Worship is a gospel issue, speakers say at Southern Seminary’s inaugural ‘Think: Worship’ conference

RuthAnne Irvin — July 10, 2013

Worship is fundamentally about the gospel, said speakers at the inaugural “Think: Worship” conference at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “The gospel is a story that is all about worship and because of that, worship in the church should be about the gospel,” said Mike Cosper, pastor of worship and…

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Donald Paul Hustad, Billy Graham crusade organist and long-time Southern Seminary professor, dies at 94

Aaron Cline Hanbury — June 28, 2013

Donald Paul Hustad, organist for Billy Graham crusades and long-time Southern Seminary professor, died June 22, according to his family. He was 94. Hustad, who taught at the seminary for 40 years, leaves a legacy as one of evangelicalism’s most significant and influential musicians, according to R. Albert Mohler Jr.,…

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Mohler: DOMA decision puts America on ‘brink of nationwide same-sex marriage’

James A. Smith Sr. — June 26, 2013

Today’s United States Supreme Court decision declaring unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act “takes us right up to the brink of nationwide same-sex marriage,” R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer shortly after the decision. “I think it is hard to overestimate…

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At 2013 alumni luncheon, Southern Seminary names Thom Rainer alumnus of the year

Aaron Cline Hanbury — June 13, 2013

R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, announced Thom Rainer as distinguished alumni of the year at the Southern Seminary alumni luncheon during the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), June 12, 2013. Rainer, a master of divinity (M.Div.) graduate from Southern in 1985…

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Adam W. Greenway to become dean of new Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry

Aaron Cline Hanbury — May 31, 2013

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary president, R. Albert Mohler Jr., today announced his appointment of evangelism professor and denominational statesman Adam W. Greenway as dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry, effective June 1. Greenway becomes the fourth dean of the Graham School, replacing Zane Pratt,…

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Mohler tells spring 2013 graduates to minister in Jesus’ name

SBTS Communications — May 17, 2013

Two hundred forty-seven Southern Seminary students received degrees – ranging from certificates to doctorates – during commencement exercises on the seminary lawn, May 17, 2013. “This great assembly is humbled by the knowledge that you will go where so many of us have never gone,” R. Albert Mohler Jr., president…

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Smith named Southern Seminary executive editor, spokesman

SBTS Communications — May 15, 2013

Veteran Southern Baptist journalist James A. Smith Sr. has been named seminary executive editor and chief spokesman of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, school officials announced May 15. “Jim Smith is one of the most respected journalists and writers in the Southern Baptist Convention. He is a man of great…

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Moore preaches final sermon on staff, seminary honors him for nearly a decade of service

Aaron Cline Hanbury — April 17, 2013

Southern Seminary honored Russell D. Moore for his nearly 10 years of service, April 16, when he preached his last chapel sermon as dean of the School of Theology and senior vice president for academic administration. Earlier this year, on March 26, trustees of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission…

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At its spring trustee meeting, Southern Seminary announces formation of new school, names new academic leadership and expands budget

Aaron Cline Hanbury — April 16, 2013

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary announced the formation of a new school, named new academic leadership and approved an expanded budget at the spring meeting of its board of trustees, April 16. These moves aim to position the school strategically to continue carrying out its mission. New school of missions,…

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Fred Luter calls Southern Baptists to a renewed mind in chapel service

Matt Damico — April 11, 2013

“The enemy will do all that he can to attack the minds of the sons and daughters of God,” said Fred Luter, president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in a chapel service at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, April 11, as he called Southern Baptists to cultivate a renewed…

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