Nickels and dimes, millions of times: SBTS energy conservation strategy to save thousands

Emily Griffin — March 4, 2010

Dan Diffey looks at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary differently than most students and staff members. Most admire the campus’ stately buildings, the inspiring steeple of Alumni Memorial Chapel and Southern’s manicured grounds. Diffey looks around and sees the “on” light of unmanned computers, air conditioning units working in overdrive…

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SBTS chapel live blog: Russell D. Moore – 2 Corinthians 3:11-4:6

Garrett E. Wishall — March 4, 2010

Preacher: Russell D. Moore, senior vice president for academic administration and dean of the School of Theology at Southern Seminary Text/title: 2 Corinthians 3:11-4:6 – “You are not your worldview: finding the freedom to let the faith defend itself.” Moore shared the story of accidently sending a text message to…

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AFL 2010 live blog: David Platt

Garrett E. Wishall — February 27, 2010

David Platt is the lead pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Ala. Ruth 2 Ruth and Naomi came back from Moab with nothing. They had no family and no food. Isn’t it true that God often ordains sorrowful tragedy to set the stage for triumph? Boaz is…

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AFL 2010 live blog: Russell D. Moore

Garrett E. Wishall — February 26, 2010

Russell D. Moore is the senior vice president for academic administration and dean of the School of Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Luke 9:44-51 Moore recounted revealing to his 8-year-old son the reality of slavery that used to be present in the United States. His son was totally incredulous….

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Adopting for Life live blog: Jedd Medefind

Garrett E. Wishall — February 26, 2010

Jedd Medefind is the executive director and president of the Christian Alliance for Orphans. Medefind previously served as special assistant to President George W. Bush. Medefind said he is aware of people all across the nation who are awakening to a desire to adopt. Henry Blackaby says when you see…

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SBTS chapel live blog: David Platt — Luke 9:57-62

Garrett E. Wishall — February 25, 2010

Preacher: David Platt, lead pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Ala. Text/title: Luke 9:57-62 Platt said he was humbled and overwhelmed to open the Word of God and preach. He said he was humbled and overwhelmed to lead Christ’s church. 6.8 billion people in the world. The…

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Nettles named as finalist for Christian biography award

emily griffin — February 24, 2010

P&R Publishing announced in February that Thomas J. Nettles, author of “James Petigru Boyce: A Southern Baptist Statesman” and professor of Historical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2010 John Pollock Award for Christian Biography. The John Pollock Award…

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SBTS chapel live blog: Denny Burk — 1 Corinthians 10:1-13

Garrett E. Wishall — February 23, 2010

Preacher: Denny Burk, dean of Boyce College Text/title: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 — “Take Heed Lest You Fall.” Burk recounted his wife calling him on Valentine’s Day weekend, crying after having fallen down the stairs after tripping on a ball. Burk’s wife was crying primarily because she is 24 weeks pregnant….

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‘I am going to keep my face like flint toward the Lord and do what He has called me to do’ – Matt Chandler

Garrett E. Wishall — February 22, 2010

The Feb. 22 Towers features a cover story with Matt Chandler. Garrett Wishall sat down with Chandler in November for the interview. The Southern Seminary community extends its prayers to Chandler, his family and The Village Church as they pray for his recovery from cancer. Click here for video updates…

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Haitian Boyce student praises God his family is safe, prays for the future of his country

Emily Griffin — February 18, 2010

Boyce College student and missionary Abel Barthelemy is from the south-Haiti port city of Jacmel. Nearly one month after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook Haiti, Barthelemy is praising God his family is safe, but hurts for his city. He speaks of the natural disaster in a concerned but calm tone,…

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