Southwestern Seminary ‘virtual choir’ bridges pandemic division
FORT WORTH (BP) -- Nearly 70 students and faculty from The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary have collaborated as a "virtual choir" to record the classic hymn "Be Thou My Vision." uniting an array of Christian voices and musicians to inspire the body of Christ during this time of separation caused by COVID-19. The project was designed to inspire the body of Christ during this time of separation caused by COVID-19. The video, titled "Be Thou My Vision -- Sheltering in Place, United in Christ -- SCMW," was released online today (May 4).
FROM THE SEMINARIES: David Dockery to join Southwestern’s faculty
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Baptist theologian and Christian higher education leader David S. Dockery has been appointed to the faculty of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary as professor of theology, President Adam W. Greenway announced Aug. 27 during fall convocation. Dockery, who most recently was president and chancellor of Trinity International University/Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, also will serve as the inaugural theologian-in-residence for the B.H. Carroll Center for Baptist Heritage and Mission as well as special consultant to the president.
SWBTS to house martyred doctor Bill Wallace’s papers
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Southern Baptist medical missionary and martyr Bill Wallace suffered profoundly in his last weeks on earth, but he had long been prepared. "There is no sacrifice in all the world too great for a man to make for the Lord Jesus Christ," he wrote in an emotional letter shared with his home congregation just before he left for his fateful mission to China in 1935. Now, Wallace's farewell message and many other papers from his life will be on display in Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's new Mathena Hall along with his previously acquired portrait.