How to Prioritize Your Spiritual Life in Seminary

Danny Zacharias and Ben Forrest believe there are certain skills and habits that apply to anyone in a seminary context. Their new book, Surviving and Thriving in Seminary, equips students with the skills to succeed—spiritually, relationally, and academically. In this excerpt, Zacharias and Forrest tackle a temptation that all too many students fall prey to—neglecting their spiritual life.

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The Commentary That Bridges the Gap Between Depth & Application

Bible commentaries often focus on one type of learner or the other. Pastoral commentaries provide just a brief overview of the background of the biblical text, focusing instead on practical application. Scholarly commentaries, on the other hand, dive deep into exegetical and linguistic matters, offering historical and critical observations along the way. Both have their advantages, but what if you want the best of both worlds?

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The Future of Ministry, according to a Seminary President

As society and technology careen toward an uncertain future, what does the future hold for Christian ministry? I sat down with Dr. Randy Roberts, president of Western Seminary, for his insights on the next generation of pastors, how technology shapes ministry, and why his seminary is equipping its students with Logos Bible Software.

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Become a Bible Life Coach with Light University & Mobile Ed

Have you ever found yourself caring for a Christian in need? Do you often comfort others through difficult times, but struggle to find the right words? Do you have a passion for serving others but long for an opportunity to sharpen your skills?

Logos Mobile Education and Light University have designed a new program for Christians called to care for fellow believers and provide spiritual guidance. The Bible Life Coach and Soul Care Specialty Program will equip you with knowledge and skills to help others in their time of need.

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What I Wish I Had Known in Seminary

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Attending seminary can be a wonderfully challenging experience. But so many students enter their studies unprepared for the stress and hardships they might encounter. That’s why Danny Zacharias and Ben Forrest wrote Surviving and Thriving in Seminary. This academic and spiritual handbook provides advice on how to prepare your own heart and relationships, how to manage your time and energy, and how to acquire the study skills you need.

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A Biblical Tale of Courage You Just Might Need Courage to Teach


Moses’ encounter with God in Exodus 4:21–26 is arguably one of the strangest, most confusing events recorded in the Bible. In this passage, Moses is en route to Egypt—seemingly following God’s call to deliver the Israelites from Pharaoh’s vice-like grip. But then something shocking happens:

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3 Easy Ways to Connect with Mobile Ed and Top Biblical Scholars

Are you interested in engaging in daily discussions with top scholars? Are you interested in learning more and advancing your theological studies? Mobile Ed has lots of different ways to connect you with biblical and theological scholars. Here are just three ways to connect.

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Get Quick Access to Your Highlighters with This Simple Trick

A Logos user emailed me the following question:

Is there any way to set up the highlighting feature of Logos to be part of the right click options in order to quickly be able to highlight key phrases while reading the Bible or other books without having to go “dig out” the highlighter function?

Since highlighting is a very popular feature with Logos this is a very appropriate question. Even though currently we can’t customize the context menu, we can create shortcuts to our favorite highlighting styles so we don’t have to “dig out” the highlighting tool each time we want to mark up text:

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What the Mystery of the Incarnation Teaches Us About Easter

The Christian faith is full of profound truths that defy human understanding. These grand mysteries point us to God’s greatness and goodness and, when contemplated, evoke awe and worship. At the center of our celebration of Easter are two of these mysteries, Jesus’ incarnation and resurrection. In this excerpt from The Majesty of Mystery, K. Scott Oliphint examines the relationship between these two mysteries to remind us of the glory and wonder of our God.

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How to Search for Journal Articles by a Specific Author

A fellow Logos user recently emailed me an excellent question:

As I was reading a chapter in Walter Kaiser’s Classical Evangelical Essays in Old Testament Interpretation, one of the author’s (William Henry Green) made the comment that his essay was a further development on an earlier essay.  If someone has a number of the theological journal collections in their library, how does that person search the journal collections for other articles written by an author or articles written on the same topic?

The answer lies in a feature called Field Searching. The steps below show how to search for journal articles by the same author.

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