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  • Seminary luncheons: highlights & challenges

    by SBC Seminary Staff, posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (4 days ago)

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    DALLAS (BP) -- Campus highlights and challenges were among the topics of June 13 luncheons for alumni and friends of Southern Baptist seminaries during the SBC's annual meeting in Dallas.

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    DALLAS (BP) -- About 150 alumni and friends of Gateway Seminary gathered for their annual luncheon at the Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas June 13. Attendees heard reports about the seminary's progress ... Read More

  • SBC seminary presidents relay reports to messengers

    by SBC Seminary Staff, posted Thursday, June 14, 2018 (9 days ago)

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    DALLAS (BP) -- Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention's six seminaries reported on their 2017-2018 academic year to messengers June 13 at the SBC annual meeting in Dallas.

    Iorg reports Gateway Seminary 'at its best'

    By Kathie Chute

    DALLAS (BP) -- Jeff Iorg, president of Gateway Seminary, reminded messengers that his past several reports have dealt with transition, moving the campus and a name change. Read More

  • SBC DIGEST: Seminary profs Christian George & David Sills resign

    by Biblical Recorder & BP Staff, posted Wednesday, June 06, 2018 (16 days ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Two Southern Baptist seminary faculty members have resigned their positions, vacating ministries that previously had placed them in the news.

    The resignations of Christian George at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and David Sills at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary were reported by the Biblical Recorder, newsjournal of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, on June 4.

    George, curator of Midwestern Seminary's Spurgeon Library and its digitized Spurgeon Archive, had edited two volumes of previously unpublished sermons by Charles Spurgeon in a planned 12-volume series, "The Lost Sermons of C.H. Spurgeon," published by the B&H Academic division of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Read More

  • Mohler points SBTS grads to sources of strength

    by Andrew J.W. Smith, posted Monday, May 21, 2018 (one month ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Graduates of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary can draw strength for ministry from the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and their obedience to His call, President R. Albert Mohler Jr. said in his commencement address to the seminary's 2018 graduates.

    During the 220th commencement exercises on the seminary lawn May 18, 284 master's and doctoral students were present to receive degrees as part of a graduating class of 320. The 320-person class is the largest during Mohler's 25-year tenure as Southern's president. Read More

  • TRUSTEES: African American businessman voted SBTS officer

    by Aaron Cline Hanbury & Andrew J.W. Smith, posted Thursday, April 19, 2018 (2 months ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Theological Seminary trustees elected their first African American officer in the school's 159-year history by a unanimous vote during their April 16 meeting.

    The election of Alan "Keith" Daniels, a businessman from Texas and member of MacArthur Boulevard Baptist Church (SBC) in Irving, as board secretary is "another necessary step in the history of the Southern Baptist Convention demonstrating at every level of denominational leadership the diversity to which we are called," said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Seminary. Read More

  • SBC called 'force multiplier' for local churches

    by SBTS Communications , posted Tuesday, April 17, 2018 (2 months ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention is a "force multiplier" for local churches, noted Mark Dever April 13 during a public conversation with R. Albert Mohler Jr.

    "I became an advocate for [my church] becoming more involved in the Southern Baptist Convention," Dever explained, "not out of a sense of tribal loyalty -- not that that's bad -- but because as a Gospel Christian who wants to see the Gospel taken to the ends of the earth, I think the SBC is a force multiplier." Read More