Mohler suggests 11 for ’11

Aaron Cline Hanbury — July 22, 2011

Recently, Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. offered 11 books he thinks every pastor should read in 2011. Mohler’s suggestions include collected essays, books about biblical studies and theology, biographies and more. For Mohler’s full 11 for ’11, including links to, check out the Gospel Coalition blogger Justin…

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Mohler discusses homosexuality in WSJ opinion piece

Josh Hayes — July 1, 2011

In the July 1 edition of The Wall Street Journal, R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Seminary, offers commentary related to the moral revolution of homosexuality. Make no mistake, Mohler says, a moral revolution has taken place. One does not need to take a poll to learn this. Rather, “all…

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June 27 Towers: SBC, SBTS focus on reaching the nations for Christ; biblical manhood amid the rubble; Piper addresses SBC pastors; Wilder talks about Transformission

Josh Hayes — June 29, 2011

The June 27 “Towers” is available online. The issue provides coverage from the 2011 Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix, Ariz. Coverage includes SBTS President R. Albert Mohler Jr.’s presentation at the seminary’s annual luncheon in which he discusses changes and development at Southern from recent months (page 7). Also SBC-related…

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New York Times quotes Mohler in story about SBC leadership diversity

Josh Hayes — June 17, 2011

The New York Times published an article highlighting the Southern Baptist Convention’s appointment of Fred Luter Jr. to the office of first vice president of the covention. As the article notes, Luter is “the widely admired pastor of a largely black church in New Orleans,” drawing attention to the fact that…

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CNN and USA Today note Mohler’s comments about Rep. Anthony Weiner

Josh Hayes — June 14, 2011

CNN’s Belief Blog published a story concerning R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his comments on Twitter about New York congressman Anthony Weiner.  The article, “Top evangelical to Anthony Weiner: Try Jesus,” records Mohler’s tweet: “Dear Congressman Weiner: There is no effective ‘treatment’ for sin. Only…

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ABP features Moore for Twitter comment about potential candidate for SBC presidency

Josh Hayes — June 8, 2011

The Associated Baptist Press (ABP) highlighted Russell D. Moore’s statement on Twitter that the Southern Baptist Convention should elect Fred Luter as its president at the 2012 annual meeting in New Orleans, La. Moore, dean of the School of Theology and senior vice president for academic administration, made known his thoughts about Luter, senior…

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Boyce College Worldview Studies Certificate essay contest

emily griffin — June 2, 2011

If you are a prospective student interested in enrolling at Boyce College for the Fall 2011-Spring 2012 Worldview Studies Certificate Program, this contest is for you! Boyce College is hosting an essay contest that will grant a full-tuition scholarship to one lucky winner. Your essay should include what you believe…

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May 23 Towers: In memory of Chip Stam; Moore and Kassian at TGC; SBTS loses student, Boling; two profs talk new books

Aaron Cline Hanbury — May 31, 2011

The May 23 “Towers” is now online. The bulk of this issue celebrates the life and ministry of the late SBTS professor Charles “Chip” Stam. Current faculty members and alumni reflect back on Stam’s legacy. The issue also includes reports from The Gospel Coalition national meeting breakout sessions from Russell D….

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Southern Seminary BGS dean will lead IMB in theological education

Aaron Cline Hanbury — May 24, 2011

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Chuck Lawless will become vice president for global theological advance at the International Mission Board, June 1. The IMB Board of Trustees unanimously elected Lawless in an effort to emphasize the importance of sound theology as the foundation for mission work. “Chuck Lawless is a…

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SBTS prof receives recommendation as Kentucky Baptist Convention leader

Josh Hayes — May 23, 2011

The Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC) announced the recommendation of Paul Chitwood to serve as the next executive director-treasurer of the convention, May 23, 2011. Chitwood is associate professor of evangelism and church growth at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The Kentucky Baptist Mission Board will consider the recommendation for approval…

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