FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – A new academic chair honoring longtime pastor and Southern Baptist leader Charles F. Stanley, announcement of the appointment of Gregory A. Wills as the new dean of the School of Theology, naming an academic center for former president Kenneth S. Hemphill and faculty elections highlighted the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary fall Board of Trustees meeting Oct. 18-19.
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – The undergraduate school of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has been renamed – it’s now Texas Baptist College rather than Scarborough College – the seminary announced today (June 9).
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary announced an abrupt change at provost today (Dec. 17).
FORT WORTH (BP) -- Veteran Southern Baptist journalist and communicator James A. Smith Sr. has been appointed director of public relations at The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, President Adam W. Greenway announced Thursday, Oct. 17. "Jim Smith is one of the Southern Baptist Convention's most respected journalists and gifted communicators who brings a wealth of public relations experience and denominational service to this critical new position at Southwestern Seminary," said Greenway. "I have known Jim for a number of years, and having served alongside him previously, I know firsthand the quality of his work and the quantity of his gifts. I am thankful for the Lord's kindness in bringing Jim and his wife, Linda, to serve with us in this strategic moment in the history of Southwestern Seminary."
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumnus Adam W. Greenway, dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, has been unanimously selected by Southwestern Seminary's presidential search committee as their nominee to fill the presidential vacancy.
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Night market vendors were just beginning to set up their kiosks as the mission team prayerwalked the community around a mosque in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The team's leader, Keith Eitel, walked roughly a block behind his wife and a translator as they handed out Thai-language Gospel tracts. One man, after receiving a tract, became puzzled. As they later learned, the man was from Nepal and had only come to Chiang Mai ...
EDITORS' NOTE: The full statement on academic/theological integrity adopted by trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary follows.
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has provided theological education for tens of thousands of persons seeking to follow Jesus in lives of ministry. Over 62,000 students later and nearly a century after our founding, it is eminently appropriate that we articulate our theological and educational commitments for the generations now before us. We have a clear mission strengthened by our guiding priorities and principles.