Boyce College adds men’s soccer program for 2015 season

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 3, 2015

Boyce College is adding soccer to its slate of sports, according to its athletic department in a recent announcement. A men’s soccer program will begin competition in Fall 2015 in the Mid-East region of NCCAA Division II. Along with men’s basketball, it will be the second sport offered to students at…

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EPA honors ‘Southern Seminary Magazine’

Paul Baity — June 3, 2015

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s quarterly magazine recently received three awards from the Evangelical Press Association at its 2015 annual convention in Denver, Colorado, April 8-10. “The Communications team is committed to serving readers of the Southern Seminary Magazine with excellence,” said Steve Watters, vice president for communications at the…

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Southern Seminary librarian honored for lifetime of service

Charissa Crotts — June 2, 2015

The Association of Librarians and Archivists for Baptist Institutions recently honored a librarian at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary who retired after 45 years at the institution. Martha Powell, director of technical services at the seminary’s James P. Boyce Centennial Library, received the Betty Hurtt Meritorious Service Award during the…

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Southern Seminary receives technology grant from Keesee Educational Fund

Paul Baity and Andrew J.W. Smith — June 1, 2015

The Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund awarded a grant of $198,000 to The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for upgrading the technology and furnishings of 10 classrooms, as well as two classrooms in the James P. Boyce Centennial Library, Crismon Hall, and the Mullins Room. “We are very thankful for the…

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Doxology, Boyce Vocal Band release new albums

Mackenzie Miller — June 1, 2015

Two biblical worship groups at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary recently released albums to minister to a wider audience than the seminary community. The vocal ensemble Doxology released its second album, O Great Redeemer, in April. The album contains six a cappella pieces, including the modern “Sing, Sing, Sing” and…

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Race issues fundamental to Christian witness, says Southern Seminary professor in televised program

Andrew J.W. Smith — May 27, 2015

The biblical story can speak to racial tensions in the modern world because such issues are critical to the gospel, said Jarvis J. Williams, associate professor of New Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on the regionally televised “Connections” program hosted by Renee Shaw on Kentucky Educational Television….

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Vogel retires after 12 years of faithful service to Southern Seminary

Mackenzie Miller and Annie Corser — May 27, 2015

Veteran preaching professor Robert Vogel enters retirement after 12 years of faithful service to The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and 37 years of teaching in the classroom. Faculty and administrators gathered to celebrate Vogel’s retirement from Southern Seminary on May 12. Attendees included Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr.,…

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Southern Seminary student leads relief work in native Nepal

Andrew J.W. Smith — May 21, 2015

When N.D. Lama first heard about the earthquake that struck his home country of Nepal in April, he immediately started thinking of ways he could help. Lama, an M.A. student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and pastor of Asha Church in Louisville, teamed up with some of his friends…

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Mohler receives Meese religious liberty award

James A. Smith Sr. — May 18, 2015

For his “significant efforts in publicly promoting and defending religious liberty,” R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, received the 2015 Edwin Meese III Originalism and Religious Liberty Award from the Alliance Defending Freedom, May 15. “This award is presented to those who clearly demonstrate through…

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Ministers called to serve ‘children of light,’ Mohler says at Southern Seminary commencement

S. Craig Sanders — May 14, 2015

God calls ministers of the gospel to affirm the church and serve its members faithfully, said President R. Albert Mohler Jr. in his May 14 commencement address to 2015 graduates of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. During commencement exercises on the seminary lawn, 297 master’s and doctorate students received their…

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