Category Archives: Kiev Theological Seminary

work and the image of God

Mark speaks in various venues here and in the U.S., and a topic you’ll hear him return to often is how we are made in the image of God. Yesterday I was invited (as one of the students at the seminary … Continue reading

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hermeneutics, glermeneutics

Ok, so I know there is no such word as glermeneutics, but that’s what my brain feels like as I finish the second of two 200+ page books on hermeneutics in two weeks’ time. Don’t get me wrong – I’m … Continue reading

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some good classes – hearing from Mark

I just finished a series of classes and they were really enjoyable.  I always hope they were enjoyable for the students, but in any case, I have received some good feedback.  In the different classes I teach some are large, … Continue reading

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October prayer calendar out

It’s a thin post, content-wise, but we just wanted to let you know that there is a new monthly prayer calendar available.  If you’d like to receive it, drop us a note at jmmcdonnel@aol.com or contact us via facebook.

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just cool

We had the privilege of driving up to Dallas the other day, for the purpose of visiting one of Mark’s former students. He’s studying at Dallas Theological Seminary, furthering his education so that he can return to Ukraine in two … Continue reading

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seminary women’s conference

It’s been a busy, busy few weeks since we last posted, but before we go so far as to leave this year, I’ll tell you about the women’s conference we just had in November. The seminary hosts this conference every … Continue reading

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journeys

Everyone has a story.  I never cease to be amazed at the journeys on which the Lord leads his people, and that was certainly true as I met the new group of students starting in the Biblical Studies program at … Continue reading

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chronology

It’s amazing the things you discover when you pay attention to the chronological things in the Bible.  That may sound crazy, but so often, we tend to focus on a single passage or even on a single verse and don’t … Continue reading

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‘Mark’s going to teach a class on Genesis’

So when we say, ‘Mark’s going to teach a class on Genesis’, what does that look like?  It’s a pretty big book – 50 chapters – how do you effectively cover it all in 10 class days at 4 hours … Continue reading

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stories from camp 1 – ‘I thought I’d come and learn’

As we gathered for dinner at camp the first night, I asked one of the other leaders who a particular young man was; I just didn’t recognize him, yet he seemed to be part of the leadership team.  It turns … Continue reading

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New Semester, New Students

We started a new semester last week. This semester I am teaching first semester Hebrew and Exegesis of the New Testament. It was really great in Hebrew. Students really enjoy learning the names of God in Hebrew. It is always … Continue reading

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