The spiritual health of elders affects the spiritual health of the church, says Ziafat at SBTS chapel

RuthAnne Irvin — November 15, 2017

Ministers of the gospel must prepare their own souls for the good of their congregations, Afshin Ziafat said yesterday in Southern Seminary’s chapel service. The goal of an elder is to preach God’s Word, encouraging believers to follow Christ in all things, he said. “What is truly profitable is to…

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More than 300 Boyce College students network with local businesses at inaugural Career and Internship Expo

RuthAnne Irvin — November 10, 2017

More than 300 students attended Boyce College’s first-ever Career and Internship Expo, doubling the organizers’ expectations. The Nov. 8 event, an initiative by the college’s new Office of Vocation and Career Development, allowed students to network with local ministries, businesses, and non-profit organizations. Boyce College is the undergraduate school of…

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Southern Seminary gathers pastors and theologians for a conference about the legacy and importance of the Reformation

SBTS Communications — November 6, 2017

“Where this gospel is not preached there is no church,” said R. Albert Mohler Jr. But, “where this gospel is preached there is a church.” Preaching on the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing of his famous 95 Theses to the castle church door, Mohler addressed a full Alumni Chapel…

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Southern Seminary hosts Greek scholar Bill Mounce for a panel discussion about the importance of Bible translation.

Mackenzie Miller — November 2, 2017

On its 500th anniversary, the Reformation serves as a reminder that Bible translation is embedded in the history of Christianity and the heritage of Protestantism. Hosted by the 1892 Club, Bill Mounce, Greek scholar and president and founder of, along with panel members, Brian J. Vickers, Jonathan T. Pennington,…

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Southern Seminary publishes collection of Reformation-era writing

Grant Mitchell — October 31, 2017

SBTS Press today released Here We Stand: Enduring Truth and the Reformation of the Church, a collection of significant writings from the Protestant Reformation. Edited by Michael A.G. Haykin, professor of church history and biblical spirituality at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the volume is a celebration of the 500th…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Albert Mohler to Host Conference Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Oct. 31 at Southern Seminary

SBTS Communications — October 30, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is hosting a conference celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Southern Seminary’s Alumni Memorial Chapel. The conference, titled Here We Stand, will feature numerous evangelical pastors and scholars on the…

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Lean on God’s strength, says H.B. Charles during SBTS Heritage Week chapel

Grant Mitchell — October 12, 2017

God’s strength is real, and he provides it to those who need it, said trustee and pastor H.B. Charles during an October 10 chapel message during Heritage Week at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “God’s strength is real, available, and sufficient. One who follows Jesus truly has ambidextrous faith,” said…

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Southern Seminary trustees vote to adopt ‘The Nashville Statement’ as an official confessional document

Andrew J.W. Smith — October 10, 2017

The Board of Trustees of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary unanimously approved a recommendation to adopt “The Nashville Statement” as an official part of the school’s confessional documents yesterday during its fall meeting. The Board also responded to two additional motions, heard financial reports, and celebrated record student enrollment from…

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Scroggins encourages students to serve where they are at SBTS chapel

SBTS Communications — October 3, 2017

Service in the local church renews students as they prepare for full-time ministry, said Jimmy Scroggins in his Sept. 28 chapel address at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Scroggins, lead pastor of the Family Church in West Palm Beach, Florida, two-time graduate of Southern Seminary, and former dean of Boyce…

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Billy Graham School creates apologetics program, Blount appointed chair

Andrew J.W. Smith — September 13, 2017

Academic institutions have long paired apologetics with classical disciplines like philosophy and history, but the defense of the Christian faith requires the apologist to prove not only why Christianity is true, but also why it should be believed. The goal of Christian apologetics should not merely be the assent of…

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