• God promises to never leave, Akin tells SEBTS grads

    December 12 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    God promises to never leave, Akin tells SEBTS grads

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) President Danny Akin encouraged 169 new seminary graduates and 30 undergraduates Dec. 7 to trust in the steadfast promise that God will never abandon them. Akin highlighted two points in his commencement message from Hebrews 13:5. First, he said God is the one who makes this promise.

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  • Five honored as evangelical scholars during ETS

    November 29 2018 by SEBTS and BP Staff | with 0 comments
    Five honored as evangelical scholars during ETS

    Five evangelical scholars were honored during the Southeastern Theological Fellowship dinner held in conjunction with the Evangelical Theological Society’s (ETS) 70th annual meeting, Nov. 13-15 in Denver. The fellowship, which held its first dinner in 2013, seeks to build camaraderie among academicians from multiple denominations and encourage excellence in scholarship for the glory of Christ.

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  • Thom Rainer to teach at Southeastern part-time

    November 28 2018 by SEBTS and BP Staff | with 0 comments
    Thom Rainer to teach at Southeastern part-time

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) has announced that Thom Rainer, outgoing president of Lifeway Christian Resources, will join the faculty as part-time distinguished professor of church revitalization and leadership in January. SEBTS President Danny Akin said in a news release, “Students will have the incredible opportunity to sit under the instruction of one of …

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  • New college partnership provides pathway for bi-vocational ministry

    A new partnership is underway between The College at Southeastern and Vance-Granville Community College (VGCC) to help students develop technical and ministerial skills for an ever-increasing bi-vocational ministry platform. On Oct. 22, Jamie Dew, dean of the college at Southeastern, and Levy Brown, vice president for academic affairs at VGCC, signed the Memorandum of Understanding …

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  • Southeastern’s Logan Carson passes away at 86

    November 7 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 2 comments
    Southeastern’s Logan Carson passes away at 86

    On Nov. 3, Logan Carson, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) first full-time African-American professor, passed away at the age of 86. Carson, who taught theology at SEBTS from 1994-2009, will be remembered for his vibrant zeal for life, love for teaching scripture to his students and his humility in serving others.

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  • 9Marks at SEBTS: Mobilizing a church on mission

    October 3 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    9Marks at SEBTS: Mobilizing a church on mission

    Understanding the purpose and practice of missions as well as creating a culture of generous support of missionaries were just a few of the many ways that 551 church leaders were challenged to lead their congregations toward missions at the 2018 9Marks conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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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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