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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On CNN, Mohler defends ‘Duck Dynasty’ star’s views about homosexuality

Aaron Cline Hanbury — December 19, 2013

Earlier today on “CNN Newsroom,” R. Albert Mohler Jr. defended the view of homosexuality espoused by “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson, noting the reality television celebrity’s concern to spread the message of the gospel. Robertson, the “patriarch” of the Louisiana family featured in A&E network’s widely popular reality television show,…

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Mohler to discuss “Duck Dynasty” controversy on CNN at 2 p.m.

Aaron Cline Hanbury — December 19, 2013

R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is scheduled to appear today on CNN at  2 p.m. EST to discuss the recent controversy surrounding “Duck Dynasty” cast member Phil Robertson’s comments about homosexuality to GQ magazine. This morning, Mohler posted an essay at his website — “You Have Been Warned—The…

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Mohler tells winter 2013 graduates to be torchbearers for Christ

SBTS Communications — December 16, 2013

At the winter commencement service of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 157 students received degrees, Dec. 13, 2013. At the ceremony, R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of the seminary, delivered a commencement address, “On Them Has Light Shined — The Christian Minister as Torchbearer,” in which he charged graduates to…

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William Hull, former provost and dean at Southern Seminary, dies at 83

SBTS Communications — December 12, 2013

William Hull, 83, former provost and dean of the School of Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, died Dec. 10 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, according to a press release from Samford University. Hull taught New Testament at the seminary for 17 years, during which time he served as dean…

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