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  • TRUSTEES: Endowed post, female board chair at SEBTS

    by Lauren Pratt, posted Thursday, April 12, 2018 (10 days ago)

    Photo by Maria Estes
    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- Scott Hildreth was installed April 10 as the George Liele Director of the Lewis A. Drummond Center for Great Commission Studies, the first endowed directorship at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    The installation of Hildreth, assistant professor of global studies who has led the Drummond Center since 2009, was among the events and decisions during SEBTS trustees' April 8-10 meeting, during which the Southeastern Society of seminary supporters also met at the Wake Forest, N.C., campus. Read More

  • Southeastern aiding Cuban convention's momentum

    by Lauren Pratt, posted Monday, April 09, 2018 (13 days ago)

    Photo courtesy of Southeastern Seminary
    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- The Cuban church planting movement has been on the move for nearly 30 years as house churches have grown in number and people have come to Christ by the thousands.

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in joining what God is doing through the Eastern Baptist Convention and its Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Santiago through theological training to equip leaders for ministry.

    Southeastern's involvement comes at a "very unique period in Cuba's history," ... Read More

  • FROM THE SEMINARIES: Convocations at MBTS, SEBTS

    by SBC Seminary & BP Staff, posted Monday, January 29, 2018 (2 months ago)

    MBTS photo
    In today's From the Seminaries: Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

    Allen underscores Christ's love for the lost

    By T. Patrick Hudson

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Noting the sense of renewal, excitement and invigoration in the campus community at the beginning of a new semester, President Jason Allen opened Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's spring term with an academic ... Read More

  • Seminary's impact strengthens family's call to serve

    by Lauren Pratt, posted Friday, December 15, 2017 (4 months ago)

    SEBTS photo
    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- As Lesley Hildreth walked across the stage with her daughter, Rachel Hildreth Breniser, at Binkley Chapel on Dec. 8 to receive their degrees, the moment represented not only personal accomplishments but also Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary's influence on the Hildreth family.

    "Southeastern is a key vehicle that has enabled us to serve the Lord better and serve the Lord together," said Scott Hildreth, director of the Center for Great Commission Studies at Southeastern, husband to Lesley and father to Rachel. Read More

  • 'God gave His best to die,' Akin tells SEBTS grads

    by Lauren Pratt, posted Tuesday, December 12, 2017 (4 months ago)

    SEBTS photo
    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- The good news of the Gospel, encapsulated in John 3:16, is to be shared across all nations, Danny Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, noted at SEBTS' Dec. 8 graduation ceremony.

    Dividing the passage into multiple sections, Akin highlighted the unparalleled love of God displayed in John 3:16 in his address to graduates, family and friends of Southeastern Seminary and The College at Southeastern. Read More

  • Sola scriptura cited as Reformation bedrock

    by David Roach, posted Friday, October 27, 2017 (6 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

  • TRUSTEES: Capital campaign tops SEBTS fall meeting agenda

    by Lauren Pratt, posted Friday, October 20, 2017 (6 months ago)

    Photo courtesy of SEBTS
    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- During their Oct. 15-17 meetings, both trustees and supporters of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary were updated on institutional developments -- namely the seminary's capital campaign being launched in the spring of 2018 to enhance the on-campus experience by adding a welcome center and dining hall.

    The campaign is a four-year plan to raise $20.5 million. In addition to these new buildings, plans include renovations for Stealey Hall and the library as well as the addition of a campus center as a primary location for the college. Read More