Andrew Walker announced as associate dean of the School of Theology and director of the Henry Institute during trustee meetings at Southern Seminary October 15, 2019

The Board of Trustees at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary convened for its biannual plenary session on October 14, hearing reports about the health of the institution and affirming all committee recommendations.

The plenary session took place during the seminary’s Heritage Week events, which begin on Monday morning and conclude on Wednesday afternoon.

During Monday’s events, Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. announced to trustees the appointment of Southern Baptist and ethicist Andrew Walker as Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Apologetics, associate dean of the School of Theology, and director of the Carl F.H. Henry Institute for Evangelical Engagement.

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Historian and Princeton professor Jack Tannous delivers fifth Jenkins Center academic lectures September 23, 2019

Princeton University history professor Jack Tannous visited The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to deliver the fifth Jenkins Center academic lecture, which was held on September 20-21. More than 180 people attended the event in Heritage Hall to hear Tannous, assistant professor of history at Princeton, deliver a series of lectures titled, “Middle Eastern Christians on the Eve of Islam.”

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Mohler completes two-book series on Acts for The Good Book Company September 9, 2019

The second volume covers Acts chapters 13-28, a “watershed moment” in the early church, Mohler writes.

Albert Mohler Jr. this week released the final volume in his two-part expository commentary on the book of Acts, titled Acts 13-28 For You: Mapping the Explosive Multiplying of the Church. The first volume, Acts 1-13, released in 2018. Both books are published by The Good Book Company.

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Mark Dever announced as inaugural Duke K. McCall Professor of Pastoral Leadership September 6, 2019

Baptist pastor and scholar Mark Dever is joining the faculty of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, according to an announcement last week from President R. Albert Mohler Jr. Dever, who will continue his service as senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington D.C., is the inaugural Duke K. McCall Professor of Pastoral Leadership at Southern Seminary.

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Human embodiment is the ‘proper state of human existence,’ argued Allison during faculty lecture September 5, 2019

God designed human beings to live fully embodied lives as the proper state of their existence, argued theology professor Gregg R. Allison during a faculty lecture at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, September 4. 

The lecture, titled “Four Theses on Human Embodiment,” was delivered in the historic Broadus Chapel, which was filled to capacity with students, faculty, and staff of Southern Seminary. 

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16th annual Heritage Golf Classic raises more than $250K in support of Southern Seminary August 30, 2019

The 16th Heritage Golf Classic, an annual fundraising event for The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary that keeps tuition affordable for students, generated a record amount of support at the August 26 golf tournament.

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Mohler delivers Southern Seminary fall convocation address; announces Mark Dever hire to faculty August 27, 2019

The church has been in a “predicament” for 2,000 years, and its continuing faithfulness is determined by its commitment to stand firm despite that predicament, said R. Albert Mohler Jr. during The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s fall convocation for the 2019-2020 academic year, August 27.

His address, which was drawn from the text of 1 Corinthians 11:18-31 and titled “The Christian Predicament,” noted that the church is considered foolish and scandalous for its commitment to the cross of Christ. And that is exactly what God intended in his wisdom, according to Mohler, who is president of Southern Seminary.

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Fisher, former Southern Seminary trustee, joins SBTS faculty as preaching professor August 23, 2019

Todd Fisher, a senior pastor for more than 25 years and former member of the Board of Trustees at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, joined the faculty of Southern Seminary earlier this month. Fisher, who graduated from the seminary’s doctor of philosophy program last year, joins the faculty as the Assistant Professor of Christian Preaching. 

Fisher earned his master of theology and doctor of philosophy degrees from Southern Seminary in 2018. He also served as a member of the Southern Seminary Board of Trustees from 2006 to 2016, and as its chairman from 2013 to 2014.

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Musician and worship leader joins Boyce College faculty July 25, 2019

Boyce College is hiring to its faculty worship leader and music teacher Kha Do, the school announced today. Do joins the faculty in an official capacity after serving as an adjunct professor for nearly two years and overseeing a number of music projects at Boyce College, including band leadership and album production.

Do will be Assistant Professor of Music and Worship and the department coordinator for the worship program at Boyce College. In this role, Do will give general oversight to all Boyce ensembles, directly lead the Dorm Meeting Band, and co-lead the Boyce College Choir.

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New Center for Christian Apologetics to continue Southern Seminary’s legacy of defending truth July 2, 2019

Timothy Paul Jones will be the director of the center

Secular culture is more antagonistic to the Christian faith than ever before. In the last century, historic Christianity has often been criticized as outdated, outmoded, and out of touch. And at each step, the church has trusted The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to defend it.

A new Center for Christian Apologetics at Southern Seminary will continue that legacy by ensuring that today’s Christians are prepared to defend historic, orthodox Christianity. The center will give students opportunities to learn from leading apologists and theologians in an effort to underline Southern Seminary as a leading institution for the study of apologetics as a theological discipline.

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