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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Southern Seminary Communications team wins graphic design awards for fourth year in a row

Aaron Cline Hanbury — December 12, 2013

For the fourth year in a row, Southern Seminary’s Office of Communications received five awards at the 24th-annual Louisville Graphic Design Association (LGDA) 100 Show, Dec. 6, 2013. “The mission of Southern Seminary has attracted a talented creative team committed to producing innovative communication materials,” said Steve Watters, vice president…

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New Southern Seminary worship degree format allows leaders to earn degree without relocating

SBTS Communications — December 2, 2013

A new delivery method for the master of arts degree in worship leadership will allow worship pastors with substantial experience to earn a seminary degree in as few as three years without relocating from their local church ministry. The program, offered through the Department of Biblical Worship at The Southern…

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Mohler: Southern Baptists need ‘table manners’ when discussing Calvinism

James A. Smith Sr. — November 15, 2013

Southern Baptists need to “learn the table manners of denominational life” when discussing the controversial issue of Calvinism, R. Albert Mohler Jr. said during a Nov. 7 “conversation” with Mississippi pastor Eric Hankins at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mohler, president of Southern Seminary, and Hankins, pastor of First Baptist…

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In a new book, Burk says sex exists to glorify God

RuthAnne Irvin — November 12, 2013

In his new book, What is the Meaning of Sex? Denny Burk says that the ultimate purpose of marriage and sexuality, which finds its fulfillment in the picture of Christ’s love for the church, is the glory of God. Burk, associate professor of biblical studies and ethics at Southern Seminary’s…

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Mohler introduces Billy Graham to new dean of school named for the famed evangelist

Aaron Cline Hanbury — November 11, 2013

In a rare meeting, R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, reported to Billy Graham — the world-renowned evangelist and evangelical leader — about Southern Seminary’s Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry at the 20-year anniversary of its establishment. He also introduced him to…

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At annual summit, Southern Seminary emphasizes expository preaching

RuthAnne Irvin and Aaron Cline Hanbury — November 4, 2013

The second annual Expositors Summit, hosted by The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Oct. 29-31, featured pastors H.B. Charles Jr., Alistair Begg and seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. The event, which opened and concluded with seminary chapel services, brought together more than 420 attendees from around the country. Charles, pastor…

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