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  • David Platt: ‘Church leaders, what is success?’

    October 11 2018 by Marilyn Stewart, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    David Platt:  ‘Church leaders, what is success?’

    David Platt posed a question he called “critical” for church leaders to answer in a Founders’ Day chapel message at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS). “What is success for you?” Platt asked. “How do you define success in your role as a leader in the church?”

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  • NOBTS names Kelley chancellor

    October 8 2018 by Gary D. Myers, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    NOBTS names Kelley chancellor

    New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) trustees named Chuck Kelley as chancellor of the school through July 31, 2019, and approved the accelerated M.Div. program during their fall meeting Oct. 3. Kelley announced his plans to retire from the school on July 31, 2019, during the Oct. 2 Founders’ Day chapel service.

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  • Kelley: ‘Baptist blues’ sermon sought unity, not attack

    August 30 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Kelley: ‘Baptist blues’ sermon sought unity, not attack

    Chuck Kelley’s New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary chapel sermon on “the Baptist blues” was not an attack against anyone in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), he told Baptist Press Aug. 29, but an attempt to foster unity by getting “conversation on the table.”

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  • Kelley: ‘Fuel the Fire’ to spark baptism conversation

    June 28 2018 by Marilyn Stewart, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    Kelley: ‘Fuel the Fire’ to spark baptism conversation

    Baptisms in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) have been in decline for 16 years. To change that, Chuck Kelley hopes to start a conversation. “The Southern Baptist Convention is facing the greatest evangelism crisis in its history, with an unprecedented gap between the number of churches and the number of baptisms those churches record …

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  • NOBTS report highlights God’s grace during tragedy

    September 24 2015 by Gary D. Myers, NOBTS Communication | with 0 comments
    NOBTS report highlights God’s grace during tragedy

    With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina fresh on his mind, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary President Chuck Kelley offered a testimony of God’s grace and mercy during his report to the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee. “Ten years ago at this meeting I stood before you homeless,” Kelley said.

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