500 year-old Torah scroll donated to Southern Seminary during chapel

Andrew J.W. Smith — September 2, 2016

A complete scroll of the Torah dating to the 16th or 17th century was given to The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in a presentation at Alumni Memorial Chapel, Sept. 1. President R. Albert Mohler Jr. accepted the scroll from Ken and Barbara Larson, thanking them for their contribution to the…

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God provides ‘spiritual DNA for godliness and power,’ Frank Page says at Southern Seminary

Annie Corser — August 31, 2016

Participation in the divine nature of God leads to a life of spiritual effectiveness and productivity, said Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank Page during the Aug. 30 chapel message at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “This divine provision says we are born complete with that which we need…

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Astronaut Jeff Williams speaks to SBTS chapel live from International Space Station

Andrew J.W. Smith — August 30, 2016

Speeding around Earth at 17,500 miles per hour, American astronaut Jeff Williams spoke with President R. Albert Mohler Jr. and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary community during chapel, Aug. 30, through a NASA downlink interview from the International Space Station. Williams, commander for Expedition 48 of the International Space Station,…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Astronaut Jeff Williams to speak live from International Space Station in Aug. 30 SBTS chapel service

SBTS Communications — August 26, 2016

LOUISVILLE, KY (SBTS) — NASA astronaut Jeff Williams is scheduled to participate in a live interview with R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on Aug. 30 at 10 a.m. during the seminary’s chapel service in Alumni Memorial Chapel. The event is open to the seminary…

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SBTS convocation: Mohler urges confessional resolution in the face of change

Andrew J.W. Smith — August 24, 2016

Although contemporary culture embraces continual change and the revision of core beliefs in the name of progress, the Christian church should be marked by faithfulness to the settled Word of the Lord, said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, at the Aug. 23 fall convocation….

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Boyce College associate dean Kevin Jones models service and sacrifice

Dylan Bailey and S. Craig Sanders — August 22, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — The newly-appointed associate dean of academic innovation at Boyce College is “a master teacher, a gifted administrator, a proven churchman, and a devoted husband and father,” said Matthew J. Hall, dean of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s undergraduate school. Louisville native Kevin Jones, assistant professor of…

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Islam requires strategic engagement, SBTS professors say at Alumni Academy

Andrew J.W. Smith — August 11, 2016

With fresh news reports about Islam appearing daily, and the need for global gospel proclamation as critical as ever, Christians need to learn how to engage with Islam theologically and strategically, said two professors at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary during the Aug. 8-9 Alumni Academy. Ayman Ibrahim, Bill and…

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Russell Moore awarded alumnus of the year at annual SBTS luncheon

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 16, 2016

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (SBTS) — R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary presented the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award to Russell D. Moore at the seminary’s June 15 alumni luncheon during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting. “Russ Moore has already made history and there…

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Southern Seminary ‘thriving’ in face of secularization, Mohler reports to SBC messengers

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 16, 2016

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (SBTS) — The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s record-setting enrollment numbers testify to an ideological paradox of the cultural revolution, said SBTS President R. Albert Mohler Jr. during his June 15 report to messengers during the SBC annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri. Despite the supposed death of…

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Matthew J. Hall named dean of Boyce College

Andrew J.W. Smith — June 10, 2016

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has appointed Matthew J. Hall as dean of its undergraduate school Boyce College. Hall, assistant professor of church history, has served as vice president for academic services at Southern Seminary since 2013. “Matthew Hall is just the leader to take Boyce College into the next…

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