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Mohler, Thomas debate the role of faith in American politics at “God and Politics”

Andrew J.W. Smith — April 27, 2016

Christians should be involved in the political process but remember their ultimate hope lies beyond any office or vote, said evangelical thinkers R. Albert Mohler Jr. and Cal Thomas at the April 25 “God and Politics” event at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mohler, president of Southern Seminary, and Thomas,…

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After finding God in Gitmo, Army vet reunites with military chaplain for T4G

S. Craig Sanders — April 21, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Nearly two years after his military chaplain baptized him in one of the world’s most spiritually dark places, Illinois police officer and Army veteran Scott Carter reunited with Southern Seminary alumnus Raymond Lowdermilk at the April 12-14 Together for the Gospel biennial conference for what he…

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Hope in God fights fear of man, says Trillia Newbell at Equip

Annie Corser — April 20, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — The best way to fight fear is gaining a greater understanding and awe of God, said author Trillia Newbell at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Equip seminar for women in ministry, April 2. “We have a savior who relates to our suffering,” said Newbell, director of…

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Southern Seminary trustees approve historic budget, elect faculty

S. Craig Sanders — April 20, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Trustees of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary unanimously approved all recommendations in the board’s April 18 meeting, which included the election of two faculty members, the budget for the 2016-17 academic year, and a $14-million renovation plan for Fuller Hall. In a historic measure, trustees approved…

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Evangelical leaders esteem Reformation heritage at T4G

Andrew J.W. Smith — April 18, 2016

The legacy of the Protestant Reformation must endure in the doctrine and ministry of the church, evangelical leaders said at the 2016 Together for the Gospel conference in Louisville, Kentucky, April 12-14. Nearly 500 years after Martin Luther ignited the Protestant Reformation in 1517, 10,000 attendees from 43 different countries…

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New ‘Southern Seminary Magazine’ features print redesign, innovative online version

SBTS Communications — April 12, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — The spring issue of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s alumni magazine, which released today, marks a prominent transition for the publication, featuring expanded content on faculty and alumni while offering an innovative online version, leaders said. Southern Seminary Magazine has also changed its release schedule from…

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SBTS Press releases ‘More Faithful Service’ ministry workbook

Annie Corser — April 12, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Evangelical leaders, professors, and pastors emphasize the importance of faithfulness in a new ministry workbook released by SBTS Press, a publishing imprint of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In More Faithful Service, which released today, Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. highlighted the importance of…

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Southern Seminary’s Hispanic program adds new professors, reduces online costs

SBTS Communications — April 11, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — The addition of two influential Latino pastors to the faculty and significant discounts for online Hispanic students are key elements of a new initiative at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary designed to serve more effectively those called to ministry in the Spanish-speaking world. SPANISH VERSION AVAILABLE…

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Southern Seminary to serve Louisville in fourth annual 1937 Project

SBTS Communications — April 6, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will participate in Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s Give A Day Week of service with the fourth annual 1937 Project, April 23. The mayor’s office said the outreach, which honors the seminary’s role in helping the city recover from the 1937 Great…

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Great Commission Summit: Engage Muslims with ‘gospel love’

Andrew J.W. Smith and S. Craig Sanders — April 4, 2016

In order to fulfill the Great Commission, the church must learn how to teach and make disciples of the 1.6 million Muslims around the world, doing away with cultural fear and embracing them with gospel love, said Southern Baptist leaders during the Great Commission Summit at The Southern Baptist Theological…

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