Mohler to discuss DOMA, Prop 8 on Focus on the Family radio, April 10

Aaron Cline Hanbury — April 9, 2013

R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, will appear on the “Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast” radio program Wednesday, April 10, to discuss marriage and the Supreme Court. The program will feature a discussion between Helen Alvare, a law professor at George Mason University, and…

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Duke K. McCall, Southern Baptist statesman and Southern Seminary president, dies at 98

Gregory A. Wills and Aaron Cline Hanbury — April 2, 2013

Duke Kimbrough McCall, a Southern Baptist statesman and former president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, died, April 2, near his home in Delray Beach, Fla., from congestive heart failure and respiratory distress. He was 98. McCall, whose contributions to the Southern Baptist Convention cover nearly 70 years, profoundly shaped…

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Richard Albert Mohler Sr., father of seminary president, dies, calls attention to faithful service

S. Craig Sanders — March 28, 2013

The legacy of one Southern Baptist deacon and Sunday school teacher includes serving his local church faithfully for 40 years and raising up one of the world’s most influential evangelical leaders. Richard Albert Mohler Sr., 76, died Monday, March 18, 2013, after suffering a massive cerebral hemorrhage in his Deerfield…

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Russell D. Moore elected next ERLC president

Tom Strode — March 26, 2013

NASHVILLE, TENN. (BP) — Russell D. Moore has been elected as the next president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. The ERLC’s board of trustees approved Moore, currently dean of the school of theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in a special, called meeting Tuesday (March 26)…

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New plan aims to improve theological writing

Aaron Cline Hanbury — March 14, 2013

In Barbara Kingsolver’s novel, The Poisonwood Bible, missionary pastor Nathan Price preaches to villagers in the Belgian Congo for three decades with no fruit from his labors. Price’s fruitless ministry, which culminates in the death of a daughter and the abandonment of his family, centers on his poor communication. For…

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Southern Seminary will host a new worship conference, June 17-19, 2013

S. Craig Sanders — March 12, 2013

Leading churches in corporate worship is no small task. Church leaders must think seriously about every aspect of worship because people’s views of God is at stake in every worship service. To equip pastors and worship leaders for this ministry, Southern Seminary will host the Think: Worship conference, June 17-19,…

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February “Towers” previews spring semester

Aaron Cline Hanbury — February 4, 2013

The February “Towers” is now on stands and online. GPS navigation systems — they’re a little 2003, I know — gained popularity for good reason: among all the possible destinations around you, it’s easy either to get lost or miss something important — an exit ramp, for example. Then these little…

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Strachan quoted in USA Today article on same-sex marriage protests

Craig Sanders — January 17, 2013

Same-sex couples are touring southern states in protest of strict marriage laws, according to a USA Today article, Jan. 16, 2013. The article mentions Strachan, assistant professor of church history and Christian theology at Boyce College and executive director of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, in response to…

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Accreditation teams on campus in March 2013

Aaron Cline Hanbury — January 14, 2013

As part of its periodic evaluation, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will host teams from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and from the Commission on Accrediting of The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, in March 2013. Those interested may submit…

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Strachan named executive director of CBMW

S. Craig Sanders — January 7, 2013

The Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood (CBMW) named Boyce college professor Owen Strachan as its new executive director, Jan 7., 2013. “Owen is an exceptionally gifted theologian and scholar who brings a gospel-gravity to his cultural commentary,” said Dan DeWitt, dean of Boyce College. “His appointment at the CBMW will…

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