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  • Nat’l CP 2.59% ahead of projection

    September 6 2018 by Baptist Press Staff | with 0 comments
    Nat’l CP 2.59% ahead of projection

    Year-to-date contributions to Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) national and international missions and ministries received by the SBC Executive Committee are 2.59 percent above the year-to-date budgeted projection, and 0.01 percent above contributions received during the same time frame last year, according to a news release from D. August Boto, SBC Executive Committee interim president and executive vice president for convention policy.

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  • Seminary Roundup: News from SBTS, SEBTS and MBTS

    December 4 2015 by Compiled by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Seminary Roundup: News from SBTS, SEBTS and MBTS

    The following article, compiled by Baptist Press, includes news releases of interest from Southern Baptist seminaries including The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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  • Key advances reported by SBC seminaries

    June 18 2015 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Key advances reported by SBC seminaries

    Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention’s seminaries noted key initiatives as well as enrollment gains in their reports to messengers June 16 at the SBC annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio. This year the presidents gave their reports jointly and prayed for the next president as he was introduced.

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  • SCOTUS marriage decision could threaten seminaries

    May 4 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SCOTUS marriage decision could threaten seminaries

    Southern Baptist seminary leaders are among those expressing concern at the U.S. solicitor general’s admission that nationwide legalization of gay marriage could lead to the removal of tax-exempt status from religious institutions that stand for traditional marriage.

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  • Evangelism urgent, seminary presidents say

    March 3 2015 by Charissa Crotts, SBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Evangelism urgent, seminary presidents say

    American culture sees evangelism based on the the gospel as a threat, said two Southern Baptist seminary presidents in a Feb. 10 panel discussion at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The school hosted the panel with President R. Albert Mohler Jr. and Danny Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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  • ETS meeting to feature Southern Baptists

    November 12 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ETS meeting to feature Southern Baptists

    Some 90 representatives of Southern Baptist Convention seminaries will make presentations this month to the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), the world’s largest society of evangelical scholars. ETS will meet in San Diego under the theme “Ecclesiology,” a term referencing the study of the church.

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  • SBC seminary presidents report to messengers

    June 25 2013 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    Messengers to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) were reminded of the importance of theological education through reports from the convention’s six seminaries during the June 11-12 annual meeting in Houston.

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  • Seminaries act in face of financial woes

    December 18 2008 by BR staff and agency writers | with 0 comments

    Southern Baptist seminaries are making steep cuts to deal with economic troubles. The head of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., is predicting layoffs and tuition increases to manage a $3 million budget shortfall. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, is working to cut its budget by approximately 10 percent, or $3.5 million to $4 million.

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