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Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

What is the importance of knowing Hebrew? Why would one go to Cambridge to study language? Vince Beiler explains how understanding the original languages of the Bible helps us to understand it better.
“So much [of] what you see in the Hebrew Bible is an open ended discussion, an invitation to think about something on a much deeper level.”

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Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

What are benefits of having intellectual pursuits? What are some of the challenges that come along with focusing on the intellect? Michael Hochstetler talks about the process he went through trying to balance attentiveness to the intellect, emotions, and spirit. He encourages those with intellectual interests to reach out and to show interest in those with less intellectual interests.
“Do I want people to say [about me], ‘That guy was really smart’ or do I want people to say, ‘He loved God. He loved people.”
Michael is a counselor at Life Ministries in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Should you go to college? If so, why? Is college necessary, or should we simply learn by doing? In today's episode, Kyle Stoltzfus reflects on his journey of higher education while offering insight into some of the cautions and benefits of pursuing a higher education.

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Friday, June 22nd, 2018

In this final episode from the Hartwell Men's Seminar, Pete Whitt reflects on his experiences in public school and the incredible blessing it is to have our own Christian schools. From teaching evolution to fighting & death threats, Pete reminds us what we have been spared from. In spite of the investment and commitment needed to operate a Christian school, Pete assures us that the benefits far outweigh the sacrifices.

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

In today's episode, Kyle Stoltzfus explores the topic of higher education in Anabaptist circles. Should Anabaptists go to college? How might a college education equip Christians to serve in Kingdom building? Drawing from years of learning at multiple colleges, Kyle gives excellent insight and perspective to higher learning and how it can be an asset to God's Kingdom and the world at large.

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Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Why do Mennonites go to Bible School? What has helped our conservative Bible Schools to stay true to their original vision? Listen as Cliff Schrock from Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute explores the history of Bible Schools and expounds on how they have been an asset to our Anabaptist circles.

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