Knowledge of Christ is the center of true education, says Mohler at Southern Seminary’s fall convocation

Andrew J.W. Smith — August 29, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — There is no true education when Jesus Christ is not recognized as the center of all learning, said R. Albert Mohler Jr. at his August 29 convocation address for the 2017-2018 academic year at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Preaching from Colossians 1:13-23 in an address titled…

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Pastors encourage attendees to endure trials in church revitalization at summer Alumni Academy

Andrew J.W. Smith — August 17, 2017

Pastors should endure amidst ministry challenges, said leading voices in church revitalization at the summer Alumni Academy, August 3-4 at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Despite the challenges and trials involved in church revitalization, ministers who are turning around congregations should maintain their vision for a healthy, biblically sound local…

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Southern Seminary adds ‘promising young theologian’ to faculty

SBTS Communications — August 11, 2017

A two-time graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is joining its faculty, President R. Albert Mohler Jr. announced this summer, appointing Kyle Claunch as assistant professor of Christian theology. “Kyle Claunch is a bright scholar who has already emerged as one of the most promising young theologians of his…

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Boyce College announces new classical education minor

SBTS Communications — August 8, 2017

With classical education on the rise and virtually no colleges preparing their education students to teach it, Boyce College will provide a minor in classical education, starting in the 2017-2018 academic year. Boyce professors Melissa Tucker and Tyler Flatt are at the forefront of the new program, which will be…

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Boyce College Adds Office of Vocation and Career Development

Andrew J.W. Smith — July 27, 2017

With the daunting search for a career right around the corner, all college students need a resource that encourages them to think about life after their studies. A new office on campus will help students at Boyce College determine their calling, grow in their understanding of vocation, and find a…

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Charles Draper, founding faculty member of Boyce College, dies at 70

SBTS Communications — June 26, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Charles W. Draper, a professor of Boyce College and chair of the school’s department of biblical studies, died from a heart attack during the early hours of Sunday, June 25. He was 70. “Professor Charlie Draper was a cherished member of the Boyce College and Southern…

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Graham School dean named to SBC evangelism task force

SBTS Communications — June 23, 2017

At last week’s meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, Steve Gaines, who is president of the convention, appointed a task force to study how Southern Baptists can be more effective in personal evangelism. Among the appointees is Adam W. Greenway, dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and…

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Boyce College adds Old Testament and biblical counseling professors

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 19, 2017

Boyce College added faculty members in two key areas, R. Albert Mohler Jr. announced today. Joining the college faculty is Old Testament scholar Adam Howell, who will serve as an assistant professor of Old Testament interpretation, and counselor Andrew Rogers joins Boyce as an assistant professor of biblical counseling and…

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Mohler presents two major awards at annual reunion of alumni and friends at the Southern Baptist Convention

SBTS Communications — June 15, 2017

Rick Lance receives E.Y. Mullins Award; Jason K. Allen named alumnus of the year As several hundred alumni and friends gathered in Phoenix June June 13-14 for the Southern Baptist Convention, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. presented two major awards and a report on the seminary…

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SBTS Press releases ‘Essential Reading on Preaching’

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 12, 2017

Published the same year as the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, a new book from SBTS Press focuses on one of its most enduring legacies: the faithful proclamation of the Word of God. Essential Reading on Preaching, released today, encourages and equips pastors toward more fruitful preaching ministries. Drawn…

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