Mohler’s 10th anniversary: ‘A man who did not run’

Jeff Robinson — April 29, 2003

In early 1993, Rick White and six other members of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s search committee prayed together in a south Florida hotel room regarding who would succeed the retiring Roy Honeycutt as seminary president. White said God led them all to agree on one name, that of a…

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Iraqi relief controversy a clash of worldviews, Mohler tells TIME

Jeff Robinson — April 17, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) –Conflicting worldviews are at the heart of the controversy surrounding Christian relief efforts in Iraq said R. Albert Mohler Jr. in an interview this week with Time magazine. The national newsmagazine posted the interview with Mohler, president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on its website Wednesday…

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Dembski: Christian worldview begins with creation

Jeff Robinson — April 15, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) – An orthodox Christian worldview must begin with a proper biblical understanding of the doctrine of creation, William Dembski, a well-known author and teacher of intelligent design recently said at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dembski identified four biblical pillars upon which the believer must build a…

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Spiritual journey includes both passion and orthodoxy, Christian psychologist says

David Roach — April 15, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) — The Christian spiritual journey must extend beyond mere doctrinal orthodoxy to passionate faith, said psychologist and author Larry Crabb. The evangelical church has done a good job of developing biblical convictions, but it has failed to demonstrate how those convictions relate to the deepest longings of…

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Urban church planting transforms cities, conference speaker says

David Roach — April 9, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) – Urban church plants have the potential to transform entire cities with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, said Texas-based church planter Jim Herrington. Because of that belief, Herrington left a comfortable position as director of the Union Baptist Association in Houston to plant a church in one…

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Naval chaplain ministers amid war’s individual victories and casualties

Jeff Robinson — April 9, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) – Ron Nordan is not wielding arms on the front lines as American soldiers fight to wrench Iraq from the death-grip of a dictatorial regime. But the U.S. Navy chaplain and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary graduate deals daily with both victories and casualties within the lives of…

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Librarian seeks to make stacks a tool for kingdom of God

David Roach — April 3, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) – The James P. Boyce Centennial Library can be a powerful tool to impact the world for the Kingdom of God, according to Bruce Keisling, librarian at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Keisling, who was named Seminary Librarian in August 2002, says that his ministry is to…

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Sovereignty of God key to joy in turbulent times, minister says

Jeff Robinson — April 3, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky (BP) – The sovereignty of God as presented in the book of Revelation should remind Christians that God is in control of all the events of history, even those that such as warfare that result in suffering, Scottish minister Eric Alexander said recently at The Southern Baptist Theological…

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Worship leader urges balance in contemporary praise and worship

David Roach — April 3, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) – Worship leader Bob Kauflin thinks Christians have reacted too extremely to the contemporary praise and worship movement. Instead of either wholeheartedly embracing praise and worship music or completely rejecting it, Kauflin encourages a middle approach: Appreciate the benefits of contemporary praise and worship, but recognize that…

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Biblical discipleship key to spiritual warfare new book says

David Roach — April 3, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) – At an ever-increasing rate, modern churches are turning their attention to church growth at the expense of strong church foundations—a trend that believers must reverse by teaching their congregations the essence of biblical discipleship, according to a new book by one professor at The Southern Baptist…

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