Youssef implores Southern Seminary students to proclaim Christ to Muslims in first Jenkins Lecture

RuthAnne Irvin — September 4, 2014

Christians must never compromise the exclusivity of Christ when engaging Islam, said Michael A. Youssef in The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s inaugural Jenkins Lecture, Sept. 2. “The challenge for us Bible-believing, orthodox Christians is to be able to articulate the Christian faith lovingly, thoughtfully, most certainly truthfully and fearlessly,” said…

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Southern Seminary panel discusses the ‘darkness of Islam’ and its ‘challenge to the church’

Hayley Schoeppler — September 4, 2014

Students will not be prepared for ministry challenges if they do not leave seminary with “a workable, apologetic, missiological, theological understanding of Islam,” said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in a panel discussion hosted by the school’s Jenkins Center for the Christian Understanding of…

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Hellams named VP, president’s chief of staff at Southern Seminary

James A. Smith Sr. — August 26, 2014

Tom Hellams has been named vice president for denominational relations and chief of staff, Office of the President, at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, President R. Albert Mohler Jr. announced Aug. 19. “I’m very pleased that Tom Hellams is re-joining the Southern Seminary executive team,” Mohler said. “He is a…

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Stinson cautions Southern Seminary students on the gravity of words

Hayley Schoeppler — August 22, 2014

Teachers of the gospel must restrain their tongues, said Randy L. Stinson, provost of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, to students and faculty in Alumni Chapel, Aug. 21. Speaking on the importance of words in life and ministry, Stinson said, “We’re all sinners; we’re all going to stumble with our…

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Mohler emphasizes centrality of theological education in convocation address

RuthAnne Irvin — August 21, 2014

Biblical teaching and theological education that promotes it are essential to the church of the Lord Jesus Christ, said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in an Aug. 19 convocation address. Seminary students are called to steward the gift of education in a way that…

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New home of Boyce College dedicated in grand re-opening of Mullins Complex

Hayley Shoeppler — August 20, 2014

The newly renovated home of Boyce College, the undergraduate school of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, was dedicated Aug. 19 in a ceremony led by President R. Albert Mohler Jr. “This is a day that marks a significant step forward for Southern Seminary and Boyce College and one we celebrate…

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McConnell discusses religious liberty at forum with Mohler, evangelical leaders

S. Craig Sanders — August 15, 2014

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (SBTS) — Evangelical Christians in Kentucky have “a clear choice in the U.S. Senate race” to preserve religious values, said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in an issues forum with Kentucky evangelical leaders, Aug. 14. “Elections have consequences,” said McConnell, describing the challenges facing voters after President…

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Boyce College appoints four new faculty in key academic roles

SBTS Communications — August 14, 2014

Boyce College, the undergraduate school of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, has appointed four new faculty members to play key roles in leading academic programs, including the popular worldview degree and the new business management program. Bryan Baise, 30, will oversee and direct the worldview and apologetics degrees at Boyce…

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Southern Seminary faculty announced as members of new ERLC Research Institute

ERLC staff — August 11, 2014

 NASHVILLE (ERLC/SBTS) — The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention announced Monday the launch of a new Research Institute under the direction of its president, Russell D. Moore, and the appointment of an array of new scholars and professionals as research fellows, including 16 faculty and…

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Southern Seminary professors urge churches to participate in missionary activity

Daniel Ryan — August 7, 2014

Local churches must take ownership of the grand mission of God to the nations, said three professors at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary during a learning intensive on global missions for alumni, prospective students, and leaders, July 31–Aug. 1, 2014. The Alumni Academy event on global missions featured M. David…

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