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FROM THE SEMINARIES: SWBTS 'flexible access' enrolls off-site studentsFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Marilyn Maddox wanted to "shore up" her theological studies, but being a wife, mother and fulltime staff member at a Baptist church in Houston, she was unable to relocate to Fort Worth to attend classes at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Fortunately, Southwestern provides an option other than the residential program that fits her particular circumstances: a "flexible access" master's degree. 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
FIRST-PERSON: Is the SBC in golden era of theological education?
Theological education in the SBC is in many ways where it started in 1859, seminary president Jason Allen writes, "with uniformly conservative seminaries serving the convention's churches." Read More