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European homeschool ruling 'ignores' parents' rightsSTRASBOURG, France (BP) -- A European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling to uphold Germany's homeschool prohibition has been called a matter of concern for "anyone who cares about freedom."
The ECHR, based on Strasbourg, France, ruled Jan. 10 that Dirk and Petra Wunderlich's human rights were not violated when German officials forcibly removed their four children from the family home near Darmstadt, Germany, for three weeks in 2013. At issue was the Wunderlichs' refusal to stop homeschooling. Read More
Man delivers pizzas to pay for wife's master's degreeLOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Jonathan Coaty has put out a lot of dough for his wife's master's degree in Christian education.
Pizza dough, that is.
Coaty took a second job delivering pizzas to cover the cost of tuition for his appreciative wife Jesica, a first-grade teacher at Beth Haven Christian School in Louisville. She is seeking her degree from nearby Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
"My husband is more passionate about Christian education than most Christian educators," Jesica said, fighting back tears as she talked about his sacrifice. "He has invested long hours in my degree. By the time I finish in December, he will have delivered nearly 7,000 pizzas." Read More
In-school newscast's cancelation celebratedNASHVILLE (BP) -- Channel One, the daily TV newscast for schoolchildren that once drew criticism from a Southern Baptist Convention resolution, announced it has ceased its daily broadcasts.
The announcement was greeted with celebration from the conservative group Eagle Forum, which said in a July 11 news release Channel One's 12-minute newscast for "a captive audience" of public school students included commercials that "encouraged materialism" and promoted movies with "inappropriate behavior not condoned by parents." Read More
FROM THE SEMINARIES: New SWBTS online opportunity, ongoing flex-access program and Havard move approved; SWBTS publishing arm releases 2 new books emphasizing evangelismIn today's From the Seminaries: New SWBTS online opportunity, ongoing flex-access program and Havard move approved; SWBTS publishing arm releases 2 new books emphasizing evangelism Read More
SBC seminary presidents relay reports to messengersDALLAS (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
FIRST-PERSON: Seminary or cemetery?
Micah Carter, writing for SBC Seminaries Sunday, recounts that his seminary education "planted and watered and cultivated the seeds of Gospel truth, biblical knowledge, evangelistic fervor, pastoral care and theological rigor." Read More
Southeastern aiding Cuban convention's momentumWAKE 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: SWBTS 'flexible access' enrolls off-site studentsFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Marilyn Maddox wanted to "shore up" her theological studies, but being a wife, mother and fulltime staff member at a Baptist church in Houston, she was unable to relocate to Fort Worth to attend classes at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Fortunately, Southwestern provides an option other than the residential program that fits her particular circumstances: a "flexible access" master's degree. Read More
SBC DIGEST: LifeWay Stores offer Bible study workshops; SBTS' Trentham to lead Christian education profs
In today's SBC Digest: LifeWay Christian Stores to offer nationwide Bible study workshops Jan. 16; John David Trentham of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to lead Society of Professors in Christian Education. Read More
Trump admin. cuts target contraceptive-based sex ed.WASHINGTON (BP) -- Teen pregnancy prevention programs that advocate the use of contraceptives have been notified by the Trump administration their federal funding will be cut by more than $200 million annually.
Ascend, formerly the National Abstinence Education Association, lauded the cuts as appropriate given the "controversial and explicit" nature of some sex education programs used in public schools. Read More