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  • World Series: Mets' Murphy seeks to honor Christ

    by Tim Ellsworth, posted Friday, October 30, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    NEW YORK (BP) -- New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy isn't your prototypical power hitter. The 14 homers he belted during the 2015 regular season were a career high.

    So Murphy's historic postseason power surge has been uncharacteristic. What has been more characteristic is how he has handled himself throughout the hoopla. Read More

  • Jesus myths need correction, Darling writes

    by Tom Strode, posted Monday, August 31, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Even evangelical Christians can believe in a mythical Jesus, and that needs to be corrected, says Daniel Darling.

    "I've seen a tendency among evangelicals, including myself, to create a Jesus in our own image rather than surrendering to the Spirit's work of creating us in Christ's image," Darling told Baptist Press in an email interview. "The Scriptures present one Christ, the Christ of history, the Christ who is. I think chasing down a Jesus who looks just like us ends up with disappointment and disillusionment. The Jesus who is is infinitely better than the Jesus we create." Read More

  • TRUSTEES: Southeastern elects 2 faculty members

    by Ali Dixon, posted Wednesday, April 29, 2015 (3 years ago)

    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary trustees heard reports on the seminary's projected sixth year of record enrollment, elected Jim Shaddix and Stephen Eccher to the faculty and celebrated God's continued provision during their spring meeting. Read More

  • Song of Solomon: a picture of marriage, Christ

    by David Roach, posted Friday, February 13, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- It's probably the most popular love story ever written, but its portrayal of marital intimacy has generated no small amount of controversy.

    Some Jews forbade men from reading it before age 30. John Calvin once had a man expelled from Geneva in part because of the way he interpreted it. And former Seattle pastor Mark Driscoll drew sharp criticism for using it to describe specific sexual acts. Read More

  • Akin tells grads of 'Win-Win Scenario'

    by Ali Dixon, posted Thursday, December 18, 2014 (3 years ago)

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    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and The College at Southeastern celebrated the graduation of 160 students Dec. 12 at the Wake Forest, N.C., campus.

    Daniel Akin, Southeastern's president, spoke on "The Ultimate Win-Win Scenario" in his commencement address. Read More

  • TRUSTEES: SEBTS reports fifth year of record enrollment

    by SEBTS Communications , posted Friday, October 17, 2014 (3 years ago)

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    WAKE FOREST (BP) -- Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary's board of trustees heard reports on the seminary's fifth year of record enrollment, its Kingdom Diversity campaign, and celebrated surpassing its $50 million campaign during their fall meeting. They also honored the seminary's director of planned giving for 25 years of service. Read More