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  • TRUSTEES: ERLC names Mohler, Waggoner for key awards

    September 7 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    TRUSTEES: ERLC names Mohler, Waggoner for key awards

    Trustees of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission approved a seminary president and a courtroom advocate as recipients of the Southern Baptist entity’s 2018 awards Wednesday (Sept. 5) during their annual meeting. The ERLC board unanimously endorsed R. Albert Mohler Jr. for the Distinguished Christian Service Award and Kristen Waggoner for the Religious Liberty Award.

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  • CP panelists tackle race, state of SBC, Calvinism

    June 25 2018 by Karen L. Willoughby, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    CP panelists tackle race, state of SBC, Calvinism

    Panelists on the Cooperative Program (CP) Stage in the exhibit hall prior to the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) annual meeting in Dallas, discussed a variety of cultural and denominational issues during 20-minute segments live-streamed at talkcp.com. Among topics on the stage were the state of the SBC, abuse in the church, racism …

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  • Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy denounced, defended

    June 20 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy denounced, defended

    Southern Baptist and other evangelical female leaders expressed their opposition Monday (June 18) to separating children from parents on the border as Congress prepares again to take up the immigration issue. The call for a change in the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that has resulted in family separation at the United States’ border with …

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  • Gaines, others see God at work amid SBC’s trials

    June 5 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Gaines, others see God at work amid SBC’s trials

    Despite turmoil related to terminations and resignations of “several” Southern Baptists “from key positions of leadership,” Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines says, there are signs “the Lord is going to come upon us powerfully in Dallas” at next week’s SBC annual meeting. Meanwhile, prayer strategist Ted Elmore said he is seeing “more emphasis on prayer …

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  • Mohler confronts SBC’s ‘horrifying #MeToo moment’

    May 25 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Mohler confronts SBC’s ‘horrifying #MeToo moment’

    R. Albert Mohler Jr. has labeled turmoil in the Southern Baptist Convention the SBC’s “own horrifying #MeToo moment” and said it stems from “an unorganized conspiracy of silence” about sexual misconduct and abuse. “Judgment has now come to the house of the Southern Baptist Convention,” Mohler wrote.

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  • Mohler points SBTS grads to sources of strength

    May 22 2018 by Andrew J.W. Smith, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Mohler points SBTS grads to sources of strength

    Graduates of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary can draw strength for ministry from the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and their obedience to His call, President R. Albert Mohler Jr. said in his commencement address to the seminary’s 2018 graduates.

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  • Mohler tells NRB of ‘new regime of invented rights’

    The liberties enshrined in the Constitution are today “confused, contorted, and sometimes even condemned,” R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, said at the National Religious Broadcasters’ First Amendment Lunch. “Religious freedom, freedom of speech and the freedom of the press are all threatened even as other rights are marginalized,” Mohler said.

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  • At UCLA, Mohler tackles ‘Ask Anything’ questions

    March 8 2018 by Aaron Cline Hanbury, SBTS | with 0 comments
    At UCLA, Mohler tackles ‘Ask Anything’ questions

    One University of California Los Angeles student asked about the Christian understanding of gender and transgenderism. Another asked R. Albert Mohler Jr. why God allows “80 percent” of the world’s population to spend eternity in hell. Yet another student asked about Christians participating in stem cell research and therapies.

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  • Mohler: Lord’s Prayer is ‘revolutionary’ manifesto

    February 28 2018 by Andrew J.W. Smith, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Mohler: Lord’s Prayer is ‘revolutionary’ manifesto

    The Lord’s Prayer is a revolutionary manifesto for God’s eternal reign in heaven and earth, R. Albert Mohler Jr. writes in his new book, “The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down.” Most people recognize the familiar refrains of the prayer. But people often don’t understand the words they’re saying, Mohler writes.

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  • Mohler’s The Briefing tackles cultural questions

    September 26 2017 by Zachary Ball and RuthAnne Irvin, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Mohler’s The Briefing tackles cultural questions

    He could just as likely be in Louisville, Ky., or somewhere in Germany. But no matter the time or place, R. Albert Mohler Jr. records The Briefing five days a week. And that reliability has paid off for the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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  • Astronaut sees ‘an infinite God’ from space

    September 1 2016 by Andrew J.W. Smith, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Astronaut sees ‘an infinite God’ from space

    Speeding around Earth at 17,500 mph, U.S. astronaut Jeff Williams spoke through a NASA downlink during The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s chapel Aug. 30. Williams is commander for Expedition 48 of the International Space Station. The astronaut has spoken at the Louisville, Ky., campus previously and regularly listens to Mohler’s podcast in orbit.

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  • Page: God provides spiritual DNA for godliness, power

    September 1 2016 by Annie Corser, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Page: God provides spiritual DNA for godliness, power

    Participation in the divine nature of God leads to a life of spiritual effectiveness and productivity, said Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page during the chapel message at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “This divine provision says we are born complete with that which we need for life and godliness,” said Page.

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  • Missions effectiveness examined by SBC leaders

    June 22 2016 by Karen L Willoughby, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Missions effectiveness examined by SBC leaders

    Entity leaders discussed ways to be more effective in global missions during one of 18 Cooperative Program panel discussions held in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting. The recorded discussion took place at one side of the America Center’s exhibit hall with Jon Akin, pastor of Fairview Baptist Church moderating.

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  • Mohler to grads: Hope for gospel to ‘speed ahead’

    May 25 2016 by Annie Corser, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Mohler to grads: Hope for gospel to ‘speed ahead’

    Gospel ministers must proclaim God’s Word with the urgency of eternal consequences, said President R. Albert Mohler Jr. in his May 20 commencement address to the 2016 graduates of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. During the institution’s 216th commencement exercises on the seminary lawn in Louisville, Ky., 284 master’s and doctoral students from 44 states …

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  • Preach despite tribulation, Mohler tells graduates

    December 14 2015 by Andrew J.W. Smith, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Preach despite tribulation, Mohler tells graduates

    God sends ministers into a troubled world with the confidence of the gospel, said President R. Albert Mohler Jr. in his Dec. 11 winter commencement address to 230 master’s and doctoral graduates of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Graduates of the seminary will face many trials, but God calls them to evangelize …

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