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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In Alumni Academy course, Mohler talks convictional leadership, shares from early days of presidency

Aaron Cline Hanbury — October 30, 2013

Southern Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. lectured about convictional leadership and shared stories from the early days of his presidency during the latest Alumni Academy course, Oct. 10-11. Mohler, who is also Joseph Emerson Brown Professor of Christian Theology at the seminary, taught the course about leadership, based largely…

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New SBTS Press title helps readers discern the call to ministry

SBTS Communications — October 30, 2013

SBTS Press, a division of Southern Seminary, today released a new resource, The Call to Ministry. The write-in, journal-style book helps readers discern whether or not God has called them to vocational ministry. The Call to Ministry features essays from Southern Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr.; associate professor of…

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Stephen Rummage encourages Christians to know the depths of God’s strength, presence, love and fullness

RuthAnne Irvin — October 29, 2013

God’s strength, presence, love and fullness are greater than Christians can imagine, Southern Seminary chapel speaker Stephen Rummage said, Oct. 22. Rummage, senior pastor of Bell Shoals Baptist Church in Brandon, Fla., preached from Ephesians 3:14-19, where Paul prays for spiritual strength. Rummage spoke about God’s vision for his people,…

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Tom Nettles highlights Charles Spurgeon’s commitment to Scripture in new book

Matt Damico — October 24, 2013

Charles Haddon Spurgeon’s commitment to live and minister in light of all Scripture says provides a model for all Christians, said Baptist historian Tom Nettles, who recently published a biography on the 19th century British Baptist preacher. “Spurgeon’s ministry grew out of a love for the Scripture and a love…

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