KBC executive director challenges Southern Seminary to rejoice in the glorious gospel

Hayley Schoeppler — March 12, 2014

Paul Chitwood, executive director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, posed the question, “How shall we respond to the gospel?” in a chapel service at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, March 11. Preaching from Galatians 4:1-7, Chitwood, who previous was assistant professor of evangelism and church growth at Southern Seminary, encouraged…

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Southern Seminary realiza una conferencia histórica en español

RuthAnne Irvin y Jairo Namnún — March 6, 2014

La conferencia 9Marks en Southern hizo un sonido diferente este año, ya que el seminario fue anfitrión de su primera conferencia completamente en español. El 27 de febrero se realizó una conferencia para pastores hispanos conjuntamente con la conferencia anual de 9Marks para pastores. Miguel Núñez, de República Dominicana, quien…

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Southern Seminary hosts historic Spanish-language conference

RuthAnne Irvin and Jairo Namnun — March 6, 2014

Southern Seminary’s 9Marks at Southern conference looked and sounded different this year, as the seminary hosted its first-ever conference entirely in Spanish. A Feb. 27 Hispanic pastors’ conference was held in conjunction with the annual two-day 9Marks conference for pastors. Miguel Núñez, Dominican pastor, author and a popular TV show…

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Mohler to BYU: religious freedom threat growing

James A. Smith Sr. — February 25, 2014

Speaking for the second time in less than 100 days at Brigham Young University, Southern Baptist leader R. Albert Mohler Jr. told students and faculty at the school, “We may go to jail sooner even than we thought,” recalling his concern about the threat to religious liberty raised in an…

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In new center dedication, Mohler describes urgency for a Christian understanding of Islam

Aaron Cline Hanbury — February 20, 2014

Islam is the “great rival system of belief” to Christianity, according to R. Albert Mohler Jr. And with 1.6 billion adherents, Muslims make up nearly a quarter of the world’s population. In response, the leadership of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary opened and dedicated a new academic center for the…

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Mohler responds to Kentucky gay marriage ruling

James A. Smith Sr. — February 12, 2014

R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., posted an essay to his website, www.AlbertMohler.com, in response to today’s ruling by Federal District Judge John G. Heyburn declaring unconstitutional parts of Kentucky’s ban on gay marriages. The following is an excerpt: “Christians who affirm the biblical understanding…

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Work, economics initiative at Southern Seminary receives grant

James A. Smith Sr. — February 4, 2014

A new academic initiative at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to foster a theology of work and economics among students and faculty received a major grant from the Kern Family Foundation, seminary officials announced recently. “We are very pleased to enter into this partnership with the Kern Family Foundation,” said…

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In discussion of ‘faith and freedom,’ Mohler declares ‘cultural Christianity is dead’

Aaron Cline Hanbury — January 31, 2014

While “cultural Christianity is dead” in an increasingly secular America,  evangelicals have the “theological resources” to keep the faith, R. Albert Mohler Jr. said during a public discussion about faith and politics on the campus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mohler, the president of the seminary, joined nationally syndicated…

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Mohler begins new Q&A podcast: ‘Ask Anything: Weekend Edition’

James A. Smith Sr. — January 31, 2014

“Ask Anything: Weekend Edition,” a new weekly segment of R. Albert Mohler Jr.’s “The Briefing” podcast, will launch Sat., Feb. 1, bringing back a popular feature of the former “The Albert Mohler Program” radio show that allowed listeners to pose questions to the theologian, author and broadcaster. “Ever since the…

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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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