Boyce College student says he forgives attacker who stabbed him during pizza delivery

S. Craig Sanders — May 6, 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect the fact that Josh Lewis remains hospitalized. After initially discharging Lewis, his doctors decided to rescind the order and keep him for one additional night of observation, Terri Lewis told Southern Seminary News at 5:15 p.m. A Boyce College student who was…

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Southern Seminary student ministers behind the scenes at Churchill Downs

Andrew J.W. Smith — April 29, 2015

As a chaplain, Chris Wong is used to talking to people he’s never met. As a chaplain at Churchill Downs, sometimes that gets you on TV. After last year’s Kentucky Derby, Wong struck up a conversation with a woman on the grounds. That woman turned out to be the wife…

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Record participation ignites Southern Seminary’s third annual 1937 Project

RuthAnne Irvin — April 28, 2015

More than 300 students, faculty, and staff from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary went beyond the classroom to serve the city of Louisville in the third annual 1937 Project, April 18. The service project, which is part of Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s Give A Day week of service, commemorates the…

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Statement by R. Albert Mohler Jr. on Northland matter

R. Albert Mohler Jr. — April 24, 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Board of Trustees of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary voted unanimously on April 21 to revoke its prior acceptance and decline the gift of the Northland International University campus in Dunbar, Wisconsin, as well as to decline to establish an extension campus of Boyce College, the seminary’s…

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KBC president urges delivery of gospel at Southern Seminary chapel

Charissa Crotts — April 23, 2015

An unfaithful mailman hid bags and bags of mail in his garage before he was caught. The mountain of college acceptance letters, uncashed checks, and other pieces of mail took three mail trucks to haul away. This “poor reflection of a mailman” is analogous to Christians who do not deliver…

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20 years after Southern Seminary’s redirection, Henry speaks about trusting God in storms

Charissa Crotts — April 22, 2015

On the 20th anniversary of a pivotal moment in the history of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, trustee and Southern Baptist statesman Jim Henry asserted that Jesus reigns in the midst of life’s storms. In his opening remarks for the April 21 chapel service during the institution’s trustee meeting, Southern…

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Southern Seminary trustees elect new faculty, celebrate historic enrollment

James A. Smith Sr. — April 22, 2015

Trustees of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary elected two new faculty members and received President R. Albert Mohler Jr.’s report summarizing historic student enrollment metrics during the board’s April 20-21 meeting. In the harmonious meeting held on the seminary’s Louisville, Kentucky, campus, trustees unanimously approved all recommendations. Elected to the…

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Southern Seminary online learning staff honored

Paul Baity — April 21, 2015

The Online Learning Consortium, one of the most prestigious online learning organizations in higher education, recently recognized The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s online learning department for its innovation in language learning. “The Global Campus at Southern Seminary provides training for God-called ministers around the world that is educationally equivalent to…

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TGC 2015: Southern Seminary panel discusses eschatology and pastoral ministry

S. Craig Sanders — April 21, 2015

A biblical view of eschatology shapes faithful ministry in the present, said panelists during an April 14 event hosted by The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary at The Gospel Coalition National Conference, held April 13-15 in Orlando. “In my lifetime, eschatology has gone from an argument to a debate to a…

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Mohler notes 5 keys to Christian leadership at TGC Spanish Pre-Conference

S. Craig Sanders — April 21, 2015

Calling, covenant, courage, conviction, and character are the marks of Christian leadership in the 21st century, said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in an April 13 message at the first ever Spanish pre-conference for The Gospel Coalition National Conference in Orlando. “As we follow…

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