KBC announced Greenway as new president

Josh Hayes — November 18, 2011

The Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC) announced the election of Adam Greenway as its new president, obtaining 73.1 percent of the vote, at the KBC annual meeting, Nov. 15, 2011. An assistant professor of evangelism and applied apologetics, Greenway is also senior associate dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions…

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Nettles honored with book, Ministry by His Grace and for His Glory

Aaron Cline Hanbury — November 15, 2011

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted the presentation of a book published in honor of Thomas J. Nettles, Nov. 10, for his influential 35-year teaching career. Nettles, whose writings helped change the history of the Southern Baptist Convention during the 1980s, has been professor of historical theology at the seminary…

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November “Towers” looks at the life and writing of C.S. Lewis

Aaron Cline Hanbury — November 7, 2011

The November issue of “Towers” is now on stands and online. When, last November, we asked members of Southern Seminary’s faculty, “Who are the authors or books that have shaped you?” C.S. Lewis’ name and writings were a consistent refrain. And it makes sense. From children’s stories to adult fiction,…

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Mohler and Wallis discuss the role of social justice in the church’s mission

Andrew Walker — November 1, 2011

Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. joined Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Ill., to debate whether social justice is an essential part of the church’s mission, Oct. 27, 2011. The Henry Center for Theological Understanding at Trinity sponsored the debate. Mohler argued that…

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Mohler gives his take at CNN.com: “Are evangelicals dangerous?”

Josh Hayes — October 17, 2011

CNN’s Belief Blog published R. Albert Mohler Jr.’s column, “Are evangelicals dangerous?,” Sunday, Oct. 16. Since then, the comments section has witnessed significant activity, amounting to 75 pages in length at the time of this post. In the column, Mohler, Southern Seminary president, discusses American culture’s perception of evangelical Christians as a…

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Balanced budget and enrollment up, seminary reports at Fall 2011 trustee meeting

SBTS Communications — October 14, 2011

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary announced a balanced budget and increased enrollment at the board of trustees meeting, Oct. 11, 2011. Also, at the meeting, R. Albert Mohler Jr., SBTS president, briefed the board about changing cultural contexts. The financial board reported on adjustments the seminary made in order to…

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October “Towers” explores church’s role in God’s redemptive drama

Aaron Cline Hanbury — October 14, 2011

The October issue of “Towers” is now online and on stands. Toward answering the question about the mission of the church, Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert talk about their new book — not surprisingly titled — What Is the Mission of Church? And Josh and I survey some literature that attempts…

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Moore speaks on CNN about Pat Robertson’s advice to husband of Alzheimer patient

Josh Hayes — September 16, 2011

Southern Seminary’s Russell D. Moore appeared live on CNN’s Newsroom, Sept. 16. Moore, dean of the School of Theology and senior vice president for academic administration at SBTS, spoke about “700 Club” host Pat Robertson’s advice that a man should divorce his Alzheimer-ridden wife, saying that Robertson’s counsel does not agree with a Christian perspective of marriage. “It is…

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“Towers” hosts free writing seminar, now in Norton 101

SBTS Communications — September 14, 2011

SBTS Communications invites all students, faculty and members of the Southern Seminary community to attend the “Towers” writing seminar, Friday, Sept. 23. Initially scheduled to take place in Honeycutt 246, the location has been changed to Norton 101. Jeff Robinson will help attendees hone academic, creative, Web and popular writing, with…

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Southern Seminary celebrates McCall on the anniversary of his presidential election

Aaron Cline Hanbury — September 8, 2011

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary honored former president Duke K. McCall, Sept. 6, on the 60th anniversary of his election as president of the seminary. In an unprecedented service afforded only few institutions, current Southern Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. led a full-to-capacity Alumni Chapel in celebrating McCall’s more…

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