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  • Seminary marks 20-year nurture of ministers' wives

    by Annie Corser, posted Monday, May 22, 2017 (yesterday)

    Alumni and students celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Seminary Wives Institute at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with testimonies from graduates from 1999 to 2017. Read More

  • Step out of comfort zones for foster care, Bevin says

    by Charissa Crotts, posted Thursday, April 27, 2017 (26 days ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Kentucky First Lady Glenna Bevin urged 300 attendees during a Woman's Auxiliary luncheon at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to step out of their comfort zones and get involved with foster care and adoption. Glenna and her husband, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, have adopted four children from Ethiopia and have pledged to improve the state's foster care system. Read More

  • Prioritize prayer, Gaines says in SBTS chapel message

    by Annie Corser, posted Thursday, April 13, 2017 (one month ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Southern Baptists should prioritize prayer for unity and evangelism, Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines said in a chapel message at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary setting forth key aspects of prayer.

    "I'm praying that the priority of the Southern Baptist Convention ... will become literally a house of prayer," Gaines said. "I'm praying that when people think about the Southern Baptist Convention the very first thing they will think of is this: That's the group of folks, those are the folks that pray." Read More

  • TRUSTEES: Steve Gaines named SBTS visiting professor

    by Andrew J.W. Smith, posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (one month ago)

    Trustees of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary unanimously approved the installation of Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines to a visiting professorship during their April 10 meeting. Read More

  • Cooperation is 'our heart & soul,' Richards says

    by Annie Corser, posted Thursday, March 23, 2017 (2 months ago)

    Photo by Emil Handke/SBTS
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Southern Baptists need to unite in order "to advance the Kingdom of God together for God's glory," state convention leader Jim Richards said in a chapel message at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    "What we have [as churches in the Southern Baptist Convention] is definitely much more in common than we have apart," said Richards, executive director of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, noting that "our heart and our soul" is "to be together." Read More

  • Dearborn's Arab-Americans receptive, seminarians say

    by Andrew J.W. Smith, posted Friday, March 17, 2017 (2 months ago)

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    DEARBORN, Mich. (BP) -- In Dearborn, Mich., home of the largest concentration of Arab-Americans in the United States, students from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary learned about praying for and sharing the Gospel with local Muslims during a three-day visit to the city.

    Led by faculty member Ayman S. Ibrahim, the team interacted with a number of the 100,000-plus Arab Americans who comprise at least 45 percent of Dearborn's population. Read More

  • 'Go find someone hurting,' Tada tells SBTS audiences

    by Charissa Crotts, posted Tuesday, February 28, 2017 (2 months ago)

    Photo by Candice Watters/SBTS
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- "Go find someone hurting worse than you and help them," Joni Eareckson Tada said during a two-day visit to Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

    Tada, a quadriplegic speaker and author, told her personal story and focused on practical ministry to the disabled by local churches in a talk to 350 Southern Seminary students and their families for a Student Life Conference on Feb. 10. Read More