Southern Seminary announces strategic endowments, major Nashville initiative and a new dean of Boyce College

SBTS Communications — April 20, 2011

Tuesday, April 19, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary announced three significant endowments at its spring meeting of the Board of Trustees. In addition to accepting the yearly budget, the trustees approved the appointment of a new dean for Boyce College and further development of the seminary’s extension center in Nashville,…

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April 11 Towers: Biblical theology, systematic theology & stabbing a fat man; Moore on his new book; the urgency of biblical manhood; and Three Questions with C.J. Mahaney

Josh Hayes — April 8, 2011

The April 11 “Towers” is now available online. In this issue, we stab the fat man – well, at least Ehud does in our feature article instructing readers about how to preach the Gospel from the Book of Judges. In our feature article, Greg Gilbert, a Southern Seminary alumnus, discusses the usefulness…

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March 21 Towers: D.A. Carson and peculiar providence; Wellum talks church and seminary; and Haykin helps readers rediscover the Church Fathers

Josh Hayes — March 22, 2011

The March 21 “Towers” is now available. As the cover suggests, this issue wrestles with the relationship between the church and the seminary. Voices from Southern Seminary and beyond weigh in about questions about the necessity, effectiveness, and appropriate role of the institution. The PDF for the issue, “Of Pulpits and Lecterns,”…

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Baptist media note SBTS “Love Wins” panel discussion

Josh Hayes — March 21, 2011

Baptist Press (BP) and Associated Baptist Press (ABP) published recent articles concerning Southern Seminary’s March 17 panel discussion, “Love Wins: A Conversation on Rob Bell’s New Book.” The panel featured SBTS President R. Albert Mohler Jr., Dean of the School of Theology Russell D. Moore, Dean of Boyce College Denny…

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Billy Graham School plans Great Commission Week events

emily griffin — March 11, 2011

Monday, March 15, starts Great Commission Week at Southern Seminary. Throughout the week faculty, staff and students are encouraged to visit with the missionaries and missionary groups that will have booths throughout the Honeycutt Student Center main hallway and pray for the nations in Dillard Chapel (located across from the…

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SBTS will hold “Love Wins: A Conversation on Rob Bell’s New Book” Thursday, March 17

Josh Hayes — March 11, 2011

Thursday, March 17, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will welcome blogger and Crossway publishing executive Justin Taylor to a public conversation about Rob Bell’s forthcoming and already highly controversial book Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived, set to release Tuesday,…

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Tempted to Tweet: Post your favorite Moore-isms to win

emily griffin — March 11, 2011

Russell D. Moore, dean of the School of Theology and senior vice president for academic administration at Southern Seminary, is one of Southern’s most quotable personalities. To recognize the release of Dr. Moore’s newest book, Tempted and Tried: Temptation and the Triumph of Christ, the Office of Communications is launching…

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SBTS to welcome Phil Wickham as part of Heaven and Earth tour

Emily Griffin — March 9, 2011

April 28, 2011, Southern Seminary will welcome Christian singer/songwriter Phil Wickham to Alumni Memorial Chapel. Wickham will be performing hits from his three albums, including his recent Heaven & Earth album.   Event tickets are already on sale and can be purchased online at and in-person at the Southern Seminary…

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SBTS doctoral student writes about church unity for Gospel Coalition

Josh Hayes — March 4, 2011

The Gospel Coalition recently featured a blog post by Southern Seminary doctoral student David Schrock. In the post, “Beware in Your Search for Perfect Peace,” Schrock considers several qualifications for church unity. He writes: While Christ prayed for unity, he also prayed for the sanctification of his church (John 17:17). The…

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Feb. 21 Towers: fire-fading marriages; confessing the sins of a seminarian; and Getty answers “Three Questions”

Aaron Cline Hanbury — February 21, 2011

The Feb. 21 “Towers” is now available around campus and online. As the cover’s pink candy heart, ironically etched with the words “not enuf,” suggests, this issue’s feature content attempts to expound on the only solid grounding of relationships: Christ. Here is the PDF from the SBTS Resources page. This…

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