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Endure trials in church revitalization, pastors sayLOUISVILLE, 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
FROM THE SEMINARIES: SEBTS announces three new position appointments; SBTS adds 'promising young theologian' to faculty
In today's From the Seminaries: Shaddix as director of the Southeastern Center for Pastoral Leadership and Preaching, and James as EQUIP Network coordinator; SEBTS appoints Kellen to full-time teaching position;SBTS adds 'promising young theologian' to faculty. Read More
Charles W. Draper, beloved scholar-teacher, dies at 70LOUISVILLE, 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
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
SBC DIGEST: Tenn. missions gets $1.575M endowment; SBTS inaugurates 'Giving Days'; university acquires Preaching magazineTennessee Baptists' state missions offering receives a $1.575M endowment from an anonymous donor; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary inaugurates "Giving Days"; Anderson University acquires Preaching and Youthworker magazines. Read More
SBC DIGEST: SBTS names new VPs; SWBTS workshop set for Phoenix; NEBC holds 2nd commencement; UMobile adopts new tradition
In today's SBC DIGEST: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary names two senior vice presidents; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary text-driven preaching workshop set for Phoenix; Northeastern Baptist College holds its second commencement; University of Mobile adopts new Great Commission Globe tradition. Read More
Seminary marks 20-year nurture of ministers' wives
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 saysLOUISVILLE, 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
FROM THE SEMINARIES: Kelley delivers NOBTS 'state of the seminary'; Mohler warns of Gospel compromise in social issues
Chuck Kelley, in a "state of the seminary" address, extols God's mercies at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, warns of Gospel compromise on pro-life and sexuality issues. Read More
Prioritize prayer, Gaines says in SBTS chapel messageLOUISVILLE, 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