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Mohler responds to Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision

SBTS Communications — June 26, 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a statement from R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States concerning same-sex marriage: Everything has changed and nothing has changed. The Supreme Court’s decision today is a central assault upon…

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Douglas Blount to join SBTS faculty July 1 as philosophy professor

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 25, 2015

Douglas K. Blount will join the faculty of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary as professor of Christian philosophy and ethics July 1. The Board of Trustees unanimously elected Blount at their April 20-21 meeting. President R. Albert Mohler Jr. told trustees Blount is a “spectacular” addition to the faculty. Before…

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Southern Seminary students ‘take ownership’ of mission field at Crossover Columbus

S. Craig Sanders — June 19, 2015

Students from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary took “ownership” of the city of Columbus, Ohio, as their personal mission field during a week-long evangelism class that culminated with the annual Crossover event, June 8-13. Thirty-two students from Southern Seminary and Boyce College initiated nearly 400 gospel conversations that resulted in…

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Southern Seminary staff help students after water main break

Annie Corser — June 19, 2015

Student residents of apartments at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary woke up June 18 to a flooded street and parking lot when a water main break severely damaged several cars and housing units. According to Louisville Water Company officials, the 60-inch water main at Crescent Hill Treatment Plant broke just…

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Mohler responds to Pope Francis’ ‘Laudato Si’

R. Albert Mohler Jr. — June 18, 2015

R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, released today the following statement in response to Pope Francis’encyclical, Laudato Si:

Mohler urges doctrinal fidelity at Southern Seminary’s annual luncheon

S. Craig Sanders — June 17, 2015

Students and alumni of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary can have confidence in the gospel in face of mounting cultural changes because of Christ’s death and resurrection, President R. Albert Mohler Jr. said during the June 17 alumni and friends luncheon. “We have been stripped of the illusion that we’re…

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Chitwood awarded alumnus of the year at annual SBTS luncheon

S. Craig Sanders — June 17, 2015

R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, presented Kentucky Baptist leader Paul Chitwood with the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award at the seminary’s June 17 alumni luncheon during the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in Columbus, Ohio. “In his public life and…

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Mohler: SBC seminaries ‘ground zero’ for cultural response

S. Craig Sanders — June 16, 2015

Southern Baptist seminaries are “ground zero” for how churches respond to the rapid moral shift in American culture, said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in his June 16 report to messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting. “We’re living in a world that’s…

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SBTS Press publishes ‘A Guide to Church Revitalization’

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 15, 2015

Christian leaders and pastors consider the necessity and nature of church revitalization in the 21st century in a new guide book released by SBTS Press, sponsored by the Mathena Center for Church Revitalization of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In A Guide to Church Revitalization, which released today, editor and…

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Southern Seminary alumnus to plant church in Manhattan amid evangelical drought

SBTS Communications — June 15, 2015

When Southern Seminary alumnus Drew Griffin launches Cross Church NYC in the fall of 2015, he hopes for it to be one of the first successful Southern Baptist plants in Manhattan in nearly seven years. He will minister in Yorkville, a neighborhood on the upper east side of Manhattan that…

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