Wilsey and Wittman to join Southern Seminary faculty

Zachary Ball — May 24, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — A renowned church historian with expertise in foundational American ideas and a medieval theology scholar will be joining the faculty at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. John David Wilsey and Tyler R. Wittman will begin their professorships in the fall semester. “John Wilsey is a wonderful…

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Parker, Hall appointed as senior VPs at Southern Seminary

SBTS Communications — May 22, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — President R. Albert Mohler Jr. announced the appointment of two senior vice presidents at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, installing Craig Parker as senior vice president of institutional administration and Matthew J. Hall in a newly created role as senior vice president for academic strategy. Parker,…

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Mohler to SBTS graduates: Celebrate divine calling as God’s messengers

Andrew J.W. Smith — May 19, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Ministers of the gospel are not partakers in a career, but recipients of a divine calling, said President R. Albert Mohler Jr. in his May 19 commencement address to the 2017 graduates of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. During 219th commencement exercises on the seminary lawn,…

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Piper to Boyce College grads: Embrace life of self-denial

Andrew J.W. Smith — May 15, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — College graduates must reject a life of ease, comfort, and material possessions, and embrace the cross-bearing challenges of the Christian life, said John Piper at the May 12 commencement of Boyce College, the undergraduate school of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Piper, whose daughter Talitha was among…

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SWI Gala reveals ‘eternal fruit’ of Southern Seminary program

Annie Corser — May 11, 2017

Alumni and students gathered to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Seminary Wives Institute at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a May 4 gala. The event featured testimonies from graduates from 1999 to 2017, representing ministries from all over the world. Each testimony revealed the eternal impact of SWI from…

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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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