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  • TRUSTEES: SBTS adopts gender, sexuality statement

    by SBTS Communications, posted Tuesday, October 10, 2017 (8 days ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Theological Seminary trustees unanimously approved a recommendation to adopt The Nashville Statement as an official part of the school's confessional documents Monday (Oct. 9) during its fall meeting.

    The seminary's board of trustees also responded to additional motions, heard financial reports, and celebrated record student enrollment from the previous academic year. The recommendation about The Nashville Statement came from seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. Read More

  • FROM THE SEMINARIES: SBTS to strengthen apologetics focus; SWBTS family leads teen to faith in Christ

    by SBC Seminary & BP Staff, posted Wednesday, September 27, 2017 (21 days ago)

    In today's From the Seminaries: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to strengthen apologetics focus; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary family leads teen to faith in Christ.

    SBTS to strengthen apologetics focus

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has created a single master of divinity degree in apologetics in its Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry, consolidating two current apologetics programs. Read More

  • Seminary Reformation tours leave pastors inspired

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, September 07, 2017 (one month ago)

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    WITTENBERG, Germany (BP) -- Renewed commitments to expository preaching and teaching theology were among pastors' takeaways this summer from Reformation tours of Europe led by Southern Baptist Convention seminaries.

    "After going and seeing the tour of Martin Luther [sites] -- all that went into his life, the risks he took -- why would you ever do anything other than preach the Bible?" said Clint Pressley, a North Carolina pastor who participated in Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's Land of Luther Study Tour in Germany Aug. 14-21. Read More

  • FROM THE SEMINARIES: Fall convocations at MBTS, SEBTS, SBTS, SWBTS

    by SBC Seminary & BP Staff, posted Wednesday, August 30, 2017 (one month ago)

    Today's From the Seminaries includes convocation reports from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Read More

  • Endure trials in church revitalization, pastors say

    by Andrew J.W. Smith, posted Friday, August 18, 2017 (2 months ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Pastors should endure amidst ministry challenges, said leading voices in church revitalization at the summer Alumni Academy at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    Despite challenges and trials involved in church revitalization, ministers who are turning around congregations should maintain their vision for a healthy, biblically sound local church. They need to focus on God's plan instead of being discouraged when people scowl at biblical preaching, said Andy Davis, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Durham, N.C., and author of "Revitalize: Biblical Keys to Helping Your Church Come Alive Again." Read More

  • Charles W. Draper, beloved scholar-teacher, dies at 70

    by Andrew J.W. Smith, posted Tuesday, June 27, 2017 (3 months ago)

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Charles W. Draper, a professor of Boyce College and chair of the school's department of biblical studies, died from a heart attack June 25. He was 70.

    "Professor Charlie Draper was a cherished member of the Boyce College and Southern Seminary faculty, and he will be greatly missed," said R. Albert

    Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Boyce College. Read More

  • SBC seminary presidents recap campus highlights

    by SBC Seminary Staff, posted Thursday, June 15, 2017 (4 months ago)

    Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention's six seminaries noted growth in ministry, enrollment and financial support in their reports to messengers June 14 at the SBC annual meeting in Phoenix. Read More