Boyce College waives application fees, offers assistance to Mid-Continent students

SBTS Communications — April 28, 2014

Boyce College is waiving application fees and offering other assistance to Mid-Continent University students who desire to continue their education. Mid-Continent will close in June, university officials announced this month. “Boyce College is well-equipped to serve a significant number of Mid-Continent University students who are looking for transfer options to…

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Mohler at T4G conference on evangelism: exclusivity makes the gospel more beautiful

Aaron Cline Hanbury — April 24, 2014

R. Albert Mohler Jr. argued that the exclusivity of the gospel is not an apologetic burden, but rather life-giving good news, during a general session at the 2014 Together for the Gospel conference, April 8-10. The biennial conference for pastors and church leaders brought together more than 7,500 men and…

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Street preaching, Muslim outreach among student mission work in Detroit

RuthAnne Irvin — April 24, 2014

Ten students from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary spent a week of their spring break on the streets in Detroit, Mich., evangelizing, ministering to the homeless and sharing the gospel with Muslims in the community. The seminary’s Bevin Center for Missions Mobilization sent the team to struggling Detroit neighborhoods, March…

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Mohler, colleagues publish e-book refuting new book, ‘God and the Gay Christian’

James A. Smith Sr. — April 22, 2014

A new book’s “exceedingly dangerous” assertions that homosexual orientation and gay marriage are consistent with a high view of the Bible is refuted by President R. Albert Mohler Jr. and four of his colleagues at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in an e-book, published today. God and the Gay Christian?…

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Southern Seminary trustees update faculty hiring policies, ‘unify’ faculty

James A. Smith Sr. — April 16, 2014

In order to continue to “attract and retain a first-class academic faculty,” said President R. Albert Mohler Jr., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s board of trustees approved updates to faculty employment policies and unified the graduate and undergraduate faculties during its April 14-15 meeting. Trustees also approved promotions, designations to…

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Platt: gospel requires cultural engagement — especially on unpopular issues

Hayley Schoeppler — March 21, 2014

The gospel should compel “contrite, compassionate, courageous” cultural engagement, David Platt exhorted in a chapel message at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, March 20. Preaching from selected passages in Genesis 1-3, Platt, the pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Ala., and bestselling author, pointedly challenged younger evangelicals’…

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Utah evangelicals on ‘vanguard’ for American believers, Mohler says

Karen L. Willoughby — March 17, 2014

Southern Baptists in Utah and other western states live at the forefront of a cultural change sweeping the nation at a rapid pace, R. Albert Mohler Jr. said Feb. 25 at First Baptist Church of Provo, Utah. Mohler, president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, spoke earlier in the day…

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SBTS Press publica Una guía para el ministerio expositivo

SBTS Communications — March 14, 2014

Una versión en español de A Guide to Expository Ministry, denominada  Una guía para el ministerio expositivo, fue lanzada en la conferencia para pastores hispanos del 27 de Febrero, realizada en conjunción con la conferencia anual para pastores 9Marks. Este libro hace un llamado a la recuperación de la predicación…

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SBTS Press publishes Spanish edition of A Guide to Expository Ministry

SBTS Communications — March 14, 2014

A Spanish-language edition of A Guide to Expository Ministry debuted at the Feb. 27 Hispanic pastors’ conference, held in conjunction with the annual two-day 9Marks conference for pastors. The book, published by SBTS Press, calls for the recovery of expository preaching in local churches. The book also encourages faithful, qualified pastors to apply…

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In new book, Mohler defines, defends classic view of biblical inerrancy

RuthAnne Irvin and Matt Damico — March 13, 2014

In a new book, Southern Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. defines and defends the doctrine of inerrancy as the 1978 Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy articulates it. The Chicago Statement is the preeminent evangelical explanation and affirmation of the doctrine of inerrancy of the Scriptures. Nearly 300 evangelical scholars,…

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