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Make eternal investment, Patterson tells SWBTS grads
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson exhorts 220 college, master's and doctoral graduates to invest in what is eternal. Read More
SWBTS to house martyred doctor Bill Wallace's papersFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Southern Baptist medical missionary and martyr Bill Wallace suffered profoundly in his last weeks on earth, but he had long been prepared. "There is no sacrifice in all the world too great for a man to make for the Lord Jesus Christ," he wrote in an emotional letter shared with his home congregation just before he left for his fateful mission to China in 1935.
Now, Wallace's farewell message and many other papers from his life will be on display in Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's new Mathena Hall along with his previously acquired portrait. Read More
SWBTS apologizes for Twitter photo
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has "deeply" apologized for a photograph posted by faculty members on social media featuring some of the seminary's preaching professors dressed as hip hop artists. Read More
TRUSTEES: SWBTS' college named for L.R. ScarboroughFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's trustees received reports on the renaming of the College at Southwestern and the establishment of the Patterson Center for Global Theological Innovation during their April 11-12 meeting at the Fort Worth, Texas, campus.
Trustees also approved promotions for eight faculty members and the election of seven others along with a $36,833,962 budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Read More
Seminarians & churches forge evangelism partnerships
Evangelistic partnerships with nearby churches have been initiated by students at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Read More
SWBTS launches Center for Early Christian StudiesFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has launched a new center dedicated to the study of the ancient church -- the Southwestern Center for Early Christian Studies (SCECS).
The seminary has a long history of research and publications in early Christianity, but now it meets with a heightened focus. A new website, special lectures, patristic reading groups, regular graduate and postgraduate seminars, and a group of faculty and students dedicated to researching the early church will all be features of the new initiative. Read More
Prison's 'field ministers' see wide-ranging impactHUNTSVILLE, Texas (BP) -- "I've been in prison before," Michael Rios humbly reflects. "I came in when I was very young. I had the right ideas, I had the right intents: get out, get married, have a life."
Dressed in a white prison uniform, Rios speaks slowly but directly, his tattooed hands slowly gesturing to accentuate his words. He has been in prison longer than some of his fellow inmates have even been alive. Though Rios had the "right intents," bad choices kept him locked up, and he is now serving a life sentence. Read More
FROM THE SEMINARIES: Longtime pastors impart wisdom at SWBTS; lecturer at SEBTS emphasizes Christ & the Spirit in preaching
Longtime pastors share their wisdom in panel at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Arturo Azurdia, in lectures at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, emphasizes Christ and the Spirit in preaching. Read More
FROM THE SEMINARIES: Convocations at SWBTS & SEBTS; Lilly extends NOBTS grant
In today's From the Seminaries: Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Read More
Reaching the world through theological educationFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Fewer than 10 years ago, the Baptist seminary in Guatemala City was on the verge of closing its doors.
Its library bookshelves were nearly bare; its only technological resources were decades-old computers; and its roof had decayed to the point that classes could not be held when it rained lest students become drenched by the impertinent dripping.
Beyond that, the seminary's reach was limited, leaving would-be ministers who lived far from campus with no option but to fend for themselves. Read More