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TRUSTEES: MBTS dedicates library, celebrates record enrollment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) – Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s fall Board of Trustees meeting focused on gratitude for enrollment growth, the dedication of the seminary’s newly renovated library, the announcement of a forthcoming graduate-level missions program, and the election of new faculty members.

TRUSTEES: SWBTS approves Stanley Chair, Hemphill Center

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.

SBC DIGEST: Texas church honors retiring pastor with missions gift; Chaplain receives hero’s welcome at NOBTS

Texas church donates to IMB in honor of pastor’s retirement; NOBTS professor, military chaplain returns after year of deployment.

TRUSTEES: NOBTS elects Greg Mathias to faculty, approves curriculum updates

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College trustees elected Greg Mathias to the faculty, approved curriculum adjustments, and welcomed 12 new trustees during their fall meeting Oct. 12-13.

SEBTS celebrates high attendance and record giving

WAKE FOREST, NC (BP) – The Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is celebrating an enrollment of more than 5,000 students and the highest year of financial giving in the school’s history, according to SEBTS President Danny Akin. The Seminary’s Trustees met on Oct. 11-12.

SBTS experiences record enrollment and revenues in 2020-2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary experienced a record year in both revenues and enrollment in 2020-2021, seminary officials reported to Southern’s Board of Trustees at its fall meeting.

Gateway Seminary focused on mission-critical objectives, executive transitions

DENVER (BP) -- Gateway Seminary President Jeff Iorg told trustees during the fall board meeting the school has retained mission-discipline in spite of a bevy of distractions. Nearly the entire board met in-person October 11 and 12 in Denver, Colorado, while a limited number of trustees joined remotely.

Luter honored at NOBTS for 35 years of ministry, influence

NEW ORLEANS (BP) – Fred Luter, pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, was honored by New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College Tuesday (Oct. 12), with the announcement that a commemorative brick paver would be placed in his honor in the seminary’s Legacy Plaza reading “Fred Luter, the pastor of New Orleans.”

NOBTS student’s life touched thousands despite disabilities

NEW ORLEANS (BP) – David Sneed, 65, was plagued by lifelong disabilities and health issues. The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary doctor of ministry student once said he hoped to die in the pulpit, preaching. Those who knew him best say he did exactly that, because his life was a living sermon.

FROM THE SEMINARIES: SBTS celebrates life of Gregory Brewton; Dustin Benge named SBTS VP of communications

SBTS celebrates life and ministry of beloved professor; Benge named SBTS VP of communications and associate professor.