Dew reminds graduates there is ‘gain in loss, life in death’
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – Jamie Dew, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College, shared with the 254 graduate candidates and their families gathered for graduation May 12 a question that keeps him up at night.
Seminaries’ conference explores the human soul
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – Recent brain research and neuroscience discoveries have pushed to the forefront the questions of what does it mean to be human and do humans have souls.
NOBTS trustees name new faculty, participate in Serve Day with SBC president
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – Two faculty additions by presidential appointment were announced at the April 11-12 trustee meeting of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, along with reports of God at work.
Timely NOBTS chapel sermon and incident leads student to call for prayer
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – James Thomas, church planter at Epic Church in New Orleans and a student at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College, was moved by the timing of an NOBTS chapel message calling on believers to pray for the city that coincided with a violent incident occurring nearby.
NOBTS Defend 23 apologetics conference sees record attendance
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – A record attendance with church and college groups coming from as far away as Oregon and Canada marked this year’s Defend 2023 apologetics conference at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Jan. 2-6.
Christmas and ‘The Great Reversal’
A baby born in an unlikely place. Peace and goodwill to all. Who doesn’t love a story like that?
Seminary professor’s ‘motorcycle sabbatical’ leads to fruitful conversations
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – When NOBTS evangelism professor Jeff Farmer discovered he could stay in the homes of other bike enthusiasts during his 16,400 mile “motorcycle sabbatical,” it was an opportunity he couldn’t pass up.
Prisoners to pastors: Former inmates share journeys with NOBTS students
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – Everything “dark” a man could do, Robert Hyde had done. For Paul Will, life had become “permanently empty.”
‘Cree’ gathering brings Hispanic community together at NOBTS
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – The conference “Cree,” Spanish for “believe,” drew more than 500 Hispanic pastors, staff members and lay leaders to New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in a first-ever gathering of its kind to encourage and equip Hispanic church leaders.
Thrive ministry wives program at NOBTS celebrates first graduating class
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Every student looks forward to graduation day, but 21 women at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College had a special reason to celebrate. Together, the women made up the first graduating class of Thrive, the ministry wives certificate program that launched two years ago.