Courier-Journal blogs about upcoming Mohler-Wallis debate

Aaron Cline Hanbury — August 18, 2011

Louisville’s Courier-Journal writer Peter Smith highlighted the upcoming debate at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School between Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. and public theologian and author Jim Wallis. Mohler and Wallis will dialogue about whether or not social justice is an “essential part of the mission of the church.”…

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NPR story includes Mohler’s thoughts on historic Adam and Eve

Josh Hayes — August 10, 2011

NPR recently published an article, “Evangelicals Question the Existence of Adam and Eve,” that notes a wave of evangelical scholars calling on the church to deny the historicity of an actual Adam and Eve. To remain intellectually respectable, these proponents argue, Christians should accept that evolution demonstrates humanity’s origins cannot be traced…

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New look Towers: August issue introduces readers to Louisville

Josh Hayes — August 10, 2011

The August “Towers” is now available online and in stands around campus. With a new look, this month’s issue introduces readers to Louisville, giving them a taste of the city with various personalities from the Southern Seminary community talking about their favorite locales. Other coverage includes an interview with School…

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Mohler contributes to book about the doctrine of hell, releases July 25

Josh Hayes — July 24, 2011

To contemporary culture, the idea of human beings suffering eternal torment is not only met with intellectual skepticism but moral revulsion. Beyond that, for one to suggest that a deceased individual’s fate may be that of never-ceasing fire and brimstone is absolutely taboo. For this reason, editors Christopher W. Morgan…

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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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