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  • FROM THE SEMINARIES: Convocation at Southern; organizational changes at Midwestern

    by SBC Seminary & BP Staff, posted Thursday, February 08, 2018 (one month ago)

    In today's From the Seminaries: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

    SBTS -- 'a place for truth,' Mohler says at convocation

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- An ironclad commitment to truth is the defining quality of a faithful theological institution, R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, said during spring convocation in Alumni Memorial Chapel. ... Read More

  • FROM THE SEMINARIES: Convocation at SWBTS; new SBTS communications VP

    by SBC Seminary & BP Staff, posted Monday, January 22, 2018 (one month ago)

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    Patterson, at convocation: 'what a time' for ministry preparation

    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Students beginning a new semester of study should "put on the armor of light," President Paige Patterson told Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary students and faculty during the spring 2018 convocation.

    Leo Day, dean of the school of church music, lent his voice to a rousing welcome, followed by Patterson's message, launching the seminary's 110th spring semester ... Read More

  • Mohler to grads: Take Gospel 'far as curse is found'

    by Andrew J.W. Smith, posted Monday, December 11, 2017 (3 months ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Ministers of the Gospel are instruments of God's plan to renew the world, delivering humanity from its curse, said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, at the school's 220th commencement exercises on Dec. 8.

    During the ceremony in the seminary's historic Alumni Memorial Chapel in in Louisville, Ky., 156 master's and doctoral students received their degrees as members of a 211-person graduating class. Read More

  • Reformation yields Gospel unity, Mohler tells conf.

    by SBTS Communications, posted Tuesday, November 07, 2017 (4 months ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- On the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's nailing of his famous 95 Theses to the castle church door in Wittenberg, Germany, R. Albert Mohler Jr. addressed Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's "Here We Stand" conference.

    The gathering of theologians and pastors to celebrate and reflect on the the Protestant Reformation's quincentennial was sponsored by Southern Seminary, Reformed Theological Seminary and Ligonier Ministries, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Southern's Alumni Chapel in Louisville, Ky. Read More

  • Sola scriptura cited as Reformation bedrock

    by David Roach, posted Friday, October 27, 2017 (4 months ago)

    By Kevin Rawlings (Tyndale's translation) via Wikimedia Commons
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Sola scriptura is among the most important Reformation principles for believers to understand and apply. That's the conclusion of at least some Southern Baptist Convention seminary professors on the Protestant Reformation's 500th anniversary.

    Sola scriptura (Latin for "by Scripture alone") is the doctrine that the Bible alone is humankind's infallible rule for faith and practice.

    'The highest functional authority'

    Chris Chun, associate professor of church history at Gateway Seminary, told Baptist Press the Reformation's 500th anniversary "might be an appropriate time to reflect if Scripture still is the highest functional authority in Southern Baptist life and practice." Read More