Chitwood awarded alumnus of the year at annual SBTS luncheon

S. Craig Sanders — June 17, 2015

R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, presented Kentucky Baptist leader Paul Chitwood with the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award at the seminary’s June 17 alumni luncheon during the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in Columbus, Ohio. “In his public life and…

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Mohler: SBC seminaries ‘ground zero’ for cultural response

S. Craig Sanders — June 16, 2015

Southern Baptist seminaries are “ground zero” for how churches respond to the rapid moral shift in American culture, said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in his June 16 report to messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting. “We’re living in a world that’s…

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SBTS Press publishes ‘A Guide to Church Revitalization’

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 15, 2015

Christian leaders and pastors consider the necessity and nature of church revitalization in the 21st century in a new guide book released by SBTS Press, sponsored by the Mathena Center for Church Revitalization of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In A Guide to Church Revitalization, which released today, editor and…

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Southern Seminary alumnus to plant church in Manhattan amid evangelical drought

SBTS Communications — June 15, 2015

When Southern Seminary alumnus Drew Griffin launches Cross Church NYC in the fall of 2015, he hopes for it to be one of the first successful Southern Baptist plants in Manhattan in nearly seven years. He will minister in Yorkville, a neighborhood on the upper east side of Manhattan that…

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Bosch named to lead Boyce College business administration program

Annie Corser — June 10, 2015

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary recently named David Bosch as the new business administration professor for Boyce College. Dan DeWitt, dean of Boyce College, expressed excitement for Bosch’s hire. “We are thrilled to announce Dr. David Bosch as our newest faculty member at Boyce College, and as the director of…

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Jeremy Westbrook: Covenant community a living hope in nominalist Marysville

S. Craig Sanders — June 10, 2015

When Jeremy Westbrook sensed the call to plant a church in Central Ohio, he didn’t know exactly where the Lord was calling him. When Dublin Baptist Church in Dublin, Ohio, wanted to plant a church in nearby Marysville, they didn’t know who to call. When a missions director connected Westbrook to…

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A missionary in the heart of Mormonism

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 9, 2015

When Travis Kerns was a child, a certain commercial kept popping up on his parents’ television. A man is riding his bike along the road when a Jeep speeds by and sends a cascade of water all over him. Drenched from head to toe, the cyclist catches up to the driver,…

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From hardship to harvest: A modern-day Book of Acts in Africa

S. Craig Sanders — June 8, 2015

We can’t tell you his name because of what he is doing. We can’t tell you his location because of what is happening. But a third-generation missionary has been used by God to spark a revival of apostolic proportions in his African homeland. For the first time, he is sharing his…

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Southern Seminary leaders to participate in key events at SBC Annual Meeting in Columbus

SBTS Communications — June 4, 2015

President R. Albert Mohler Jr. and other faculty of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will participate in or host six scheduled events at the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting and related gatherings in Columbus, Ohio, June 16-17, including a panel on same-sex marriage with SBC President Ronnie Floyd. During…

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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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