The Junior League of Houston
November 14, 2014
SAVE THE DATE!
before August 11th for fall admission and receive a gift (if the referral registers).
SAVE THE DATE:
Seminary and Theological Graduate School Virtual Fair
September 17, 2014, 9am-5pm
One of the students from the previous HGST tour stated that the tour was the best educational trip he and his wife ever participated in. Several other students from the previous HGST tour noted that seeing the Word in context really made the Bible come alive for them.
The Greek / Turkey Tour will have the same strong emphasis on Biblical archeological sites and early Christian historical sites as did the previous HGST tour.
These sites also reflect living history and contemporary ...
Big Dipper Dash 5K ~
September is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. As a member of United Against Human Trafficking (formerly Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition), HGST will be having some important events during September.
One of the coalition’s biggest events is the Big Dipper Dash 5K, which is a fundraiser and awareness campaign for the organization. You can see the information on the event below.
I am hoping to have a large group from HGST participating in the run (obviously, I will not be running! Do I look like a runner?). Recent graduate, Tammy Isaac has agreed to “captain” the HGST team so that we can all be together. I am sending this to you so that all of you runners can put this on your calendar and register to run.
If you register to run, please let me know. ...
Dr. Kent Eaton begins service at HGST in July as Provost and Chief Academic Officer. Responsibilities include the many aspects of the Academic Office, as well as Student Services. (more)
We are very grateful to Dr. Chuck Pitts for three years of excellent service as Acting Academic Dean.
With Dr. Eaton’s arrival, Chuck will continue with the seminary as Professor of Old Testament and Associate Dean.
Thank you, Dr. Pitts!
Dr. Jerry Terrill presented the paper “Kierkegaard’s Influence on the Lives of Jan Patocka and Victor Frankl” at Baylor University’s Symposium on Faith and Culture which was devoted to the work of Soren Kierkegaard, in October 2013.
Terrill’s paper on the life and influences of Dr. Jan Patocka was published in the Brethren Journal in January 2014, and was reprinted in the April 2014 newsletter of the Houston Czech Cultural Center.
Terrill presented the paper “Thoughts on Logotherapy for Combat Veterans” at the Nineteenth World Congress on Victor Frankl’s Logotherapy in the summer of 2011. This will be published in the International Forum for Logotherapy this summer.
In the summer of 2013, Terrill was elected to the Executive Committee of the Texas State Unity of the Brethren Church as third vice-president.