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Thank you for your continued interest in Northern Seminary. Below, please check out the latest news articles and blog posts from the Northern Seminary website.



Upcoming Alumni Events

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Northern Seminary News

We are proud to announce that Northern alumni and leading pastors Dr. Saul Ebema and Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley will serve as guest speakers during Northern’s Founders Day celebration at the Lisle Center on Thursday, October 12. Dr. Ebema was born in war-torn South Sudan and earned master of divinity and doctor of ministry degrees […]
Posted: October 3, 2017, 3:40 pm
Happy Constitution Day! This little celebrated holiday commemorates September 17, 1787 when delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the Constitution they had written. Northern Seminary sees Constitution Day as a great time to stop and pray for the United States of America and for all countries around the globe. […]
Posted: September 14, 2017, 12:00 pm
We’re excited to open our new Lisle Center and Center for Urban Leadership in less than two weeks. Please read this post to learn important information about the beginning of the Fall Term on Monday, September 25, at both the Lisle Center and the Center for Urban Leadership. Lisle Center (410 Warrenville Road, Suite 300, […]
Posted: September 13, 2017, 3:23 pm

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Northern Seminary Blog

  Ever been corrected for saying the wrong thing? Ever been confused that what you said was so offensive? Ever felt like you were speaking a different language while speaking English? Well, get used to it. David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw take a deep-dive into the linguistic turn in philosophy, how we police each other’s […]
Posted: November 14, 2017, 10:23 pm
In this cross-over episode with the New Persuasive Words podcast, David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw have a conversation with Scott Jones and Bill Borror about the legacy of the Reformation and what it means today.
Posted: November 7, 2017, 8:52 pm
How clear should your church be about stances on sexuality? How should that clarity be communicated? Is the search for clarity in service to the weak and vulnerable? Is the search for clarity another power play? David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw talk about the new website called Church Clarity ( In this wide-ranging episode you […]
Posted: November 2, 2017, 4:28 pm

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