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Jerry Vines enrolls in SWBTS Ph.D. programFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Following more than 60 years of preaching, Jerry Vines has enrolled in the Ph.D. program at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
The prolific preacher, former Southern Baptist Convention president, and frequent speaker at Southwestern's annual preaching conference will begin his studies at the seminary's School of Preaching this fall. Read More
Millennial & bivocational: church's intentional DNABATON ROUGE, La. (BP) -- As both a crew member at Trader Joe's and a minister at Progression Church in Baton Rouge, La., Joe Handy essentially gets to pastor two locations -- his "Trader Joe's campus" and his "Progression Church campus."
At Trader Joe's, a grocery store chain, Handy rubs shoulders with nearly 85 coworkers from a wide range of social, cultural, political and spiritual backgrounds, most of whom have little to no interest in visiting a church. Read More
Archaeologists' discovery supports Bible's Gezer accountTEL GEZER, Israel (BP) -- A discovery of ancient human remains by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary archaeologists has helped confirm Scripture's portrayal of the city of Gezer in southern Israel.
The discovery, unearthed this summer by Southwestern's Tandy Institute of Archaeology, included remains of two adults and a child inside a building that appeared to have been violently destroyed by Egyptians in the 13th century B.C., according to media reports. Because the Egyptians in that period preferred to keep vanquished foes alive, "the heavy destruction suggests the Egyptian pharaoh ... Read More
SBC seminary presidents recap campus highlights
Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention's six seminaries noted growth in ministry, enrollment and financial support in their reports to messengers June 14 at the SBC annual meeting in Phoenix. Read More
Callouses, cows & Christ: Ranchers answer God's callKAYCEE, Wyo. (BP) -- Mark and David Largent are fourth- and fifth-generation ranchers, respectively, in a cow ranching dynasty that began with C.M. Largent Sr.'s first purchase of purebred registered Hereford cattle in 1902.
But their second line of work likely wouldn't have been envisioned by their ranching forebears. Read More
SBC DIGEST: SBTS names new VPs; SWBTS workshop set for Phoenix; NEBC holds 2nd commencement; UMobile adopts new tradition
In today's SBC DIGEST: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary names two senior vice presidents; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary text-driven preaching workshop set for Phoenix; Northeastern Baptist College holds its second commencement; University of Mobile adopts new Great Commission Globe tradition. Read More
Make eternal investment, Patterson tells SWBTS grads
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson exhorts 220 college, master's and doctoral graduates to invest in what is eternal. Read More
SWBTS to house martyred doctor Bill Wallace's papersFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Southern Baptist medical missionary and martyr Bill Wallace suffered profoundly in his last weeks on earth, but he had long been prepared. "There is no sacrifice in all the world too great for a man to make for the Lord Jesus Christ," he wrote in an emotional letter shared with his home congregation just before he left for his fateful mission to China in 1935.
Now, Wallace's farewell message and many other papers from his life will be on display in Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's new Mathena Hall along with his previously acquired portrait. Read More
SWBTS apologizes for Twitter photo
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has "deeply" apologized for a photograph posted by faculty members on social media featuring some of the seminary's preaching professors dressed as hip hop artists. Read More
TRUSTEES: SWBTS' college named for L.R. ScarboroughFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's trustees received reports on the renaming of the College at Southwestern and the establishment of the Patterson Center for Global Theological Innovation during their April 11-12 meeting at the Fort Worth, Texas, campus.
Trustees also approved promotions for eight faculty members and the election of seven others along with a $36,833,962 budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Read More