Yunnan Theological Seminary is to reach 300 students

By Yang Yi, August 31, 2015 14:08 PM

Yunnan Theological Seminary

The official website of the Yunnan Theological Seminary recently released an article written by the president Luo Deshun, talking about the history, status quo, and development goals.

The article "Yunnan Theological Seminary development vision" gave a brief introduction of the seminary.

In 1989, the Yunnan Theological Seminary was approved to be set up by the government. Its task is to train young preachers and pastors. The Construction area has 1,744 square meters. Up until this August, 645 students who have taken the three years theological course have already graduated. In addition, over 380 students have taken the short-term pastoral training which was held 9 times.

In the morning of May 15, 2015, more than 1,000 people attended the ceremony of the inauguration of the Seminary which held in the new campus.

Now, the seminary has 19 faculty and staff and 119 students. The students are made up of Yi, Lisu, Jingpo, Lahu, Wa, Miao, Hani, Dai, Zhuang, Tibetan, Nv, Han, and other nationalities. 

Luo said that after gradually improving the equipment, the development goal of the seminary is to make the number of the students reach 300, including the 200 undergraduate students and 100 training people.

Related Article

Must Read

comments powered by Disqus

More from CCD

Isolation or Separation: A Millennial Christian's Guide to Having a God Pleasing Life

Just because it is aesthetically appealing, it doesn't mean it is "God pleasing"

How to Celebrate Valentine's Day without Compromising Ash Wednesday and your Christian Faith

How will we observe Valentine's Day on the day the Lent season begins?

It’s Okay to be Single

In a world full of pressure not to be single, there are a few pointers on "How to be single."

Understanding Double Standards in the Christian World

How should Christians understand and see double standards?

Jiangxi Christians Cares about AIDS Patients

On January 26, 2018, the church in Pingxiang, Jiangxi, held an annual meeting for the AIDS prevention work done by a Christian volunteer team.

Church Medical Clinic Runs for 38 Years

Apart from medical, health-care services, and disease prevention for pastors, Christians, and non-Christians, the medical team carries out health lectures, free clinics, and delivers medicine in churches and disadvantaged areas.

What do You do When You’re Already Living Together

Pastor gives advice on what should people do when they're already living together before marriage.

What’s Christian Premarital Counseling?

Premarital aims to help people understand marriage after God's heart and how a couple imitate Christ to learn and practice love in their marriage in a few hours' counseling.

Guizhou Bible School Holds Theme Activities for Students

The Guizhou CCC&TSPM held a series of activities to extend the view of the students of Guizhou Bible School.

China’s Christian Theological Educational Commission Opens Work Meeting

In 2018, the commission plans to promote curriculum design in seminaries and title assessment of teachers, and the sicinization of Christianity.