Grace Theological Seminary

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Grace Theological Seminary
Grace Theological Seminary (logo).png
Motto Character, Competence, Service
Established 1937
Type private coeducational
Endowment $10 million[1]
President Dr. William J. Katip
Dean Dr. Jeffrey A. Gill
Academic staff
8 full, 7 other
Students 160
Location Winona Lake, IN, USA
Campus rural: 165 acre (0.667 km²)
Affiliations Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches

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Grace Theological Seminary (GTS) is a conservative evangelical Christian seminary located in Winona Lake, Indiana. GTS is now part of Grace College & Seminary and is associated with the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches. Alva J. McClain, the first president, founded the seminary in 1937[2] founding by Alva J. McClain, the seminary's first president.[3] Its mission statement is: "Grace Theological Seminary is a learning community dedicated to teaching, training, and transforming the whole person for local church and global ministry."[4] The seminary received school accreditation by the North Central Association and has been awarded accreditation by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.[1].

History of Grace Theological Seminary[edit]

Grace Theological Seminary's early beginnings were from the roots of the Schwarzenau Brethren in Schwarzenau, Germany whose beliefs were Anabaptist and Pietistic.[5]

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  1. ^ "US News Education, #35 Regional Colleges (Midwest)". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved 2011-08-27. 
  2. ^ Church of the Brethren Network: Brethren Encyclopedia. "Feature: Brethren World Assembly". Retrieved December 15, 2005.
  3. ^ Believer's Web website "Alva J McClain,1888-1968, Grace Theological Semin.". Retrieved December 15, 2005.
  4. ^ Grace College and Seminary website. "Dean of Seminary". Retrieved December 14, 2005.
  5. ^ "Charis". Grace Theological Seminary. Retrieved 2007-08-23. 
  6. ^ Givens, Joshua. (August 13, 2008) Associated Content. Louie Giglio - A Brief Biography on the Renowned Christian Author and Speaker.

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