SBC DIGEST: NAMB webinar on ‘sending culture’; Duncan joins SWBTS faculty; Leavell College launches house system
NAMB webinar helps collegiate leaders create “sending culture”; Longtime music ministry leader Jon Duncan joins SWBTS faculty; Leavell College launches house system.
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – Hurricane Zeta made landfall as a Category 2 storm in southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday evening (Oct. 28), passing over New Orleans around 7:30 p.m. before trekking across the southeastern United States and into the mid-Atlantic states as a tropical storm, leaving more than 2.5 million without power.
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary trustees approved three initiatives to bolster the work of Leavell College, elected Tyler Wittman to the faculty and affirmed changes to the doctor of ministry program.
NEW ORLEANS (BP) – In a move that brings together New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s heart to reach the city and the North American Mission Board’s efforts for Gospel impact in New Orleans, NOBTS trustees approved a partnership with NAMB to launch a church planting center on the NOBTS campus.
After long months of COVID-19 restrictions, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary returned to a regular, in-person chapel schedule Oct. 6. During the Going Global lunch Sept. 15, IMB leaders shared their vision for mission work with SWBTS students as well as specific opportunities for students.
SBC DIGEST: Conservative Baptist Network hosts Bible conference; NOBTS scholarship helps students affected by COVID
More than 200 church leaders and members from across the Mid-South gathered on the campus of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary for the Conservative Baptist Network’s inaugural Bible conference. Phase two of the Bridge Campaign, a special scholarship fund benefiting New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College students impacted by COVID-19, has surpassed its goal of $150,000.
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary President Jamie Dew posed a question to the audience gathered Sept. 3 for convocation, the official start of the academic year. In a joint effort to equip believers to serve the Church and fulfill the Great Commission, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is sponsoring Season 5 of the "Knowing Faith" podcast.
Baptist Community Ministries emergency grant helps NOBTS meet COVID guidelines; SWBTS virtual preaching conference advocates sermon-based small groups.
When Jamie Dew and his family arrived last summer in New Orleans to lead the Southern Baptist seminary there, people told them, "If you love the city it will love you back." Following a busy first year full of both successes and challenges, Dew said that's true not only of his adopted city but the seminary as well.
NEW ORLEANS -- "Hope for the best; plan for the worst" was the warning the hospice doctor gave Joyce Harrington, 93, at a New Orleans hospital when she was admitted with COVID-19 symptoms March 25. The doctor delivered the same dire warning over the phone to Harrington's daughters -- Rhonda Harrington Kelley, wife of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary President Emeritus Chuck Kelley, and Mitzi Woodson, whose husband is a medical doctor in Oklahoma.