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Newspapers are a bit thinner than they used to be, but a simple Google search shows that there’s no shortage of religion news online. However, choosing credible websites is a new challenge.

Faculty members at theological schools are highly satisfied with their jobs. They are bidding higher for a select group of students. But those students are incurring far more educational debt than in the past. Those are among the conclusions of three studies. The studies, which were completed before the economic downturn,  update conclusions drawn 10 years ago on the subjects of theological faculty, seminary financing and student debt. They contain much good news and much that will require further conversation and closer study.

While more evangelical students enter seminary with only parachurch experience, some leave with denominational credentials.

In today’s economy, a well-trained and properly focused governing board can mean the difference between a seminary staying afloat – thriving, even – and having a dire fate. Theological schools throughout North America have turned for help on this to In Trust.

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