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  • Seminary luncheons: highlights & challenges

    by SBC Seminary Staff, posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (yesterday)

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    DALLAS (BP) -- Campus highlights and challenges were among the topics of June 13 luncheons for alumni and friends of Southern Baptist seminaries during the SBC's annual meeting in Dallas.

    Gateway

    DALLAS (BP) -- About 150 alumni and friends of Gateway Seminary gathered for their annual luncheon at the Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas June 13. Attendees heard reports about the seminary's progress ... Read More

  • SBC seminary presidents relay reports to messengers

    by SBC Seminary Staff, posted Thursday, June 14, 2018 (6 days ago)

    Photo by Van Payne
    DALLAS (BP) -- Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention's six seminaries reported on their 2017-2018 academic year to messengers June 13 at the SBC annual meeting in Dallas.

    Iorg reports Gateway Seminary 'at its best'

    By Kathie Chute

    DALLAS (BP) -- Jeff Iorg, president of Gateway Seminary, reminded messengers that his past several reports have dealt with transition, moving the campus and a name change. Read More

  • SBC DIGEST: Seminary profs Christian George & David Sills resign

    by Biblical Recorder & BP Staff, posted Wednesday, June 06, 2018 (14 days ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Two Southern Baptist seminary faculty members have resigned their positions, vacating ministries that previously had placed them in the news.

    The resignations of Christian George at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and David Sills at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary were reported by the Biblical Recorder, newsjournal of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, on June 4.

    George, curator of Midwestern Seminary's Spurgeon Library and its digitized Spurgeon Archive, had edited two volumes of previously unpublished sermons by Charles Spurgeon in a planned 12-volume series, "The Lost Sermons of C.H. Spurgeon," published by the B&H Academic division of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Read More

  • MBTS grads urged to remain faithful in life, ministry

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Tuesday, May 08, 2018 (one month ago)

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Jason Allen, president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, challenged graduates during the school's 63rd commencement to "guard their personal holiness and doctrinal faithfulness."

    Midwestern Seminary's academic year concluded with much pomp and circumstance on May 4 as graduates, families and friends gathered together in the Daniel Lee Chapel for the school's commencement exercises–launching theologically-trained gospel ministers into service. Read More

  • TRUSTEES: MBTS adds Köstenberger, renames college

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018 (2 months ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's trustees have elected Andreas J. Köstenberger to the fulltime faculty and announced the renaming/rebranding of Midwestern College, to now be known as Spurgeon College.

    Based upon a recommendation from their academic committee, trustees elected Köstenberger as research professor of New Testament and biblical theology during their April 9-10 meeting at the Kansas City, Mo., campus. Köstenberger also will serve as director of a forthcoming Center for Biblical Studies at Midwestern that will reflect his longtime scholarly vision of restoring biblical foundations for the family, the church and society. Read More

  • FROM THE SEMINARIES: Convocation at Southern; organizational changes at Midwestern

    by SBC Seminary & BP Staff, posted Thursday, February 08, 2018 (4 months ago)

    In today's From the Seminaries: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

    SBTS -- 'a place for truth,' Mohler says at convocation

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- An ironclad commitment to truth is the defining quality of a faithful theological institution, R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, said during spring convocation in Alumni Memorial Chapel. ... Read More

  • FROM THE SEMINARIES: Convocations at MBTS, SEBTS

    by SBC Seminary & BP Staff, posted Monday, January 29, 2018 (4 months ago)

    MBTS photo
    In today's From the Seminaries: Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

    Allen underscores Christ's love for the lost

    By T. Patrick Hudson

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Noting the sense of renewal, excitement and invigoration in the campus community at the beginning of a new semester, President Jason Allen opened Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's spring term with an academic ... Read More

  • Former Midwestern President Milton Ferguson dies at 89

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Thursday, December 21, 2017 (6 months ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Milton Ferguson, 89, the second president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, died today (Dec. 21) in Kansas City, Mo., after a brief battle with cancer.

    Ferguson's tenure as president at Midwestern Seminary began in February 1973, and he served the seminary community in this role before retiring in 1995 at the age of 66.

    "Serving as Midwestern Seminary's president for 23 years, Dr. Ferguson led the ... Read More