The world's recent economic crisis has deeply affected theological colleges
dependent on their endowment, as well as departments of theology or religious studies dependent on state funding.
Baptist Theological Colleges
in South Africa: Facts and figures.
Following the discussions of the 2014 budget--which occurred without media present--the Council approved an additional motion: "That the finance committee in consultation with the colleges explore whether or not it is good stewardship of our resources and financially astute to support three theological colleges
My visit to Zomba Theological College
, where pastors of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian are trained, was enlightening.
To that end, we are committed to working at ways that the three theological colleges
can cooperate in the delivery of theological education on behalf of the church more effectively and efficiently.
There is also "tremendous pressure" to get candidates out of theological college
and into active ministry as fast as possible, said Mr.
Invitations to participate were sent to all students at the church's three theological colleges
Other socials were held at the same venue by the dioceses of Toronto and Rupert's Land, and theological colleges
And let's remember: those who come from other churches and theological colleges
are vetted by presbyteries and the Committee on Theological Education and often required to undertake additional studies at our own theological colleges
Twenty-eight students from theological colleges
across Canada have completed placements with partners in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
A CONTROVERSIAL MOVE to raise the stipend for executive staff, including those at church offices and the theological colleges
, was passed as an interim policy.
The commission has also surveyed theological colleges
to determine how they are preparing students for the "new reality of shared ministry.