LSTC Stories

Togu Sihite: In the U.S. seminary classes ‘go deeper’ He calls LSTC a “small world,” because it is a small school with so much diversity, especially global students. He’s gotten to know lots of people from other countries, learn from them and get new perspectives. He believes God has things in store for him that he’s never even dreamed about.
Kyle Duff: 'To be salt and light in the world' Public Church curriculum and the Public Church Fellows program became the draw to LSTC. It fit with the strong emphasis within him during college: “to do good as a church, to be salt and light in the world… This is the type of pastoral ministry I feel called to.”
Melissa Hrdlicka: At home in both the woods and the big city “I love my professors, have wonderful classes and discussions. And I’m challenged in a good way."
Ismael Calderón's journey led to Jesus Despite the language barrier and rigorous learning, “I feel like I belong here."
Brianna Lloyd Brianna Lloyd is bringing agriculture to ministry Lloyd was drawn to LSTC's message of Public Church.
Jonas Ellison Seminary just a "side step" for Jonas Ellison Ellison said he was on the path to ministry before he became a Christian. Entering seminary wasn’t a new path, just a “side step” for him.
Meet Veronica Mwakasungura: ‘My church needs pastors and I’m happy to be one of them’ She is intent on helping people 'tell their stories' since the genocide in Rwanda.
Denise Rector: ‘I found the grace that was waiting for me and here I am’ Coming to LSTC for her PhD was a 'no brainer'
Montgomery Christina Montgomery perfect for LSTC When she wrote to LSTC about attending seminary, she received this answer: 'You're perfect for us.'
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