emailed out the day before the webinar The first half of this webinar will cover the basic beliefs and practices of Islam, highlighting the similarities and differences with Christianity and Judaism.  The second half will explore present day issues such as terrorism, Shari’ah,... Read More

Faculty Friday: Dr. Barbara Blodgett

Who: The Rev. Dr. Barbara J. Blodgett B.A., Wesleyan University, 1983 M.Div., Yale Divinity School, 1987 Ph.D., Yale University, 2000 Dr. Blodgett joined the LTS faculty in 2012. Dr. Blodgett is the Donald and Lillian Nunnelly Assistant Professor in Pastoral Leadership at Lexington Theological Seminary. She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, having served in parish ministry and in its national offices. In addition to her expertise in the field of ethics... Read More

LTS President to Moderate MLK Jr. Community Forum

Dr. Charisse Gillett, President of Lexington Theological Seminary, will serve as Moderator of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Forum Saturday, Jan. 13, 1 to 2:30 p.m. The forum's theme is "Making a Difference Today" and is hosted by East Second Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), at 146 Constitution St. The Rev. Dr. Donald K. Gillett II is the host pastor. The forum will include brief presentations on the history of race relations in Lexington and their import for living... Read More

Managing seminary studies while working

Balancing life while getting your degree will include some trial and error, but you will begin to learn what works for you so that you can enjoy the journey along the way. By Kimberley Proctor White, Admissions Associate Raise your hand if you have ever said, “If I had the money, I would hire a secretary or a personal assistant.” Or maybe you have said, “If only there were just a few more hours in the day, I could (fill in the blank).” We’ve all been there, trying to juggle... Read More

What can you do with a theological seminary degree?

A theological degree is an avenue of endless possibilities, and a great starting point to being the extension of Christ’s hands and feet that we are all called to be. By Kimberley Proctor White, Admissions Associate When you’re a kid, it was always so simple to think of what you wanted to be when you grew up. Whether it was an astronaut, doctor, farmer, or a teacher, everything seemed so simple and clear cut when it came to figuring out a career for the future. Fast forward to... Read More

Seminary Welcomes New Instructional Designer and Advancement Specialist

Lexington Theological Seminary welcomes Dr. Lisa Jones as Instructional Designer and the Rev. Katherine Raley as Advancement Specialist. Dr. Lisa Jones joins LTS from the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, where she served as System Director for Distance Learning Initiatives. Dr. Jones oversaw all online courses offered among 16 colleges and led educational innovation in distance learning, including the competency-based Learn on Demand program. Dr. Jones has a long... Read More