Southern Seminary’s Giving Days raise $300K, alumni share testimonials

Andrew J.W. Smith — May 8, 2017

Social media testimonials and a community service project comprised the first-ever Giving Days event to raise over $300,000 for The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, April 20-23. The weekend gave students, alumni, donors, and faculty the opportunity to tell their stories, support the institution financially, and serve the community of Louisville….

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West Louisville pastor receives Francisco Preaching Award at SBTS

Zachary Ball — May 4, 2017

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — The comfort of Scripture and promises of God are necessary to sustain pastors through the trials of ministry, said Larry Sykes Jr., Clyde T. Francisco Preaching Award recipient, during an April 27 chapel service at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “The difficulties you may face…

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Gov. Bevin appoints Dumas to overhaul Kentucky’s adoption and foster care system

Colby Adams — May 3, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin announced May 3 the appointment of Daniel S. Dumas, senior vice president for institutional administration at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, to lead a transformation of the state’s adoption and foster care system, effective June 19. “There is no reason a child…

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1937 Project volunteers provide hope and gospel conversations

Annie Corser — April 28, 2017

Despite inclement weather, 400 volunteers from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Boyce College participated in the fifth annual 1937 Project, April 22. The event commemorates the school’s relief efforts in the Great Flood of 1937, when the Ohio River rose to more than 50 feet, creating one of the…

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‘Step out of your comfort zones’ for foster care, Glenna Bevin tells SBTS Woman’s Auxiliary

Charissa Crotts — April 27, 2017

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Kentucky First Lady Glenna Bevin urged 300 attendees during an April 24 Woman’s Auxiliary luncheon at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to step out of their comfort zones and get involved with foster care and adoption. Glenna and her husband, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, have…

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Don’t compromise the gospel in social cooperation, says Mohler at TGC workshop

Andrew J.W. Smith — April 13, 2017

Evangelical Christians must not compromise the gospel when cooperating with Catholics on social and political matters, said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, at The Gospel Coalition National Conference on the Protestant Reformation. Evangelicals partnering with other groups in shared matters of social concern is…

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Gaines calls for prayer to be ‘priority’ of Southern Baptists at SBTS chapel

Annie Corser — April 12, 2017

Southern Baptists should prioritize prayer for unity and evangelism, said Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s April 11 chapel service. “I’m praying that the priority of the Southern Baptist Convention [is] that we will become literally a house of prayer. I’m praying that when…

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Southern Seminary trustees install Gaines to visiting professorship, elect 3 faculty

Andrew J.W. Smith — April 11, 2017

Trustees of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary unanimously approved all recommendations in the board’s April 10 meeting, including the installation of Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines to a visiting professorship honoring former SBC President Herschel H. Hobbs. The board also approved an expanded budget for the 2017-2018 academic year…

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Students reminded to be ‘salt and light’ at Renown Conference

Charissa Crotts — April 6, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Young Christians are called to be “salt and light” and share the gospel where God has placed them, said Southern Baptist leaders during Boyce College’s Renown Conference, March 17-18. “You don’t have to have a Bible college or seminary degree to get this understanding that Jesus…

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Cooperative giving advances the gospel, Richards says at SBTS chapel

Annie Corser — March 21, 2017

Southern Baptists need to unite in order “to advance the kingdom of God together for God’s glory,” said Texas Baptist leader Jim Richards during The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s March 21 chapel service. “What we have [as churches in the Southern Baptist Convention] is definitely much more in common than…

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