Theological Seminary is a graduate level academic institution
that has as its main purpose the training of men for the
Gospel ministry in the historic reformed tradition. NWTS offers
two degree programs, the M.Div.
and M.T.S., both of which place
special emphasis throughout the curriculum on the unifying
theme of the supernatural Scriptures, the centrality of Christ.
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is somewhat unusual in comparison to most seminaries today.
We do not own any buildings of our own, and we have no plans
to build any. NWTS is not your standard "business model"
institution. It is not our desire to be measured by the yardstick
of secular accreditation. The pride and pomp of accreditation
is not on our list of priorities. It is part of our endeavor to
honor Christ in the pursuit of academic achievement and fiscal
frugality beyond what building programs and accreditation
delight in offering the broadest possible theological education
within the bounds of reformed orthodoxy. Our limited enrollment
provides an atmosphere where ministerial candidates can experience
a "one on one" mentoring process with those who
have decades of experience preaching and proclaiming the Gospel
of Christ. In addition, through this mentoring approach, the NWTS student will
receive unique exposure to primary source documents and a Biblical
assessment of the most current trends in culture and theological
We believe you cannot find a superior preparatory program
for the gospel ministry anywhere else. NWTS caters
to a handful of conservative reformed denominations: OPC,
PCA, URC, OCRC, and the Canadian Reformed. NWTS is a confessional
institution, and as such we have friends in every denomination
that subscribes to the Westminster
Standards or the Three Forms of Unity (The Heidelberg
Confession, and the Canons
is located in the Northwest United States, just fifteen miles
North of Seattle. Classes are held in the facilities of the
Lynnwood Orthodox Presbyterian Church
in Lynnwood, Washington.