SBTS chapel live blog: Al Gilbert – Acts 20:27-28

Garrett E. Wishall — October 20, 2009

Preacher: Al Gilbert Text/title: Acts 20:27-28 – “The Shepherd, the Local Church, and the Great Commission.” I want to focus on the pastor today, and the role of the pastor in sharing his life with the lives of the people in his congregation. I want to challenge you, pastor, as…

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Forum on life and legacy of Lottie Moon

jeff robinson — October 20, 2009

A Forum on the Life & Legacy of Lottie Moon will be held from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21 in Heritage Hall, as a part of Missions Emphasis Week. R. Albert Mohler Jr. and Chuck Lawless will speak, followed by a Chick-Fil-A lunch and a question and…

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SBTS grad, Boston Red Sox chapel leader, out of critical condition

Garrett E. Wishall — October 18, 2009

Bland Mason is out of critical condition and should be able to leave the hospital by Wednesday, according to an update on his Facebook page at 6:02 p.m., Saturday. Mason, a two-time graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, had a heart attack Thursday that left him in critical condition….

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SBTS profs’ first pastorate: Hershael York

jeff robinson — October 16, 2009

This is the seventh part of a seven-part series, featuring Southern Seminary professors addressing the topic: your first pastorate. Hershael York serves as associate dean of ministry and proclamation and Victor and Louise Lester Professor of Christian Preaching at Southern Seminary. Hershael York, associate dean of ministry and proclamation; senior…

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To Ph.D. or not to Ph.D.: that is the question

Patrick Schreiner — October 15, 2009

When Brian Vickers first stepped onto Southern Seminary’s campus he had a mission. He needed to find room 267. When he got to the door he knocked and stood there, waiting, all the while examining the plaque on the door, which read: “Tom Schreiner, Professor of New Testament.” The two…

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SBTS chapel live blog: Russell D. Moore – Genesis 25:19-34; Hebrews 12:15-17

Garrett E. Wishall — October 15, 2009

Preacher: Russell D. Moore Text/title: Genesis 25:19-34; Hebrews 12:15-17 -Blood Soup: Why the Culture of Craving is Wrecking your Life, your Church, and our Mission – and How Jesus can turn it Around.” Moore began by presenting the “life cycle” of someone in a Southern Baptist church in his generation:…

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Additional Q&A on discerning God’s will with Kevin DeYoung

Garrett E. Wishall — October 14, 2009

We didn’t have room for all of Kevin DeYoung’s comments in our story on him, so here are his thoughts as it relates to discerning God’s will on: (1) circumstances and counsel from others, (2) if following impressions is a matter of obedience and (3) waiting on the Lord. DeYoung…

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SBTS chapel live blog: James Merritt

Garrett E. Wishall — October 14, 2009

Preacher: James Merritt Text/title: Genesis 37, 39-41; Getting What I Don’t Deserve There are a lot of average Joe’s in the world. I want to preach this morning about the first average Joe: Joseph, the son of Jacob. Fourteen chapters in Genesis are devoted to this man named Joe. Joe’s…

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Southern Baptists should pass on robust evangelical and Baptist faith, historian tells conference attendees

jeff robinson — October 13, 2009

JACKSON, Tenn.-Southern Baptists desperately need to pass on their evangelical faith to future generations through catechism and teaching the overarching redemptive storyline of Scripture, Nathan Finn told attendees of the Southern Baptists, Evangelicals, and the Future of Denominationalism conference Friday at Union University. There has been much intra-denominational controversy over…

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So you want to do God’s will? Just do something

Garrett E. Wishall — October 13, 2009

Author and pastor Kevin DeYoung on discerning God’s will This blog is the cover story from the Oct. 12 Towers. DeYoung serves as senior pastor of University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Mich. ——————————————————- We have all heard it before: “Man, I don’t know. I think she might be ‘THE…

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