Let me give you my recommendation.

Choosing a college can be a daunting task.

If you are going into ministry, you don’t just have to decide the college, but you have to decide the type of college. And there are all kids of options out there.

You have to consider majors, locations, costs, student activities, school reputation and more in order to make one of the biggest decisions of your life. It was a while ago, but I remember making that decision myself. And, then making it with my daughters not too long ago.

But, if God is calling you to ministry, there’s a whole new set of questions you will likely ask yourself. You’ll be considering the school’s view of Scripture, denominational affiliation, areas of expertise, and how your time spent in college will be used for kingdom purposes.

Since I blog here at The Exchange, let me share my thoughts on why you should consider Wheaton College for your undergraduate degree.

First, Wheaton College is continually ranked one of the top colleges in national publications both in academics and affordability. With its long history of training some of the world’s most known religious leaders like the late evangelists Billy and Ruth Graham and missionaries Jim and Elisabeth Elliot, Wheaton College has demonstrated its commitment to educational excellence and solid Christian values.

That’s one of the reasons I love working here.

If you are planning to go into ministry, let me also tell you about the degree in the school where I serve as dean. It is the B.A. in Christian Formation and Ministry.

So, here are some reasons to choose a Christian school, and some reasons to consider studying with us.

First, I think there is value in studying at an evangelical school.

When you’re deciding if a Christian …

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