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B21 panel looks at GCR, missions, theology

PHOENIX (BP)–The push in 2010 for a Great Commission Resurgence in the Southern Baptist Convention was not a push for more programs, as much as it was an ambition to recover the Gospel among Southern Baptist churches, according to several members of a panel at a Baptist21 luncheon June 14. About 700 guests listened as […]

50 years on job, she’s seen SEBTS grow

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP)–On April 10, 1961, Evelyn Carter began her employment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on a trial basis. Half a century later, her trial period is over, and she is still faithfully serving. In the spring of 1961, Southeastern’s first president, Sydnor L. Stealey, approached his friend Charles, Carter’s husband, to ask […]

TRUSTEES: SEBTS adds 3 profs, updates campus master plan

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP)--Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary's trustees have promoted two professors and elected three professors to the faculty. They also approved an updated campus master plan and changes to a degree program in Bible translation during their April 11-12 biannual meeting.

Resurrection is Wright’s focus at SEBTS

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP)–Newness was the theme of the day when Bryant Wright, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, addressed Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s convocation service. Wright, who planted and now pastors Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga., preached on the newness of life found in Christ. “My body is giving out,” Wright said […]

COMMENCEMENT: Southeastern Seminary

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP)–One hundred and fifty-two students were awarded diplomas by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and its undergraduate school, The College at Southeastern, during fall commencement exercises. SEBTS President Daniel Akin addressed family members and friends of the graduates and gave the charge to the grads, preaching on what he called the “greatest verse […]

Chaplain Struecker: Risk it all for Christ

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP)--As a chaplain in the U.S. Army, Major Jeff Struecker said he admires those -- like Caleb -- who are willing to risk it all.       The decorated chaplain, who was depicted in the movie "Black Hawk Down" on the battle of Mogadishu, Somalia, was the guest speaker in chapel at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

TRUSTEES: Southeastern Seminary celebrates 60th year, Hunt Chair of Biblical Preaching

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP)–Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary celebrated its 60th year during the fall meetings of the Board of Trustees and the Board of Visitors at the Wake Forest, N.C., campus. Trustees and BOV members as well as friends and guests of Southeastern also attended the installation of the Johnny Hunt Chair of Biblical Preaching. […]

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Devoted to the Great Commission

At Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary the Great Commission infuses classrooms, captivates hearts, and undergirds every decision. Thanks to the generous support of Southern Baptists, since 1950 men and women studying at Southeastern have been trained to be effective missionaries in every context. Christ's commands — go, teach, baptize — are obeyed in countless different ways […]

SEBTS: Platt pleads for Gospel sharing

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP)–David Platt said he often is asked, “What happens to the innocent man in Africa who has never heard the Gospel?” The challenge, he said, is not to answer that question but to alleviate the question altogether. Platt, pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Ala., spoke during Global Missions […]

Hunt sees ‘perfect storm;’ Akin, Stetzer, Platt offer views of SBC to young Calvinists

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--According to Southern Baptist Convention President Johnny Hunt, a "perfect storm" is coming.