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EDUCATION DIGEST: Cumberlands to lower tuition by 57%; Iorg at convocation: 'The Gospel marches on'WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (BP) -- Tuition rates will be cut 57 percent at the University of the Cumberlands for the 2018-2019 academic year under a plan known as "The Cumberlands Commitment."
Tuition for on-campus undergraduate students will be reduced from $23,000 to $9,875 at the university affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention.
"We are making this change because we are committed to putting our students and families first by addressing the most significant hurdle to a college education -- affordability," Cumberlands President Larry L. Cockrum said. "We want all students to know that with Cumberlands there is a clear and affordable path to a college degree." Read More
SBC DIGEST: Iorg on Calif. porn vote; Fla. paper pares print editions; Blackaby Study Bible's re-release; 'Duck Dynasty' couple recounts reconciliation
In today's SBC Digest: Jeff Iorg comments on Calif. porn vote; Fla. paper pares print editions; Blackaby Study Bible to be re-released; 'Duck Dynasty' couple recounts reconciliation. Read More
Gateway move increased assets, streamlined staffNASHVILLE (BP) -- Thanks to the move of Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention's main campus to Southern California, the seminary has more financial assets and an employee structure more focused on theological education.
That's the report Gateway President Jeff Iorg delivered to the SBC Executive Committee Sept. 20 in Nashville. Read More
Gateway convocation leads inaugural semesterONTARIO, Calif. (BP) -- Launching a series of events opening the new campus of Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, President Jeff Iorg warned students of "unintended consequences" of a seminary education.
The Aug. 29 convocation and first day of classes will be followed by celebratory events Oct. 5-8, including a dedication service, a gala featuring contemporary hymnists Keith and Kristyn Getty and a festival complete with food trucks, tours and other activities at the new Southern California campus in Ontario. Read More
Golden Gate trustees hold last Mill Valley meetingMILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) -- Meeting for the last time on the Mill Valley campus, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary trustees approved five new faculty members, heard progress on the seminary's new campuses and prayed for personnel transitioning to Ontario in Southern California and Fremont in the Bay Area.
In describing the faculty selection process, President Jeff Iorg emphasized the board's role in making high-quality faculty additions possible, including setting long-range goals for improvement in faculty compensation in 2010. Read More
Iorg: Seminary's relocation 'has no parallel'MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) -- Jeff Iorg, president of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, said he didn't lose sleep over the decision to build two new campuses and relocate the seminary.
"What caused many sleepless nights was the personal changes I was asking you to make," Iorg told an audience of students, faculty, staff and seminary supporters Feb. 4. Read More
Relocation of Golden Gate campuses moving forwardMILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) -- Construction is progressing rapidly at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary's two new campuses, and more than 40 new jobs have been posted on the seminary's website, President Jeff Iorg reported in mid-January.
Iorg, speaking to the seminary's staff and students, said the new campus in Ontario, Calif., is still on target for the June 2016 move from Mill Valley even though there have been minor setbacks. Read More
Iorg hears heartbreak over same-sex marriageMILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) -- "I'm a deacon," the man told Jeff Iorg, president of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. "I've followed Jesus all my life, and so have my children. Now my granddaughter has come home and announced she is a lesbian and is going to marry another woman. What do I do?"
The church deacon is among the many brokenhearted individuals Iorg has encountered at state and associational meetings across the nation in speaking about the book "Ministry in the New Marriage Culture." Read More
VETERANS DAY: A Navy wife
Seminary president Jeff Iorg, on Veterans Day, pays tribute to wives who empower their husbands for service. "They are the unsung heroes, serving the mission and sacrificing in a thousand quiet ways," he writes. Read More
Guidance offered for ministry in new marriage cultureMILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) -- How should the church respond to a gay couple requesting premarital counseling? What about when the new girl with the Awana ministry brings her two mothers to meet her teacher? Or when a church member who owns a business doesn't want to provide marriage benefits to same-sex couples? The new book "Ministry in the New Marriage Culture" focuses on helping churches and ministry leaders address these questions and more. Read More