Students expressed confidence in God, hope for future missions in Iraq

Bryan Cribb — March 20, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky.(BP)–As war commences in the Middle East, students at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary are expressing confidence in God’s providence and hope for future missions efforts in Iraq. In interviews following chapel services at the Louisville, Ky., seminary March 20, several students said they were praying with assurance that…

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Southern Seminary prays world will look to Christ amid war

Jeff Robinson — March 20, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) – Even as war heats up in Iraq, Christians must continue to look to Christ and pray that God will bring eternal peace to the hearts of the Iraqi people, a professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary said this morning. During Southern Seminary’s regular Thursday chapel service,…

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Traditional hymns & contemporary tunes could cool worship wars, minister says

Michael Foust — March 19, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–College minister Kevin Twit thinks he has a solution to what many call the “worship wars.” Instead of arguing over traditional versus contemporary styles, Twit combines both and comes up with a new twist: A traditional hymn set to contemporary music — guitars and drums included. Twit says…

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Man on island needs a missionary, Southern prof tells collegians

Jeff Robinson — March 17, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–If a man spends his entire life alone on a desert island and is saved because he never heard the gospel, then Christians should stop missions and evangelism so the whole world will eventually be saved, a professor at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary said. In addressing the…

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Old & New Testaments unified on saving faith, Block says

Jeff Robinson — March 17, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Persons were saved during Old Testament times by the same means as those in the New Testament — by grace through faith in Jesus Christ — a professor at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary told a group of college students. Daniel Block, professor of Old Testament interpretation at…

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Conference teaches collegians to defend the gospel’s exclusivity

David Roach — March 17, 2003

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Focusing on the question “Is Jesus the only way?” more than 1,000 college students converged on Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for a “Give Me An Answer Collegiate Conference.” Students from as far north as Minnesota, as far south as Georgia and as far west as Oklahoma returned to…

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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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