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Charles Draper, founding faculty member of Boyce College, dies at 70

SBTS Communications — June 26, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Charles W. Draper, a professor of Boyce College and chair of the school’s department of biblical studies, died from a heart attack during the early hours of Sunday, June 25. He was 70. “Professor Charlie Draper was a cherished member of the Boyce College and Southern…

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Graham School dean named to SBC evangelism task force

SBTS Communications — June 23, 2017

At last week’s meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, Steve Gaines, who is president of the convention, appointed a task force to study how Southern Baptists can be more effective in personal evangelism. Among the appointees is Adam W. Greenway, dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and…

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Boyce College adds Old Testament and biblical counseling professors

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 19, 2017

Boyce College added faculty members in two key areas, R. Albert Mohler Jr. announced today. Joining the college faculty is Old Testament scholar Adam Howell, who will serve as an assistant professor of Old Testament interpretation, and counselor Andrew Rogers joins Boyce as an assistant professor of biblical counseling and…

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Mohler presents two major awards at annual reunion of alumni and friends at the Southern Baptist Convention

SBTS Communications — June 15, 2017

Rick Lance receives E.Y. Mullins Award; Jason K. Allen named alumnus of the year As several hundred alumni and friends gathered in Phoenix June June 13-14 for the Southern Baptist Convention, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. presented two major awards and a report on the seminary…

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SBTS Press releases ‘Essential Reading on Preaching’

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 12, 2017

Published the same year as the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, a new book from SBTS Press focuses on one of its most enduring legacies: the faithful proclamation of the Word of God. Essential Reading on Preaching, released today, encourages and equips pastors toward more fruitful preaching ministries. Drawn…

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Wilsey and Wittman to join Southern Seminary faculty

Zachary Ball — May 24, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — A renowned church historian with expertise in foundational American ideas and a medieval theology scholar will be joining the faculty at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. John David Wilsey and Tyler R. Wittman will begin their professorships in the fall semester. “John Wilsey is a wonderful…

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Parker, Hall appointed as senior VPs at Southern Seminary

SBTS Communications — May 22, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — President R. Albert Mohler Jr. announced the appointment of two senior vice presidents at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, installing Craig Parker as senior vice president of institutional administration and Matthew J. Hall in a newly created role as senior vice president for academic strategy. Parker,…

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Mohler to SBTS graduates: Celebrate divine calling as God’s messengers

Andrew J.W. Smith — May 19, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Ministers of the gospel are not partakers in a career, but recipients of a divine calling, said President R. Albert Mohler Jr. in his May 19 commencement address to the 2017 graduates of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. During 219th commencement exercises on the seminary lawn,…

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Piper to Boyce College grads: Embrace life of self-denial

Andrew J.W. Smith — May 15, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — College graduates must reject a life of ease, comfort, and material possessions, and embrace the cross-bearing challenges of the Christian life, said John Piper at the May 12 commencement of Boyce College, the undergraduate school of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Piper, whose daughter Talitha was among…

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SWI Gala reveals ‘eternal fruit’ of Southern Seminary program

Annie Corser — May 11, 2017

Alumni and students gathered to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Seminary Wives Institute at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a May 4 gala. The event featured testimonies from graduates from 1999 to 2017, representing ministries from all over the world. Each testimony revealed the eternal impact of SWI from…

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