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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RNS Quote of the Day features Mohler

Josh Hayes — February 17, 2011

The Feb. 16, 2011, Religious News Service (RNS) Daily Report – an email subscription service – features R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Seminary, for its Quote of the Day. The quote comes from Mohler’s Jan. 30 address at the 25th Annual Pastors’ Conference at First Baptist Church in Jacksonville,…

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“Gaga” about the Grammys: Burk comments about pop-music theology

Josh Hayes — February 15, 2011

As he confessed in his blog post, “Grammy Malaise,” Denny Burk, dean of Boyce College and associate professor of New Testament, watched the Grammys. In the article, Burk offers reflection about the award show as a whole as well as pop-music culture in general. He focuses specifically upon Lady Gaga…

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Southern Seminary presenters announced for EMS

Josh Hayes — February 7, 2011

Missions and scholarship – Southern Seminary is a firm believer in both as evidenced by the institution’s announced presence at the 2011 Southeast Regional Evangelical Missiological Society (EMS) meeting. Carrying the theme, “Urbanization: Mission in the Context of the City,” the event will feature paper presentations from the following SBTS…

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Wall Street Journal features Moore

Josh Hayes — February 4, 2011

Russell D. Moore has hit Wall Street. In his op-ed piece for The Wall Street Journal, the SBTS dean asks the question, “Where Have All the Presbyterians Gone?” In the article, Moore observes that recent trends show that fewer American Christians identify themselves with particular denominations (e.g., Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist,…

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