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  • Conservative Resurgence archives to be housed at new center

    February 12 2018 by Joni Hannigan, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    Conservative Resurgence archives to be housed at new center

    It has been more than 40 years since the Southern Baptist Convention’s “Conservative Resurgence.” The libraries and archives of Adrian Rogers and James C. Hefley Jr. will be preserved as part of the new Baptist Heritage Library at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth.

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  • SBC added as defendant in Pressler lawsuit

    January 23 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBC added as defendant in Pressler lawsuit

    The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has been added as a co-defendant in a lawsuit accusing retired Texas state judge Paul Pressler of sexual abuse. An amendment to a suit originally filed last October claims the SBC had a “duty to exercise reasonable care so as to control” Pressler.

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  • SBC evangelism task force discusses recommendations

    December 11 2017 by Alex Sibley, SWBTS | with 0 comments
    SBC evangelism task force discusses recommendations

    Members of the Southern Baptist Convention’s evangelism task force met Dec. 5 to each share recommendations that will be considered for a final report to the Southern Baptist Convention’s 2018 annual meeting in Dallas. The task force gathered on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary for the second of three scheduled meetings.

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  • SWBTS cuts staff due to health care, utility costs

    November 9 2017 by Tammi Reed Ledbetter, SWBTS | with 0 comments
    SWBTS cuts staff due to health care, utility costs

    Escalating health care costs, increased expenses for utilities and other higher education costs have prompted personnel cuts at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Initial adjustments to operations were not sufficient to stay within the $36.8 million 2017-2018 fiscal year budget set by the seminary’s trustees last spring.

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  • Reformation insights highlighted by seminary profs

    October 27 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Reformation insights highlighted by seminary profs

    As the world commemorates the Protestant Reformation’s 500th anniversary, Southern Baptist Convention seminary professors have highlighted what they say are among the most important Reformation insights for followers of Jesus today.

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  • ‘Remarkable’ number of women reported at SBC seminaries

    September 25 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Remarkable’ number of women reported at SBC seminaries

    “A remarkable number of young women” are enrolling at Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) seminaries, according to a report delivered this week to the SBC Executive Committee. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson, said female SBC seminary graduates are helping to fulfill a need in churches for “strong female Bible teachers.”

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  • Great Awakening theology cited as evangelism aid

    August 18 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Great Awakening theology cited as evangelism aid

    Christians who experienced America’s First and Second Great Awakenings were united in their belief that sinners must trust Christ for salvation. But they expressed varying ideas of how to lead nonbelievers to Jesus. By studying revivals and awakenings believers will “see how deep the interplay is between theology, corporate Christian practice and individual conversion.”

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  • SBC evangelism task force holds first meeting

    August 17 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBC evangelism task force holds first meeting

    How to increase Southern Baptists’ passion for personal evangelism and encourage preachers to include evangelistic invitations in every sermon were among the topics discussed at the first meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention’s task force on soul winning and evangelistic preaching. “I cannot remember a meeting that encouraged my heart as much as this one,” Paige Patterson said.

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  • SWBTS book illuminates biblical teaching on parenting

    Seminary Hill Press, the publishing arm of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, has released a new anthology book titled “Everyday Parenting” featuring chapters written by faculty, alumni and friends of the seminary. Paige and Dorothy Patterson wrote the foreword for the book, calling it a “perceptive and important volume.”

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  • Jerry Vines enrolls in SWBTS Ph.D. program

    August 2 2017 by Alex Sibley, SWBTS | with 0 comments
    Jerry Vines enrolls in SWBTS Ph.D. program

    Following more than 60 years of preaching, Jerry Vines has enrolled in the Ph.D. program at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The prolific preacher, former Southern Baptist Convention president, and frequent speaker at Southwestern’s annual preaching conference will begin his studies at the seminary’s School of Preaching this fall.

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  • Physical therapist doubles as bivocational pastor

    July 20 2017 by Katie Coleman, SWBTS | with 0 comments
    Physical therapist doubles as bivocational pastor

    Francis Calimbahin’s schedule reflects the numerous responsibilities of life, ministry and a career as a licensed physical therapist. Managing his schedule is often complicated but his calling is simple: serve the Lord and make disciples. Calimbahin embraces life as a bivocational pastor of Caprock Church in Arlington, Texas.

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  • Archaeologist’s discovery supports Bible’s Gezer account

    July 11 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Archaeologist’s discovery supports Bible’s Gezer account

    A discovery of ancient human remains by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary archaeologists has helped confirm scripture’s portrayal of the city of Gezer in southern Israel. The discovery, unearthed this summer, included remains of two adults and a child inside a building that appeared to have been violently destroyed in the 13th century B.C.

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  • SBC seminary presidents recap campus highlights

    June 19 2017 by SBC Seminary staff | with 0 comments
    SBC seminary presidents recap campus highlights

    Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) six seminaries noted growth in ministry, enrollment and financial support in their reports to messengers June 14 at the SBC annual meeting in Phoenix.

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  • ‘Text is king,’ Allen says at pre-Pastors’ Conf. workshop

    Having worked with each of this year’s Pastors’ Conference speakers earlier this spring on their preaching through the book of Philippians, David Allen noted text-driven preaching is expository preaching “as it should be done.” Allen led the Text-Driven Preaching Workshop as the official pre-conference workshop of the annual Pastor’s Conference in Phoenix.

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  • ETS regional meetings: ‘a joy’ for SBC seminaries

    May 9 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ETS regional meetings: ‘a joy’ for SBC seminaries

    Three Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) seminaries were among the host institutions this spring for Evangelical Theological Society regional meetings. A total of more than 650 theologians and theological students attended meetings at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Gateway Seminary of the SBC.

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