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  • Akin: God’s grace ‘more than sufficient’ for SEBTS

    June 18 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    Akin: God’s grace ‘more than sufficient’ for SEBTS

    Danny Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, reported to messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas June 13, as did presidents from the other five Southern Baptist seminaries. In light of recent allegations, which involved the mishandling of an alleged rape report at SEBTS during Paige Patterson’s presidency …

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  • String of statements dispute details of Patterson’s firing

    June 5 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    String of statements dispute details of Patterson’s firing

    The specifics of what led to Paige Patterson’s removal from leadership at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary have been scarce, largely due to closed-door trustee meetings and confidential student files, but a recent series of statements by two seminaries and Patterson’s attorney have begun to parse the finer points of the controversial decision.

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  • Woman hushed by Patterson comes forward, tells of 8 more

    June 1 2018 by Seth Brown & Liz Tablazon, Biblical Recorder | with 4 comments
    Woman hushed by Patterson comes forward, tells of 8 more

    Megan Lively, a former student at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary who was encouraged in 2003 by then-president Paige Patterson not to report an alleged sexual assault to police, said several women have contacted her with similar stories about Patterson since she came forward. Lively said she “wanted people to know” because she “felt like there were others.”

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  • Evangelism professor Alvin Reid resigns at Southeastern

    May 25 2018 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Evangelism professor Alvin Reid resigns at Southeastern

    Alvin Reid has resigned from the faculty of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), citing “personal and spiritual issues.” Reid, 59, SEBTS senior professor of evangelism and student ministry, stated on his website May 21, “I have resigned from teaching and public ministry to address personal and spiritual issues in my life.”

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  • How one advocate for justice found her place at Southeastern

    Brianna Copeland is not just learning about global justice; she is actively participating in it. Her passion for justice in high school is what led her to The College at Southeastern. Copeland is one of the founders of Save Our Sisters, an organization that advocates for social justice specifically in the area of sex trafficking.

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  • Akin to SEBTS grads: Great Commission is their banner

    May 15 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    Akin to SEBTS grads: Great Commission is their banner

    Living out the Great Commission in life and ministry was the theme of spring graduation at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). “You all know that this was the banner under which you entered Southeastern Seminary,” SEBTS President Danny Akin said, “and this will also be the banner under which you graduate.”

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  • LINK Conference: ‘A catalyst toward change’ in multicultural ministry

    On April 13, the Kingdom Diversity Initiative at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted the LINK Conference to discuss how to put multicultural passion into informed practice. Due to racism’s damaging effects, speakers at the conference gave multiple perspectives for how a church can begin breaking down barriers within congregations.

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  • N.C. Baptist investment impacting prisons for Christ

    April 17 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptist investment impacting prisons for Christ

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s investment into a program designed to equip and train inmates to serve as ministers in the North Carolina prison system is bearing fruit after its inaugural year.

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  • SEBTS begins East Asia leadership initiative

    April 16 2018 by SEBTS & Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    SEBTS begins East Asia leadership initiative

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) Global Theological Initiatives office is creating an East Asian Leadership Initiative office with Minwoo Jang as coordinator. Jang, a native of South Korea, is graduating from SEBTS with a Th.M. in May and is seeking to enter the Ph.D. program.

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  • TRUSTEES: Endowed post, female board chair at SEBTS

    April 13 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    TRUSTEES: Endowed post, female board chair at SEBTS

    Scott Hildreth was installed April 10 as the George Liele Director of the Lewis A. Drummond Center for Great Commission Studies, the first endowed directorship at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The election of trustee officers marked a historic moment, with Becky Gardner believed to be the first female trustee chair for a seminary.

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  • Southeastern aiding Cuban convention’s momentum

    April 10 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 2 comments
    Southeastern aiding Cuban convention’s momentum

    The Cuban church planting movement has been on the move for nearly 30 years as house churches have grown in number and people have come to Christ by the thousands. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is joining what God is doing through the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Santiago through theological training to equip leaders for ministry.

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  • SEBTS’ Link Conference to foster multicultural ministry

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Office of Kingdom Diversity is hosting a one-day event April 13 on its campus in Wake Forest, N.C., to offer training for current and future Christian leaders interested in developing ethnically diverse ministry teams. The Link Conference will address practical issues organizations face as they diversify ...

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  • Köstenberger examines biblical & systematic theology

    March 28 2018 by T. Patrick Hudson, MBTS | with 0 comments
    Köstenberger examines biblical & systematic theology

    New Testament scholar Andreas Köstenberger emphasized the importance of rightly studying biblical theology during Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s annual Sizemore Lectures, March 13-14 at the Kansas City, Mo., campus. Köstenberger focused his two-lecture series on the topic, “The Promise and Practice of Biblical Theology.”

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  • African American missions movement highlighted at SEBTS

    February 13 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    African American missions movement highlighted at SEBTS

    The history of the African American missions movement was the primary focus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s fourth annual Black History Celebration Lunch. “If we only hear about a particular narrative of the American Christian story, our assumption is that God is only working amongst those people,” said Walter Strickland.

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  • SEBTS convocation: Endure opposition through scripture

    January 30 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    SEBTS convocation: Endure opposition through scripture

    The only way to endure opposition to the gospel is through God’s Word, Provost Bruce Ashford of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary said in the spring semester convocation at the Wake Forest campus. Ashford examined observations the apostle Paul made in regard to enduring opposition, drawing from 2 Timothy 3:10-16.

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