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Conservative Resurgence archives to be housed at new SWBTS centerFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- It has been more than 40 years since the Southern Baptist Convention's "Conservative Resurgence" took root, embracing biblical authority and distancing its entities and seminaries from what had been called a growing presence of liberal ideology.
The libraries and archives of Adrian Rogers, the first SBC president of that era, and James C. Hefley Jr., the primary journalist of that movement, will be preserved as part of the new Baptist Heritage Library at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, along with the collections of Jerry Vines and Paige Patterson. Read More
FROM THE SEMINARIES: Convocation at SWBTS; new SBTS communications VPPatterson, 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
Patterson to SWBTS grads: Minus God, you'll failFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Another graduating class from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's Fort Worth and Houston campuses was commissioned to "preach the Word" and "reach the world" during the seminary's fall commencement service, Dec. 15.
In his commencement address to the 245 college, master's and doctoral graduates, President Paige Patterson charged each individual entering the ministry to be devout in his walk with God. Read More
SWBTS cuts staff due to health care, utility costsFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Escalating health care costs, increased expenses for utilities and other higher education costs have prompted personnel cuts at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
Initial adjustments to operations were not sufficient to stay within the $36.8 million 2017-2018 fiscal year budget set by the seminary's trustees last spring, according to a Nov. 7 news release by Charles Patrick Jr., vice president for strategic initiatives and communications. Read More
Reformation insights highlighted by seminary profsNASHVILLE (BP) -- As the world commemorates the Protestant Reformation's 500th anniversary, Southern Baptist Convention seminary professors have highlighted what they say are among the most important Reformation insights for followers of Jesus today.
'Great theological truths'
Malcolm Yarnell of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary said "the great theological truths of the Reformation" can be summarized under three main headings: sola scriptura (a Latin phrase meaning "by Scripture alone"), "justification by grace through faith" and "the priesthood of all believers." Read More
TRUSTEES: SWBTS community dedicates building, exhibitsFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Dedication of the new Mathena Hall at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary -- with its Martyrs' Walk and Lottie Moon exhibit -- highlighted three days of trustee sessions at the Fort Worth, Texas, campus.
Trustees and the seminary community gathered Oct. 18 for the ribbon-cutting ceremonies.
During the trustees' Oct. 16-18 sessions, Travis Trawick was elected vice president for institutional advancement and four professors were elevated to new faculty ranks. Read More
FROM THE SEMINARIES: SBTS to strengthen apologetics focus; SWBTS family leads teen to faith in Christ
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
'Remarkable' number of women reported at SBC seminariesNASHVILLE (BP) -- "A remarkable number of young women" are enrolling at Southern Baptist Convention seminaries, according to a report delivered this week to the SBC Executive Committee.
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson, in reporting to the EC Sept. 18, said female SBC seminary graduates are helping to fulfill a need in churches for "strong female Bible teachers." He attributed the increased number of female students in part to the publication of high-quality theological resources for women by LifeWay Christian Resources. Read More
Seminary Reformation tours leave pastors inspiredWITTENBERG, 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
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