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  • ‘More than ever’ global school prayer event critical

    September 26 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘More than ever’ global school prayer event critical

    Prayer is needed now in schools more than ever, organizers of an annual prayer event said as the initiative marks its 28th year Sept. 26 at 7 a.m. in schools globally. See You at the Pole (SYATP), drawing an estimated 1 million students in prayer on school grounds, is expanding its influence this year by teaming with Claim Your Campus …

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  • High school grads stay in church through new outreach

    July 6 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    High school grads stay in church through new outreach

    Students can remain engaged in discipleship and evangelism when moving from high school to college in a new outreach targeting pastors, parents, churches, ministries and teenagers alike. Campus Ministry Link (CML), the new outreach of Austin, Texas-based Campus Renewal Ministries, seeks to reverse a gospel-engagement decline of 70 percent among high school graduates leaving home …

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  • Most Texas Christian colleges ban guns on campus

    March 1 2016 by Melinda Taylor, World News Service | with 0 comments
    Most Texas Christian colleges ban guns on campus

    Starting in August, public universities in Texas must allow concealed guns on campus. Although conservative and, in some cases, Christian lawmakers championed the new “campus carry” law, most of the state’s private religious universities are opting out. So far, more than 20 private colleges say they will continue to ban guns on campus.

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  • Iorg says seminary’s relocation ‘has no parallel’

    February 15 2016 by Kathie Chute, GGBTS | with 0 comments
    Iorg says seminary’s relocation ‘has no parallel’

    Speaking during the final president’s convocation on the Mill Valley campus in the Bay Area that has been the seminary’s home base since 1959, Jeff Iorg said he was deeply moved by the spirit in which seminary personnel had responded to the transition.

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  • Relocation of Golden Gate campuses moving forward

    January 21 2016 by Kathie Chute, GGBTS | with 0 comments
    Relocation of Golden Gate campuses moving forward

    Construction is progressing rapidly at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary’s two new campuses, and more than 40 new jobs have been posted on the seminary’s website, President Jeff Iorg reported in mid-January. Iorg, speaking to the seminary’s staff and students, said the new campus in Ontario, Calif., is still on target …

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  • LifeWay reopens search for new headquarters

    November 17 2015 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    LifeWay reopens search for new headquarters

    LifeWay Christian Resources is stepping away from the purchase of a 1.5-acre site in downtown Nashville to look at other sites for a new headquarters, LifeWay President Thom Rainer said in a letter to employees Nov. 16. They do intend to complete the sale of their 14.5-acre campus ...

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  • ‘Golden Gate embarking on historic year,’ says Iorg

    August 31 2015 by Kathie Chute, GGBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘Golden Gate embarking on historic year,’ says Iorg

    An academic year “like no other in the history of American seminaries” awaits faculty, staff and students of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, President Jeff Iorg said. “We are moving the primary campus of one of the 10 largest seminaries in the United States 400 miles to Southern California …

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  • Rainer: LifeWay, at ‘hinge moments,’ moving forward

    August 28 2015 by Carol Pipes, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Rainer: LifeWay, at ‘hinge moments,’ moving forward

    LifeWay Christian Resources is facing “hinge moments” and decisions, regarding the sale and relocation of its downtown Nashville headquarters, that will propel the organization in one direction or another, President Thom S. Rainer told trustees during the board’s Aug. 24-25 meeting. “We are about to walk through some open doors ...

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  • SBTS receives Keesee technology grant

    June 3 2015 by Paul Baity and Andrew J.W. Smith, SBTS | with 0 comments
    SBTS receives Keesee technology grant

    The Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund awarded a grant of $198,000 to The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for upgrading the technology and furnishings of 10 classrooms. The technology afforded by the grant will offer faculty members the tools to teach on a global scale, allow better student retention of the material …

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  • GGBTS relocation to be ‘mission-focused’

    May 14 2015 by Tyler Sanders, GGBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    GGBTS relocation to be ‘mission-focused’

    Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary President Jeff Iorg presented building plans for both the new primary campus in Southern California and commuter campus in the San Francisco area to trustees during their spring meeting. Iorg said the seminary would use a “mission-focused design scheme” to best utilize space in the new locations.

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  • LifeWay campus under contract

    March 25 2015 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    LifeWay campus under contract

    LifeWay Christian Resources has entered into a contract for the sale of its campus in downtown Nashville. Contract terms, including the sale price, have not been disclosed. The contract is with Uptown Nashville, LLC, a consortium of local and national developers formed specifically to develop this property.

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  • LifeWay letter of intent narrows potential buyers

    February 25 2015 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    LifeWay letter of intent narrows potential buyers

    LifeWay Christian Resources, continuing to move toward selling its 14.5-acre downtown Nashville complex, signed a letter of intent Feb. 23. LifeWay, the publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, has analyzed “more than a dozen offers to purchase our property in downtown Nashville” and had eliminated several of the offers …

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  • Southern Seminary launches Global Campus

    February 13 2015 by S. Craig Sanders, SBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Southern Seminary launches Global Campus

    “We do not merely want to have a program that allows people to access Southern Seminary online,” said President R. Albert Mohler Jr. when he announced the initiative in chapel during the seminary’s Great Commission Focus. “Our ambition is bolder than that — it is to reach the nations.”

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  • University party culture contributes to high numbers of rape

    February 3 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
     University party culture contributes to high numbers of rape

    The horrific volume of sexual assault on U.S. college campuses is not only a reflection of the wickedness in individual assailants’ hearts. It is the fruit of a campus culture awash in sexual immorality. Any lasting solution must address the underlying culture in which drunkenness and illicit sex are viewed as permissible.

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  • ABS to move headquarters to Philadelphia

    January 29 2015 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    ABS to move headquarters to Philadelphia

    After nearly 200 years in New York City, the American Bible Society has announced a relocation of its headquarters to Philadelphia. ABS works to distribute scripture across the world and equip Bible translators, according to the organization’s website.

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