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July 24-August 3, 2015

Bethany Theological Seminary

Richmond, IN


A discernment event for high school students


What to expect

  • Live on campus and learn with professors


  • Expand your mind and expand your circle of friends


  • Have fun in nature


  • Explore different, exciting paths of Christian ministry


  • Explore where God is leading you next in life

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Due to a generous grant, all qualified applicants will receive a full scholarship. Students pay only for their transportation to and from the event. 


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“Consider your own call, brothers and sisters.”    

                                              -- 1 Corinthians 1:26


For more information about Explore Your Call, email or contact:

Bekah HouffRebekah Houff, Coordinator of Outreach Programs      765- 983-1809


Russell HaitchRussell Haitch, Professor of Christian Education and
     Director of the Institute for Ministry with Youth and Young Adults        765-983-1827

Matt Boersma
Master of Arts

MattMy thesis began its journey while learning Hebrew at the University of Notre Dame, back when I was an employee in the Information Technology department. Among the many Hebrew texts read, it was the Song of Songs in particular that caught my attention. I knew that historically it had been interpreted as an allegorical text exploring God's love of Israel (or the church), but I had not encountered the deeply sensual nature of the images and the erotic tone of the text. Reading through the book, the unabashed sexuality of the words struck me as completely different than how the rest of the Bible treats sex. During the previous semester we had read selections of Ezekiel, where sex and female desire is cast as idolatrous and evil. In the Song, it is unashamed and extolled.