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  • SBC seminary presidents relay reports to messengers

    by SBC Seminary Staff, posted Thursday, June 14, 2018 (4 months ago)

    Photo by Van Payne
    DALLAS (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?

    by Micah Carter, posted Friday, April 20, 2018 (6 months ago)

    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 momentum

    by Lauren Pratt, posted Monday, April 09, 2018 (6 months 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: SWBTS 'flexible access' enrolls off-site students

    by Alex Sibley, posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018 (7 months ago)

    FORT 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

  • Reaching the world through theological education

    by Alex Sibley, posted Tuesday, January 10, 2017 (one year ago)

    Photo by Adam Covington/SWBTS
    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Fewer than 10 years ago, the Baptist seminary in Guatemala City was on the verge of closing its doors.

    Its library bookshelves were nearly bare; its only technological resources were decades-old computers; and its roof had decayed to the point that classes could not be held when it rained lest students become drenched by the impertinent dripping.

    Beyond that, the seminary's reach was limited, leaving would-be ministers who lived far from campus with no option but to fend for themselves. Read More