America will eventually face its holocaust of abortion, Mohler says

Michael Foust — March 13, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Toward the end of World War II, with Germany defeated and the Holocaust exposed, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower did something some of his advisors failed to understand — he brought ordinary German citizens into the Jewish torture chambers, showing them what they had allowed. A similar day is…

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Influential leaders from years past draw seminary journal’s spotlight

Jeff Robinson — March 11, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Christians need to hear the voices of Christian history in order to be built up in the faith and to learn about major errors that must be avoided, writers in the winter edition of The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology contend. The journal, a publication of Southern Baptist…

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Missionary couple in Philippines were Southern’s first ‘2 Plus 2’ enrollees

Jeff Robinson — March 5, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Mark Terry has never lost contact with Mark and Barbara Stevens during the couple’s three years as missionaries to the Philippines. Terry, professor of Christian missions and evangelism at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, taught the Stevenses during their years on campus in Louisville, Ky., and keeps abreast of…

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Trio faces rain, fog, snow in search for ‘villages not on the map’

Michael Foust — March 4, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The old joke about the small town that’s “not on the map” took on new meaning for three Southern Baptist Theological Seminary students in January. Knowing little of the language and even less about the region, they spent two weeks exploring an Asian country*, specifically looking for…

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Church must speak louder in abortion debate, panelists say

Michael Foust — February 18, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–The future of the pro-life movement in America rests on Christian pastors and leaders courageously confronting the issue of abortion, a group of pro-lifers agreed in a panel discussion at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Two Southern Baptist leaders joined a pro-life Presbyterian activist and a former United States…

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Momentum: Pro-life panel discusses continued advances for the unborn

Michael Foust — February 18, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Momentum is on the side of the pro-life movement in America, but much work needs to be done, a group of pro-lifers agreed during a discussion at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary on the future of the pro-life movement. They pointed to polls showing that youth are more pro-life…

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America’s spiritual state ‘confused,’ Mohler tells Focus on the Family

Michael Foust — February 10, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Shortly after President Bush delivered his State of the Union speech Jan. 28, Focus on the Family caught up with R. Albert Mohler Jr. and asked him to address a matter of even greater importance — the “spiritual state of the union.” The interview with the Southern Baptist…

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Mohler: Humble messengers needed for a bold message

Michael Foust — February 5, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–The world needs more Christians who will humbly stand up for biblical truth and courageously confront the issues of the day, R. Albert Mohler Jr. said Jan. 28. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary president, speaking at spring convocation, said Christians should follow the apostle Paul’s example as found…

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What about ‘the man on the island’?

Jeff Robinson — January 31, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–If a man is stranded alone on an island from infancy until death and never hears the gospel of Jesus Christ, where will he spend eternity? Do the trees and rocks provide the man with enough evidence to point him savingly to Christ’s atoning death? Or will he…

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New Southern Seminary women’s director seeks to encourage, affirm students

Jeff Robinson — January 30, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Heather King thought God had called her to overcome her “fear factor” long before the concept of reality television was ever conceived. As a high schooler in Dallas, the now-32-year-old King knew she was called by God to minister for his Kingdom. Her assumption, however, was that God…

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