by Alex Lillenberg | I briefly worked for a church that routinely practiced an alter call and sinners prayer to the same 65 congregants each week.  While the sermon varied in analogy and text, the final 30 minutes of the Sunday morning sermon came to the same conclusion, we must pray a certain prayer to […]

Alumni Spotlight, Theology

December 3, 2018

The Gospel Is Not An Insurance Policy

You can also access the video here. Ken is President and Founder of Kilns College. He has written books on justice and creativity. He planted Antioch Church in Bend, Oregon in 2006 where he serves as the Global Lead Pastor. He speaks around the world on issues of reconciliation, equality, and creativity.

Faculty Post

November 18, 2018

Love Is Kind

| by Phil Steiner I want to believe that most of these short-term mission trips have a goal of serving and helping those they are going to serve. I want to believe that most youth groups do care about the poor and what they are doing to help those on the underside of life. I […]

Alumni Spotlight, Missions, Poverty

November 11, 2018

Are We Taking Advantage Of The Poor?

Created by one of our professors, Adam Thomason, this short film covers the immigration crisis in southern Europe. This Mediterranean sea crossing is considered the most dangerous border today. They aim to answer the question “how are the refugees and migrants” doing once they make it? With this film of reflection, HUMAN uncovers what the […]

Faculty Post, Immigration, Refugees

October 31, 2018

HUMAN: A Short Film Covering the Immigration Crisis in Southern Europe

By David Miller | In the Fall of 2013, I attended the first class held at Kilns College. In the backroom of a Bend, Oregon storefront, a children’s pastor, an under-employed graphic designer, a Greek Orthodox maverick, a couple of redheads from the midwest, a counselor in his late 40s, a yoga instructor from Portland, […]

Alumni Spotlight

October 21, 2018

Alumni Spotlight – Set Free Alliance

Q&A with Leroy Barber | How can churches become more multicultural? Leroy: It goes back to the question, “why aren’t we multicultural?” That has to do with relationships. That has to do with how we connect to someone who is different than us. I think examining those things first allows us to build into relationships […]

Faculty Post, Race

October 17, 2018

How Can Churches Practically Become More Multicultural?

By Jenny Yang | Liz Dong is a friend of mine who works for World Relief who has bravely shared her story as an undocumented immigrant living in the United States. She immigrated to the United States with her parents, and when her mom filed her immigration paperwork, the lawyer forgot to attach Liz’s paperwork […]

Faculty Post, Immigration

March 5, 2018

A Call To Action For Our Immigrant Brothers & Sisters

by Marie Teilhard | Learning trips are an exciting component of the academic experience at Kilns College. Each year, students from around the world meet together at locations of theological, political, and cultural importance. These intensive trips provide an opportunity for students in all of Kilns’ degree tracks to earn 3 course credits for on-site […]

Faculty Post, Student Experience

December 4, 2017

Learning Comes To Life