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OBJECTIVES

  • Provide competent professionals, who are highly motivated and consecrated to serving society in general and the Seventh-day Adventist Church in particular.

  • Equip men and women for the different ministerial and teaching functions making use of sound principles, methods, and procedures of biblical scholarships and praxis, thus providing a strong foundation for an intellectual, as well as a spiritual understanding of biblical religion, morality, and ethics as understood by Christianity and the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

  • Transmit the relevance of faith and biblical teachings to modern men and women in their preparation to face the future.

  • Develop in its students the skills required in the spreading of biblical faith through preaching, teaching, publications, and leadership.

  • Teach methods and competencies that would help in the dissemination of the Gospel by word and example.

  • Encourage appreciation of other cultures endeavoring to understand them within their contexts and to be able to present the Gospel in a manner that is incarnate at multiple environments.

  • Promote a commitment to the spiritual life of the Seminary that will strengthen the devotional experience and inspire and deepen the student’s vocation and dedication to the service of God and humanity, in harmony with biblical teachings as understood by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

  • Encourage an academic and professional environment that provides tools for learning with an emphasis in solid methodology, sharp and critical discernment, and an eager commitment to discovering ultimate truth that forms an adequate foundation of integrity and capacity for the period of the learning experience.

  • Establish bases that strengthen lasting friendships that lead to a mutual collaboration and trust, promoting professional support and a receptivity toward counseling and camaraderie among colleagues.