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  • Mentoring initiative nurtures churches & seminarians

    by Gary D. Myers, posted Monday, August 20, 2018 (6 months ago)

    Photo by Chandler McCall
    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Noah Madden chose New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, in part, due to the lostness in the city. After spending his formative years in Canada, Madden wanted to be involved in Gospel witness outside the Bible Belt.

    Madden planned to immerse himself in the city, study at NOBTS and apply the practical aspects of ministry in a local church setting.

    Through a unique residency initiative at Lakeshore Church, Madden not only ... Read More

  • Discipleship: When one man walks alongside another

    by Grace Thornton/Alabama Baptist, posted Friday, April 13, 2018 (10 months ago)

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    BUTLER, Ala. (BP) -- It was late one Saturday night when Terry Long plunged into his darkest hour. He stood alone in a small church in south Alabama, plunging his paintbrush over and over into a can of paint, hoping to change the color of his surroundings.

    In the metaphorical sense, it wasn't working.

    Things still looked bad. Read More

  • Pastor/prof Bill Bennett leaves mentoring legacy

    by Dianna L. Cagle/Biblical Recorder, posted Friday, January 12, 2018 (one year ago)

    WILMINGTON, N.C. (BP) -- William "Bill" L. Bennett Sr., founder of Mentoring Men for the Master (M3), died Thursday (Jan. 11) in Wilmington, N.C. He was 93.

    Many Christian leaders shaped by Bennett's passion for mentoring -- as a pastor and seminary professor -- recounted his influence in their lives.

    "His contribution in Kingdom advance will not stop even though God has chosen to call Bill Bennett to glory," Milton A. Hollifield Jr., executive director-treasurer of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, told the Biblical Recorder, the convention's newsjournal. Read More

  • TRUSTEES: NOBTS enhances mentoring opportunities

    by Gary D. Myers, posted Tuesday, April 21, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary trustees approved a streamlined mentoring initiative and revised the mentoring track of the master of divinity (M.Div.) program during their spring meeting April 15. The board also approved new master of arts degrees in discipleship and pastoral ministry. Read More