SBTS names new VP of advancement

Aaron Cline Hanbury — October 17, 2012

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary announced R. Craig Parker as its vice president for institutional advancement and executive director of the Southern Seminary Foundation, Oct. 17. “Craig Parker is a man of remarkable gifts, long standing Southern Baptist experience, valuable experience in the local church and a demonstrated expertise in…

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Jason Allen elected as Midwestern’s president

T. Patrick Hudson — October 16, 2012

KANSAS CITY, MO. (BP) — In a 29-2 vote, Jason K. Allen has been elected by Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary trustees as the school’s fifth president. The vote took place Monday, Oct. 15, during the trustees’ bi-annual meeting in Kansas City, Mo. Allen, 35, comes to Midwestern from Louisville, Ky.,…

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Pierre examines fatherhood issues, offers pastoral remedies

Craig Sanders — October 10, 2012

“How can ministers of the gospel help people whose fathers were bad role models?” asks Jeremy Pierre in a recent article appearing on The Gospel Coalition website. Pierre, assistant professor of biblical counseling at Southern Seminary, presents several pastoral remedies to urgent fatherhood problems in his article, “A Good Dad…

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SBTS elects Boyce prof, approves strategic plan

Aaron Cline Hanbury — October 10, 2012

At its fall meeting, Oct. 9, the Board of Trustees of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary approved a new strategic plan, voted to form a task force to review the seminary’s administrative structure and elected Heath Lambert to the faculty of Boyce College. “Heath Lambert is a scholar and an…

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Southern Seminary opens center for missions mobilization

Aaron Cline Hanbury — October 9, 2012

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary officially opened its new Bevin Center for Missions Mobilization, Oct. 9, during the seminary’s Heritage Week. This center will mobilize prayer and people for the fulfillment of the Great Commission through the Southern Seminary community. Functions of the Bevin Center will include a major missions…

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Lambert explains Christian counseling strategies

S. Craig Sanders — October 9, 2012

An article published online at The Gospel Coalition’s website, Oct. 9, offers a perspective on counseling strategies from Heath Lambert, assistant professor of biblical counseling at Boyce College and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In “Two Sides of the Counseling Coin,” Lambert explains the differences and similarities between biblical and nouthetic…

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Boyce professor discusses political involvement on conservative panel

S. Craig Sanders — October 3, 2012

Boyce College professor Owen Strachan appeared in a panel discussion at a recent political gathering to discuss the role of young people in politics. Strachan, assistant professor of Christian theology and church history at Boyce College, joined several young evangelical leaders in the discussion at the 2012 Values Voter Summit,…

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Lambert named executive director of NANC

Aaron Cline Hanbury — October 2, 2012

The board of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC) voted unanimously to elect Heath Lambert as executive director, the organization announced, Oct. 2. Lambert, who is assistant professor of biblical counseling at Boyce College, will assume the position effective Oct. 1, 2013. Lambert will continue teaching at Boyce, which is the undergraduate school…

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Boyce professor debates gender roles on British radio

Craig Sanders — October 2, 2012

The controversy of gender roles in the Christian church was the subject of a recent U.K. radio debate between Owen Strachan and Rachel Held Evans. Strachan is assistant professor of Christian theology and church history at Boyce College; Evans is a Christian author and blogger. The debate, broadcast on U.K. radio…

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October “Towers” looks at political models and voting priorities

Aaron Cline Hanbury — October 1, 2012

The October “Towers” is now on stands and online. The 2012 presidential election is all anyone can talk about. It’s in the newspapers, blogs, social media and TV. As Christians, we feel an odd tension during elections. On one hand, we want to see families flourish. We want to see justice…

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