COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- A group of about 100 women gathered for a discussion on how to be better equipped in the 21st century for biblical leadership at a breakfast hosted by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and the North American Mission Board. "One of the things we want to talk about are the opportunities for women to lead and the best place to do that in our comfort zone," said Lizette Beard, project manager at LifeWay Research and a Ph.D. student at Southeastern Seminary.
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- Karen Swallow Prior shared how "Fierce Convictions" and a love for books can transform lives, speaking at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Prior spoke about her book, "Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More -- Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist," during the inaugural event for Southeastern’s Center for Spiritual Formation and Evangelical Spirituality. She delivered a lecture to Ph.D. students followed by an evening talk open to the public held at Wake Forest Baptist Church in Wake Forest, N.C.