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  • Chaplaincy ministry, church planting spotlighted at SEBTS

    September 20 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    Chaplaincy ministry, church planting spotlighted at SEBTS

    With more than 100 military community students, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is making strides in its efforts to engage these students and bring awareness to ministry opportunities within the military community. Affiliated SEBTS military personnel and students gathered for panel discussions and various meetings for the seminary’s first Military Community Focus Week, Sept. 4-7.

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  • First seminary chairwoman saw ‘God’s open door’

    July 5 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    First seminary chairwoman saw ‘God’s open door’

    Becky Gardner believed she would grow up to be a schoolteacher in West Tennessee. But now, as superintendent of an award-winning Christian school in Central Illinois and the first-ever chairwoman of a Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) seminary’s board of trustees, she believes she is right where God wants her to be.

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  • SEBTS launches partnership with Acts 29 training program

    February 16 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    SEBTS launches partnership with Acts 29 training program

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) has announced a partnership with Crosslands, a theological training program under Acts 29 Europe, to prepare potential church planters and leaders. The partnership, which launched Feb. 13, developed out of the seminary’s EQUIP Network, a church-based, theological training initiative.

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  • SBC 1st VP Strickland cheers Tillis for DACA efforts

    February 8 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    SBC 1st VP Strickland cheers Tillis for DACA efforts

    Walter Strickland, SBC first vice president and North Carolina Christian educator, urged Sen. Thom Tillis and other members of Congress to continue working toward a legislative solution for young, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children in a press call Feb. 8 hosted by the National Immigration Forum.

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  • 9Marks panels discuss church, SBC

    June 23 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press & Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    9Marks panels discuss church, SBC

    Mark Dever warned pastors that Satan “is going to continue to put increasing pressure on our churches to fall out with each other over different answers to debatable questions.” Dever distinguished such essentials as the deity of Christ and the inerrancy of Scripture from “debatable” issues.

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  • SEBTS reports gains in minority enrollment

    April 27 2017 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    SEBTS reports gains in minority enrollment

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted the biannual meetings of the board of trustees and Southeastern Society April 16-18 at the Wake Forest, N.C., campus. President Danny Akin, reviewing key accomplishments at the seminary, noted to the trustees and Southeastern Society donor supporters that enrollment has increased to 3,580 students.

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  • Southeastern offers minority mission trip assistance

    April 5 2017 by Harper McKay, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    Southeastern offers minority mission trip assistance

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and The College at Southeastern launched a Kingdom Diversity Missions Initiative to encourage minorities to become more involved in Great Commission work around the world. The new program offers minority students financial assistance for Southeastern mission trips along with help in preparing to go.

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  • Immigration and the gospel: panelists examine church’s role

    March 21 2017 by Liz Tablazon, BR Staff Writer | with 2 comments
    Immigration and the gospel: panelists examine church’s role

    Students, faculty and guests gathered at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary for a forum on gaining a biblical understanding of immigration. Walter Strickland moderated the discussion. Speakers unpacked migration references in scripture; God’s mission and the local church’s mission in relation to immigrants; and the church’s political witness.

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  • Southeastern begins new Persian leadership program

    March 7 2017 by SEBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Southeastern begins new Persian leadership program

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is creating a new program aimed at providing Persian church leaders with theological education in their own language. Through its Global Theological Initiatives, SEBTS plans to offer accredited theological training for Persian students at many levels. Leading the program as the Coordinator for Persian Leadership Development is Kambiz Saghaey ...

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  • Women’s academic society forms at Southeastern

    February 24 2017 by Harper McKay, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    Women’s academic society forms at Southeastern

    Women at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and The College at Southeastern have a new opportunity for encouragement and collaboration in their academic work through the Society for Women in Scholarship. Created by students, the society’s goal is to provide a gathering place for ideas, networking, learning and leadership development among women.

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  • SEBTS welcomes new director of Hispanic leadership development

    February 7 2017 by Harper McKay, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    SEBTS welcomes new director of Hispanic leadership development

    Miguel Echevarria has joined Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary as the new director of Hispanic leadership development and assistant professor of New Testament and Greek. “Miguel Echevarria is a welcomed addition to Southeastern,” said Danny Akin. “We are devoted to expanding our programs among Hispanics, and I believe he is the right man ... to make it happen.”

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  • GO Conference encourages pursuit of the Great Commission

    February 6 2017 by Harper McKay, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    GO Conference encourages pursuit of the Great Commission

    Whether you are an international missionary, church planter, business professional or teacher, your life should be spent fulfilling the Great Commission. This was a resounding theme during the ninth annual GO Conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. More than 550 participants gathered to be challenged to fulfill the Great Commission.

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  • Danny Akin reminds students to ‘be doers of the Word’

    January 23 2017 by Harper McKay, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    Danny Akin reminds students to ‘be doers of the Word’

    Faculty and staff of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary welcomed students to a new spring semester at the convocation service. President Danny Akin delivered the convocation address, speaking about obedience to God’s Word. Turning to the parable of the house on the sand, Akin warned against amassing knowledge without applying it to one’s life.

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  • Conference asks, ‘Who Moved My Pulpit?’

    January 9 2017 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Conference asks, ‘Who Moved My Pulpit?’

    When Lynn Sasser read Thom Rainer’s book Who Moved My Pulpit? Leading Change in the Church he knew immediately that church leaders need to hear the book’s message. Rainer is the president of LifeWay Christian Resources, and Sasser is the executive leader for the evangelism and discipleship group of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.

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  • Danny Akin exhorts grads to live as new creations

    December 27 2016 by Harper McKay, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    Danny Akin exhorts grads to live as new creations

    During his presidential address at the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) fall commencement ceremony, Danny Akin exhorted graduates, faculty and guests to proclaim the gospel because of who they are in Christ. The fall graduates of SEBTS and The College at Southeastern make up the 64th graduating class with 208 total students receiving degrees.

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