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3 Strategies to Increase Mental Health Awareness on Campus

According to statistics published by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH; 2018), college students are at an increased risk of developing or presenting mental health symptoms. The top mental health concern among college students, as reported in a 2012 survey conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), is depression. Bipolar disorder, a […]

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22 Keys to Safe Study Abroad Programs & Mission Trips

As your students consider studying abroad or taking mission trips, the excitement in planning their itinerary often overshadows planning how to stay safe. A productive trip begins with arriving and assimilating safely, so here are some tips that you can reproduce, modify, and give to your students: Before Leaving: Explore networking opportunities with others who […]

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Do Christian Colleges and Seminaries Have a Moral Responsibility to Screen Ministry Students for Dangerous Mental Disorders?

Most students at Christian colleges want a solid academic experience, but from a biblical perspective. They tend to be honest and open, though they also reflect today’s culture of entitlement. However, there exists a dangerous sub-type that we have been largely unaware of, and many of them are aimed at entering full time ministry as […]

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Is It Time to Choose an Education Management System? What You Need to Know

The Problem:  Tangled Like Spaghetti A time always comes when a school outgrows homemade spreadsheets and ol’ Mrs. Johnson’s unique filing system. If you do not yet have an education management system, consider whether the following crazy situation sound a little like your school: Since the associate dean is preparing the online annual report for […]

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Ministry Placement – 4 Trends in Full-Time Vocational Ministry

Vocational ministry placement offices must take into account that there are changes in the roles of our graduates. In my role as Director of Placement at Dallas Theological Seminary, I’ve observed recent trends develop in the hiring processes of evangelical churches of various shapes, sizes, and denominations. Obviously, prayer, character development, and giftedness are at […]

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