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'Remarkable' number of women reported at SBC seminariesNASHVILLE (BP) -- "A remarkable number of young women" are enrolling at Southern Baptist Convention seminaries, according to a report delivered this week to the SBC Executive Committee.
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson, in reporting to the EC Sept. 18, said female SBC seminary graduates are helping to fulfill a need in churches for "strong female Bible teachers." He attributed the increased number of female students in part to the publication of high-quality theological resources for women by LifeWay Christian Resources. Read More
SBC seminaries healthy, face M.Div. challengeNASHVILLE (BP) -- When it comes to training pastors, Southern Baptist Convention seminaries compare favorably with North American seminaries generally, according to a comparative data analysis by Baptist Press.
Still, a slight shift of students away from the master of divinity -- the basic pastoral training degree -- and toward less rigorous master of arts degrees focused on general theological studies parallels a trend nationally at seminaries and other graduate schools of theology. Read More
Seminaries honor alumni, share highlights
ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Alumni awards, reflections on missions and reports of progress in seminary education were highlighted June 15 during luncheons for alumni and friends of Southern Baptist seminaries during the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in St. Louis. Read More
SBC seminary presidents recap campus highlights
ST. LOUIS (BP) –- Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention's six seminaries noted growth in ministry, enrollment and financial support in their reports to messengers June 15 at the SBC annual meeting in St. Louis. Read More
Seminaries to greet alumni, friends in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Alumni and friends of Southern Baptists' six seminaries will gather Wednesday, June 15, in St. Louis to hear updates from the campuses and renew friendships with classmates and seminary faculty and staff. Read More
Seminaries convey highlights to alumni & friends
COLUMBUS (BP) -- Alumni awards, reflections on missions and U.S. culture and reports of progress in seminary education highlighted June 17 during luncheons for alumni and friends of Southern Baptist seminaries at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio. Read More
Key advances reported by SBC seminariesCOLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) –- Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention's seminaries noted key initiatives as well as enrollment gains in their reports to messengers June 16 at the SBC annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio.
This year, all six seminary presidents presented their reports jointly. After the report, each president introduced the next and prayed over him. Read More
SCOTUS marriage decision could threaten seminaries
WASHINGTON (BP) -- Southern Baptist seminary leaders are among those expressing concern at the U.S. solicitor general's admission that nationwide legalization of gay marriage could lead to the removal of tax-exempt status from religious institutions that stand for traditional marriage.
Also expressing concern are the National Religious Broadcasters and the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Equipping the next generation
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) -- Over 18,000 students are currently enrolled in our six Southern Baptist seminaries. This is the largest number of pastors, missionaries and scholars we have ever equipped at one time and is a great praise to our God.
Due to the conservative resurgence in the Southern Baptist Convention by courageous men and women of God, our six seminaries are now anchored in a deep belief in the infallibility and inerrancy of Holy Scripture. Read More