Since Shannon’s life before becoming a professor was deeply immersed in the business world, he is able to impart practical knowledge to his students and connect what is being communicated in the textbook to relevant experience.
education & Clergy Development
“Houghton is a fantastic community. There is such a close interaction between the students and faculty,” Webb said.
“My advice to preachers is to read for the cultivation of the soul rather than the development of skill,” he said.
The students coming through SWU are “not formed to be cookie cutter ministerial students,” said Summers. Each student has different callings, gifts and talents; SWU is helping each student to be exactly who God has called them to be.
Pastors have the rare honor of ministering to people at the most significant moments of their lives. We desire to prepare, develop and equip knowledgeable, skilled, and spirit-filled ministers for such moments. Learn more about the call to ministry.