Southern Seminary trustees approve historic budget, elect faculty

S. Craig Sanders — April 20, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Trustees of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary unanimously approved all recommendations in the board’s April 18 meeting, which included the election of two faculty members, the budget for the 2016-17 academic year, and a $14-million renovation plan for Fuller Hall. In a historic measure, trustees approved…

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Evangelical leaders esteem Reformation heritage at T4G

Andrew J.W. Smith — April 18, 2016

The legacy of the Protestant Reformation must endure in the doctrine and ministry of the church, evangelical leaders said at the 2016 Together for the Gospel conference in Louisville, Kentucky, April 12-14. Nearly 500 years after Martin Luther ignited the Protestant Reformation in 1517, 10,000 attendees from 43 different countries…

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New ‘Southern Seminary Magazine’ features print redesign, innovative online version

SBTS Communications — April 12, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — The spring issue of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s alumni magazine, which released today, marks a prominent transition for the publication, featuring expanded content on faculty and alumni while offering an innovative online version, leaders said. Southern Seminary Magazine has also changed its release schedule from…

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SBTS Press releases ‘More Faithful Service’ ministry workbook

Annie Corser — April 12, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Evangelical leaders, professors, and pastors emphasize the importance of faithfulness in a new ministry workbook released by SBTS Press, a publishing imprint of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In More Faithful Service, which released today, Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. highlighted the importance of…

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Southern Seminary’s Hispanic program adds new professors, reduces online costs

SBTS Communications — April 11, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — The addition of two influential Latino pastors to the faculty and significant discounts for online Hispanic students are key elements of a new initiative at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary designed to serve more effectively those called to ministry in the Spanish-speaking world. SPANISH VERSION AVAILABLE…

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Southern Seminary to serve Louisville in fourth annual 1937 Project

SBTS Communications — April 6, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will participate in Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s Give A Day Week of service with the fourth annual 1937 Project, April 23. The mayor’s office said the outreach, which honors the seminary’s role in helping the city recover from the 1937 Great…

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Great Commission Summit: Engage Muslims with ‘gospel love’

Andrew J.W. Smith and S. Craig Sanders — April 4, 2016

In order to fulfill the Great Commission, the church must learn how to teach and make disciples of the 1.6 million Muslims around the world, doing away with cultural fear and embracing them with gospel love, said Southern Baptist leaders during the Great Commission Summit at The Southern Baptist Theological…

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Offer an ‘apologetic of love,’ speakers say at Southern Seminary’s Driven By Truth conference

Robert Chapman and Dylan Bailey — March 28, 2016

Secularization requires that Christians articulate their worldview in defense of the truth, evangelical leaders said at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s inaugural Driven By Truth conference, March 18-19. “A conference like this is important, because from this generation forward no Christian will have a non-apologetic moment, and we must learn…

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Overcome critics with kindness, Dykes says at Southern Seminary chapel

Andrew J.W. Smith — March 23, 2016

Pastors should choose love rather than discouragement when mean-spirited people criticize their ministries, said Southern Baptist leader David O. Dykes during a March 22 chapel message at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “Brothers and sisters, you’re going to encounter some mean people even in the church today. But God has…

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Strong view of Christ overcomes despair, Dilbeck says at Southern Seminary chapel

Annie Corser — March 22, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — A weak view of Christ is the result of many Christians today not thinking about theological issues, said Oklahoma Baptist leader Hance Dilbeck in a chapel message at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, March 17. “The sad thing about the church today is that we don’t…

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