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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Marriage rooted in creation, says Mohler during televised forum

Andrew J.W. Smith — April 17, 2015

The institution of marriage does not come from human or social invention but God’s creation order, said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary during a televised forum on marriage on Cincinnati’s WCPO, April 15. The forum, “The Changing Face of Marriage,” was co-sponsored by Cincinnati’s…

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Mohler to participate in ‘The Changing Face of Marriage’ forum in Cincinnati

James A. Smith Sr. — April 15, 2015

R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is scheduled to appear tonight on “The Changing Face of Marriage” forum on Cincinnati’s WCPO-TV. The forum, co-hosted by Cincinnati’s WCPO 9 On Your Side and Decode DC, will be streamed live beginning at 7 p.m. (EST): www.wcpo.com/marriage.

Reissig encourages women to rediscover God’s good design for womanhood

RuthAnne Irvin — April 13, 2015

Women bear the image of their creator, and are equal with men in value, worth, and purpose, according to author Courtney Reissig in a March 27 event at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “We are [God’s] story to a watching world. It also means that you, as a woman, were…

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Southern Seminary student wins $34K on ‘Jeopardy!’

Charissa Crotts — April 2, 2015

Years of watching “Jeopardy!” and playing trivia games paid off for Jacqueline Hawkins, a student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, when she won $34,101 over two days on the popular game show, which aired March 25-26. “From being a lifelong ‘Jeopardy!’ fan, I always wanted to be on the…

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Daniel Slavich seeks cross-cultural reconciliation in South Florida

Paul Baity — March 31, 2015

When a church is ethnically diverse, it is a preview of the throne room of heaven where every nation and language will be together worshiping the Lamb (Rev 7:9), according to Southern Seminary alumnus Daniel Slavich. “God’s purpose in the gospel is the redemption of a multiethnic church,” Slavich said….

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‘Crush compulsion toward self-exaltation,’ says KBC leader Woods at Southern Seminary

Mackenzie Miller — March 31, 2015

Kentucky Baptist leader Curtis Woods urged Christians to learn “the hard work of heart work” in a message on Psalm 131 at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, March 26. “Psalm 131 is tailored to teach us how to crush our compulsion toward self-exaltation,” said Woods, associate executive director for convention…

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William R. Cromer Jr., longtime Southern Seminary professor, dies at 91

Andrew J.W. Smith — March 31, 2015

William R. Cromer Jr., a retired faculty member with the longest-serving tenure as a Christian education professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, died on March 25 in his Louisville home at the age of 91. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1923, Cromer was committed to Christian education and the…

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Boyce graduate changing lives one sermon and one sandwich at a time

Robert Chapman — March 27, 2015

The restaurant walls are covered with Scripture verses, a Bible and calendar with daily devotions sit on each table. The sign outside the building says Barry’s Cheese Steaks — a restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky — but the employees and managers leaving their stations to pray with customers indicate that you’ll…

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