Whitney revises bestselling ‘Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life’

S. Craig Sanders — September 11, 2014

Discipline without direction is drudgery,” writes Donald S. Whitney in a familiar opening to the revised and updated edition of his classic book on biblical spirituality. The book contains new material with more emphasis on the gospel that will help both first-time readers and those who enjoyed the first edition…

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Work to the glory of God, Mohler says in Commonweal Project lecture

RuthAnne Irvin — September 9, 2014

Economics and work exist to glorify God, according to R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in a lecture for the school’s Commonweal Project, Sept. 3. “All of the Scriptures speak to the worldview and the understanding of life and the understanding of humanity and the…

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Southern Seminary honors centennial of McCall’s birth in wreath-laying ceremony

Robert Chapman — September 9, 2014

Monuments marking the final resting place of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s first two presidents, James P. Boyce and John A. Broadus, overshadowed President R. Albert Mohler Jr. as he addressed the crowd. “This is sacred ground if the seminary has ever known sacred ground,” Mohler said. “The story of…

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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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