If you’re asking the question “Why would I pay for Christian higher education?”, I get it.
A few years ago I began a working relationship with Horizon College & Seminary, and as a result I have been challenged to examine why I (and many others I know) have seemingly felt a general indifference towards Christian post-secondary institutions. I haven’t studied the subject, but it seems to me that personal and spiritual development– even within traditionally Christian families– is continually being lowered further and further down the list of “worthy investments”.
Sure, we all agree it’s worth something.
Just not our time and money!
Nearly 20 years ago, as a Christian farm-girl approaching highschool graduation, I never even considered Bible college. The main reasons being that I had no plans to be a pastor, and I could not justify (or afford) delaying the training for my end career of choice.
Since that time, I’m slowly learning that my unformed opinion on any subject prior to investigation often winds up, well, wrong. (Just don’t tell my husband.)
Here are 3 things I’ve learned from Horizon that I think you should know before you decide whether or not Christian higher education is a worthwhile investment: