Scriptural authority, gift of salvation ‘inextricable,’ Mohler says

RuthAnne Irvin — January 29, 2014

The authority and inerrancy of Scripture is necessary to understand the gift of salvation, said The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. during the spring 2014 convocation address, Jan. 28. In his address, “‘If You Do Not Believe His Writings, How Will You Believe My Words?’ —…

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Piper to Southern Seminary students: ‘Don’t waste your theological education’

RuthAnne Irvin — January 27, 2014

If seminarians will learn the habit of thinking about God’s truth as a means of enjoying him, then they will not waste their theological education, said John Piper during a special, pre-convocation chapel service, Jan. 23, at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “God gave you doctrine for delight,” he said…

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Burk to lead new Center for Gospel and Culture at Boyce College

Aaron Cline Hanbury — January 22, 2014

Boyce College Dean Dan DeWitt announced recently the formation of a new academic center for cultural engagement — the Center for Gospel and Culture at Boyce College. He also announced that New Testament scholar and ethicist Denny Burk, a member of the Boyce faculty since 2008, will lead the center….

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In latest Alumni Academy course, Timothy Paul Jones addresses family ministry

Matt Damico — January 17, 2014

The call to disciple the next generation belongs to parents, said The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary professor Timothy Paul Jones during the most recent Alumni Academy course, Jan. 9-10. Jones, who in addition to his role as professor of leadership and church ministry is editor of the Journal of Discipleship…

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Jimmy Scroggins: Recovering God’s design for broken families in South Florida

James A. Smith Sr. — January 16, 2014

For many residents, South Florida may very well seem like paradise on earth. The year-round tropical climate draws both young and old seeking an idyllic lifestyle of warm temperatures, beautiful beaches and carefree living. But the fallout of the moral revolution is all too obvious in the southeastern corridor of…

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At first Cross Conference, Mohler, evangelical leaders encourage college students toward missions

RuthAnne Irvin — January 15, 2014

A new missions conference attended by 3,600 college students, held Dec. 27-30 in Louisville, Ky., featured Southern Seminary’s president R. Albert Mohler Jr., missions professor M. David Sills and other evangelical leaders. Leadership of Cross Conference — Kevin DeYoung, Mack Stiles, David Platt, David Sitton, Thabiti Anyabwile, John Piper and…

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Bryant Hicks, retired missions professor, missionary and Kentucky pastor, dies at 88

SBTS Communications — January 14, 2014

Wade Bryant Hicks, retired professor of missions at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, died Jan. 12, according to an obituary in today’s edition of Louisville, Ky.’s Courier-Journal. He was 88. “Bryant Hicks was a man of deep passion and great energy, who shared that passion and energy with his students,”…

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Mohler to be joined by New York Times columnist Douthat, radio personality Prager for ‘Faith and Freedom in the Public Square’

James A. Smith Sr. — January 13, 2014

Three nationally renown commentators will participate in a “Faith and Freedom in the Public Square” discussion to be held Jan. 28 on the campus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. Southern Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr., nationally syndicated radio show host Dennis Prager, and New York…

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Strachan: pro-life convictions come with cost of action

Matt Damico — January 8, 2014

For Owen Strachan, convictions come with a cost. Strachan, an assistant professor of Christian theology and church history at Boyce College, has been pro-life for many years. It wasn’t until recently, however, that he decided to act on his conviction. “I’ve been convictionally pro-life for a long time, but hadn’t…

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Geoffrey Dennis, former publishing executive, named development vice president at Southern Seminary

James A. Smith Sr. — January 6, 2014

Geoffrey Dennis, a former executive with evangelical publisher Crossway, has been named vice president for development at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, school officials announced Jan. 6. “Southern Seminary is very pleased to have Geoff Dennis joining our development team in this crucial new capacity,” said president R. Albert Mohler…

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