Biblical and theological studies news

Dr. Zuhair Fathallah, assistant professor of plastic surgery at Basrah Medical College, will speak in chapel on Monday, Sept. 30, at 10:05 a.m.

Missionaries to speak in chapel
Nathan and Brianna Martin, missionaries with OMF International in Cambodia, will speak in chapel services on Sept. 9 and 10.

The Rev. Carl Boersma, 2013–14 president of the Reformed Church in America’s General Synod, will speak in chapel on Friday, Sept. 13.

An article written by Michael Simmelink, a senior at Northwestern, was published on

The Rev. David Bast, president and broadcast minister of Words of Hope, will speak in chapel April 15 and 16.

Northwestern adds new minor
Northwestern has added a minor in Christian community development to the academic programs it offers.

Twenty of Northwestern College’s academic programs are listed in Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges.

NWC has been included on a list of “The 15 Best Colleges for Studying the Bible.”

Five Northwestern faculty members will spend all or part of the 2013–14 academic year on sabbatical leaves.

Dr. John Stackhouse, an award-winning author and commentator on religion and culture, will speak in chapel on Nov. 6.