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Daniel Heimbach addresses Defense Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Daniel Heimbach delivered a lecture to the Defense Intelligence Agency on Aug. 30, 2017 on how to have an effective warrior ethic. Keep Reading

North Carolina Field Minister Program holds first convocation service

The North Carolina Field Minister Program held its first convocation service on Aug. 21. Keep Reading

Akin gives 10-year vision at Southeastern Fall 2017 Convocation

President Danny Akin gave his 10-year vision for the school at the fall convocation service on Aug. 17. Keep Reading

Making disciples in the 4/14 window

Meet Stephanie Jackson, director of children's ministries at North Wake Church in Wake Forest, North Carolina. This story is the third in our series of Acts 1:8 Stories. Keep Reading

Bay Leaf Baptist brings Christmas joy to Southeastern students

For the 23rd year in a row, Bay Leaf Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, helped Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary students bring Christmas presents home to their families. Keep Reading

Al James named The EQUIP Network Coordinator

On Aug. 1, Dr. Al James was appointed as the EQUIP Network coordinator at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). Keep Reading

Jim Shaddix new director of Southeastern Center for Preaching and Pastoral Leadership

Jim Shaddix, professor of preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), was appointed as the director of the Southeastern Center for Pastoral Leadership and Preaching on Aug. 1. Keep Reading

Kristin Kellen appointed to full-time Southeastern faculty

Dr. Kristin Kellen, who has been a part-time assistant professor of biblical counseling, has been appointed to a full-time teaching position with Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) beginning Aug. 1. Keep Reading

Walter Strickland appointed as associate vice president of kingdom diversity initiatives

Walter Strickland is being promoted to associate vice president of Kingdom Diversity Initiatives at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) beginning Aug. 1. Keep Reading

Q&A with Ken Caruthers: IMB, training and missionary calling

Ken Caruthers, associate vice president of training at the International Mission Board, shares his views on how to discern missionary calling and how to be equipped to serve overseas. Keep Reading

Akin celebrates Great Commission efforts at Southeastern

Akin delivered his Southeastern presidential report during the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. Keep Reading

Akin brings challenge and encouragement at SEBTS alumni luncheon

President Danny Akin and SEBTS Alumnus Jose Abella spoke to attendees at the Southeastern Alumni & Friends Luncheon on June 14. Keep Reading

Lifeway's Kelly King speaks at third annual women's leadership breakfast

Kelly King, women’s ministry specialist at Lifeway Christian Resources, spoke about God’s sovereignty in the midst of transition at the third annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast hosted by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and the North American Mission Board. Keep Reading

Southeastern participates in Baptist21 panel for eighth consecutive year

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Baptist21 partnered together to host a panel, “Fault Lines in the SBC.” Keep Reading

Southeastern highlights preaching programs at 2017 pastors’ conference

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) emphasized its preaching program throughout the 2017 Pastor’s Conference in Phoenix, Arizona June 11-12. Keep Reading

From Ghana to GO Certificate: distance learning student achieves goal

Betty Prempeh-Twimasi overcame the challenge of distance-learning, leaning English and taking care of her family to receive a theological education. Keep Reading

Tony Merida to dedicate full attention to pastorate

On Sunday, June 4, Tony Merida announced that he would be stepping away from his faculty role at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), effective December 2017. Keep Reading

Couple serving unreached for more than a decade

Benjamin and Abigail Breeg share how God called them to work among Muslims and the challenges that come with this line of work. Keep Reading

Doctoral graduate seeks ministry through Christian education

Mary Ann McMillan has a desire to see unreached nations come to know Jesus. On May 12, she received her doctorate in Christian education from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is helping her pursue this goal. Keep Reading

Life and death a gain, Akin encourages SEBTS graduates

Danny Akin delivered the spring 2017 commencement address to 234 seminary and college graduates on May 12, 2017. Keep Reading

Global Missions Week helps students explore call to go

The Lewis A. Drummond Center for Great Commission Studies (CGCS) at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted Global Missions Week April 18-20. Keep Reading

Spring 2017 Board of Trustees and Southeastern Society Meetings

A summary of the events of the bi-annual Board of Trustees and Southeastern Society meetings held April 16-18. Keep Reading

Leadership Restructure Emphasizes Spiritual Formation

The restructuring of three leadership positions to begin June 1 to strengthen our spiritual formation and emphasis on prayer. Keep Reading

Evolution, Genetics and the Historical Adam

The L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted the Evolution, Genetics and Historical Adam Conference on Friday, April 7. Keep Reading

Southeastern unveils the Kingdom Diversity Missions Initiative

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Southeastern remembers Dr. Michael Travers

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New academic society for women begins at Southeastern

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Southeastern begins new Persian leadership program

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is creating a new program aimed at providing Persian church leaders with theological education in their own language. Through its Global Theological Initiatives, SEBTS plans to offer fully credited theological training for Persian students at many levels. Keep Reading

Arturo Azurdia urges SEBTS students to be Christ centered and Spirit filled

On February 7-9, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted the Adams Lecture Series with guest speaker Arturo Azurdia, III, senior minister of word and worship at Trinity Church and associate professor of pastoral theology and director of the doctor of ministry program at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. Keep Reading

GO Conference encourages pursuit of the Great Commission

Whether you are an international missionary, a church planter, a business professional or a teacher, your life should be spent fulfilling the Great Commission. This was a resounding theme during the ninth annual GO Conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). Keep Reading

Southeastern welcomes new Director of Hispanic Leadership Development

Miguel Echevarria has joined Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) as the new director of Hispanic leadership development and assistant professor of New Testament and Greek. Keep Reading

Akin reminds students to be doers of the Word as semester begins

Faculty and staff of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) and The College at Southeastern welcomed students to a new spring semester at the January 19 convocation service. Southeastern President Danny Akin gave the convocation address, speaking from Matthew 7 about obedience to God’s word. Keep Reading

Southeastern remembers lauded Old Testament scholar

Well-known professor of Old Testament, John Sailhamer, died on Monday, January 9, after a long bout with Parkinson’s disease. During his career, Sailhamer served a number of institutions, including Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he worked from 1999 -2006. Most recently, Sailhamer taught at Gateway Baptist Theological Seminary until he retired in 2010. Keep Reading

Staff Q&A with Dan Drennen

Dan Drennen is the director of Media Services at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He shares about his work supporting students and faculty in the classroom and his role in Southeastern events. Keep Reading