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Southeastern Celebrates 319 Spring Graduates

On May 13, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) and The College at Southeastern celebrated the graduation of 319 college and seminary students in Binkley Chapel. Representing over 30 states and 20 countries, these graduates have been trained and sent out to fulfill the Great Commission around the world. Keep Reading

Graduate Spotlight: A Conversation with Kilby Helms

Originally from Andrews, NC, Kilby Helms came to Southeastern to pursue a degree in global studies because she knew that Southeastern was passionate about the Great Commission and that God’s desire is for his glory to be proclaimed among the nations. While enrolled as a student at The College at Southeastern, she has served in the U.S. and in Belgium and is now ministering in Arua, Uganda. Keep Reading

Travis Williams Promoted to Associate Vice President of Facilities

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) announces Travis Williams, former Director of Facilities Management, as the new Associate Vice President of Facilities, effective May 1, 2022. Keep Reading

Doug Nalley Retires after Thirty Years of Faithful Service

After three decades of faithful ministry at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), Doug Nalley, Director of Housing at SEBTS, is retiring on May 31, 2022. Keep Reading

Jonathan Six Promoted to Vice President of Institutional Advancement

On Wednesday, April 27, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) announced Jonathan Six, former Director of Financial and Alumni Development, as the new Acting Vice President of Institutional Advancement, effective June 1, 2022. After 8 years of faithful service, Art Rainer, who currently holds the position, will be stepping away from the role on May 31 to launch a new financial training ministry. Keep Reading

Beyond the Book with Drs. Hardy and Merkle: Exegetical Gems from Biblical Hebrew and Greek

Are you struggling to stay motivated in learning or retaining your knowledge of the biblical languages? Are you looking for an accessible and encouraging way to review concepts? As refreshing guides to grammar and interpretation, “Exegetical Gems from Biblical Hebrew” and “Exegetical Gems from Biblical Greek” help students of the biblical languages to stay motivated and to easily review Hebrew or Greek language concepts. Keep Reading

Beyond the Book with Dr. Quinn: "Christ, the Way"

We pray for wisdom and know experientially that we need it, but what—or who—is wisdom, how do we receive it, and how does it orient our practice of the Christian life? These questions and others are answered in the recent book “Christ the Way: Augustine’s Theology of Wisdom” by Benjamin Quinn, Associate Professor of Theology and History of Ideas and Associate Director of the Center for Faith and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Keep Reading

Southeastern Announces Bachelor of Business Administration

The College at Southeastern announces its new Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program with the goal of training students for Great Commission service in the business sector and equipping church and missions workers to be strategic stewards in a variety of contexts. Keep Reading

Board of Trustees and Southeastern Society Convene for Spring Biannual Meetings

On April 3–5, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted the Board of Trustees and the Southeastern Society (SES) for their spring biannual meetings. During the visit, SES members heard stories of how SEBTS students and faculty are fulfilling the mission, and trustees voted on significant developments at SEBTS, including the launch of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA). Keep Reading

Beyond the Book with Dr. Prior: "Tess of the d'Urbervilles"

Why read a Thomas Hardy novel about the societal mistreatment of a woman in the nineteenth century? Besides making us long that such mistreatment was merely a fiction, Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles confronts our self-understanding, exposing inconsistencies between our faith and practice. Keep Reading

Southeastern Partners with Charleston Southern University

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) and the College of Christian Studies at Charleston Southern University (CSU) are partnering to provide undergraduate students with an accelerated and affordable BA to Advanced MDiv track. Keep Reading

Southeastern Hosts First Cultivate Women's Leadership Conference

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosts over 650 attendees at the first Cultivate Women’s Leadership Conference on March 25–26. The event focused on equipping women to be on mission and grow in their God-given roles and responsibilities as leaders through training sessions, breakout talks, and a networking event. Keep Reading

Beyond the Book with Dr. Kellen: "Counseling Women"

Counseling can feel intimidating. How can we gain confidence and learn to think well about helping women navigate life’s battles from a biblical framework? Offering us a way forward, "Counseling Women: Biblical Wisdom for Life’s Battles" (forthcoming April 1, 2022) is a nuanced guide designed to equip counselors and ministry leaders to counsel women. Keep Reading

Southeastern's Third President, Randall Lolley, Passes Away at 90

The community of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) and The College at Southeastern remembers William Randall Lolley, the third president of SEBTS from 1974–1988, who died on March 21 in Raleigh, NC. Keep Reading

SEBTS Hosts In-Person Meeting of the Diaspora Missions Collaborative

On Feb. 24, 2022, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) held its first in-person meeting for the Diaspora Missions Collaborative, a steering committee for an initiative that entity leaders will formally announce at the 2022 Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California. The committee exists to highlight the unity and emphasis of SBC entities on diaspora missions engagement across the Convention’s 40,000+ churches. Keep Reading

Southeastern Cohosts Training Workshop on Refugee Care

Seeking to equip pastors and ministry workers to care for refugees, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) cohosted an all-day Care for Refugees Workshop on February 25 at The Summit Church’s Brier Creek Campus in Durham, North Carolina. Keep Reading

Four SEBTS GTI Participants on Board of the Baptist Union of Uganda

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) seeks to raise up leaders around the world who are equipped to teach the whole counsel of Scripture to those in their context. Through Southeastern’s Global Theological Initiatives (GTI), local leaders and pastors are being trained in over 40 countries to do just that.   Keep Reading

Southeastern Symposium Showcases Scholarship Across the Disciplines

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted its third annual Southeastern Symposium on February 25, featuring critical scholarship from faculty, students, and alumni. Keep Reading

Adams Lectures Champion Faithfulness to Christ in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary welcomed Samuel Alto Jackson Jr. to campus for the Adams Lecture Series on Feb. 15–17. Jackson serves as Pastor Emeritus of Lakeview Baptist Church in Auburn, Alabama, and is a Visiting Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Southeastern. During the week, Jackson lectured on the proper disposition and practices of a pastor who faithfully stewards a calling to preach. Keep Reading

Global Missions Week highlights mission work in Sub-Saharan Africa

As part of its Great Commission emphasis, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosts Global Missions Week (GMW) every spring to further highlight the work of mission activity around the world. This year, from January 25-28, the focus was on the people of Sub-Saharan Africa. Keep Reading

Convocation celebrates inaugural Dean's List recipients, Revelation chapel series

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Graduate Spotlight: A Conversation with Chad Burchett

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From life in prison to a life with purpose: SEBTS celebrates first prison program graduates

Applause from family, friends, and faculty echoed throughout the Nash Correctional Institution gymnasium as the first graduates of The College at Southeastern's North Carolina Field Minister Program (NCFMP) filed in one by one. Keep Reading

Pastoring in the Intellectual Capital of America: A Q&A with Chris James

In an area that is largely unchurched, ThM student and Pastor of Mill City Church, Chris James is seeking to lead students and families to orient their lives around making disciples in New England and beyond. Read his story here. Keep Reading

SEBTS celebrates record-setting Giving Tuesday

Every Giving Tuesday, hundreds of alumni and students celebrated how Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is equipping students to fulfill his mission around the world. Keep Reading

Southeastern Celebrates 237 Fall Graduates

On Dec. 10, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) celebrated the graduation of 237 college and seminary students in Binkley Chapel. This includes 43 doctoral graduates, 170 graduate-level students, and 17 undergraduate students. Keep Reading

SEBTS Receives $500,000 Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) has received a grant of $500,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support Southeastern’s EQUIP Network, which seeks to empower local churches and ministry organizations to take an active role in the theological education of their students. Keep Reading

Southeastern celebrates scholars during eighth annual Southeastern Theological Fellowship dinner

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary faculty, staff, and colleagues gathered for the Southeastern Theological Fellowship dinner to celebrate the outstanding scholarship of five individuals in conjunction with the 73rd annual Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) meeting. Keep Reading

Southeastern prison program receives Seminary of the Year Award

The College at Southeastern’s North Carolina Field Minister Program (NCFMP) is honored to have recently received the Seminary of the Year Award from the Prison Seminaries Foundation (PSF) during the 3rd Annual Partners in Moral Rehabilitation Conference. Keep Reading

‘A holy moment’: SEBTS gifted ancient Torah scroll from nonprofit ministry

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) had such a moment when the school received a donated Torah scroll dating back to 1760 from Ken and Barb Larson, founders of God’s Ancient Library.   Keep Reading

Four Pastors to Join SEBTS faculty

At Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), our faculty is training students in theological formation for the purpose of ministry preparation. Keep Reading

Dr. Benjamin Merkle established as M.O. Owens, Jr. Chair of New Testament Studies

On October 26, 2021, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) faculty, staff, and students celebrated the installation of Dr. Benjamin L. Merkle to the M.O. Owens, Jr. Chair of New Testament Studies. Keep Reading

Al Mohler during Page Lecture Series: The Church needs "missionary self-knowledge and a missionary passion"

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Albert Mohler was this year's guest speaker for the Page Lecture Series on Oct. 19-21. He discussed the predicament and power of ministering within a post-Christian context. Keep Reading

Southeastern remembers Dr. Ned Mathews

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) said goodbye to a longtime friend, professor, and pastor Dr. Ned Mathews, who played an integral role in the Conservative Resurgence and Southern Baptist life. Keep Reading

Whole Woman Conference: Know God Deeply, Love People Fully

What does it mean to care for women holistically? This was the main question addressed to the 210 attendees at The Whole Woman Conference, hosted at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) Oct. 15-16. Keep Reading

Southeastern welcomes trustees and donors to campus for fall meetings

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary welcomed its Board of Trustees and Southeastern Society (SES) to campus for their biannual meetings Oct. 10-12. Keep Reading

Keelan Cook promoted to Associate Director of CGCS

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is excited to announce that Keelan Cook will begin serving as Associate Director of the Lewis A. Drummond Center for Great Commission Studies (CGCS) on Nov. 1. Keep Reading

Southeastern celebrates 15th anniversary of Southeastern Classic golf tournament

Southeastern celebrated a record-breaking year of fundraising and participation at its 15th annual tournament. Keep Reading

Military Emphasis Week highlights chaplaincy opportunities for students

During its 3rd annual Military Emphasis Week Aug. 30-Sept. 3, military chaplains and students gathered together to learn more about opportunities to serve with the North American Mission Board (NAMB) on military bases throughout the country. In addition to this networking opportunity, the Sept. 2 chapel featured retired U.S. Navy Reserve Chaplain and Rear Admiral Endel Lee.   Keep Reading

Akin charge to incoming students: Fulfill the Mission of King Jesus

Students, faculty, and staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) gathered in Binkley Chapel in a spirit of celebration and excitement for the upcoming semester on Aug. 19. Keep Reading

At the Office with Dr. Scott Pace

Some know Scott Pace as a compelling preacher, a caring professor and, most notably, the Dean of The College at Southeastern. Dr. Pace set aside some time to share his thoughts on how he hopes to see college students capitalize on their season of life by serving the Church and fulfilling the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Riding the rails at 50 mph, IMB missionaries circle the city in prayer

Read an article orignially published by the International Mission Board telling how SEBTS alumni Carlton Walker, Scott Bradford, Daniel and Tara Rice, and others are fulfilling the Great Commission in Japan. Keep Reading

At the Office with Ronjour Locke

As an instructor of preaching and urban ministry, and as Director for the Center for Preaching and Pastoral Leadership, Locke is equipping future pastors to serve incarnationally to the overlooked and underserved. In a brief conversation, Locke took some time to discuss meaningful items around his office, his favorite pastimes and advice to future and current pastors. Keep Reading

Evangelism through a testimony, tea bags and chocolate

Read about SEBTS alumni and missionaries who are fulfilling the Great Commission in Cardiff, Wales. Keep Reading

At the Office with Dr. Chuck Lawless

Have you met Chuck Lawless? Our Dean of Doctoral Studies recently sat down for a quick Q&A to talk about his love of traveling with his wife Pam, his call to ministry, and so much more. Read the full conversation below. Keep Reading

Anna Daub Promoted to Director of Special Projects and Partnerships

Anna Daub believes the Great Commission will not be fulfilled by Westerners alone but by people from every nation going on mission together. This belief in the Church and its significance in God’s mission in the world is the reason Daub has loved getting to work in Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) Global Theological Initiatives (GTI) office for the past five and half years and why she’s looking forward to her promotion this fall to Director of Special Projects and Partnerships.  Keep Reading

Nine things to do when you move to Wake Forest

Wake Forest provides the charm of a small, quiet town while also offering nearby amenities for your everyday needs. When you’re moving to Southeastern’s campus, what can you do that’s just a close drive or a short walk away? We’ve got a few suggestions for you.   Keep Reading

Southeastern announces new project with John Templeton Foundation

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is proud to have begun a major, three-year project in the arena of theological anthropology called “Being Human: Theology and Praxis,” funded by the John Templeton Foundation. Keep Reading

At the Office with Dr. Stephen Eccher

In our Q&A, Dr. Stephen Eccher discussed everything from his love of Star Wars, hatred for country music, and (more important) his heart for teaching students how Church History and the Great Commission intersect. Keep Reading

Southeastern Women's Breakfast highlights Great Commission stories

Celebrating Great Commission stories and the faithfulness of the Lord in the lives of women was the theme of this year’s sixth annual Southeastern Women’s Breakfast, hosted by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) on June 16. Keep Reading

SEBTS continues to fulfill the mission, Akin reports to messengers

During his presidential report to Southern Baptist messengers and guests June 16, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) President Danny Akin celebrated the many avenues by which students are training to fulfill the mission around the world. Keep Reading

SEBTS Celebrates Great Commission Pioneers and Announces New Endowment

The Alumni Luncheon of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) was filled to capacity on the last day of the SBC annual meeting June 16. Keep Reading

Women gather at SBC to celebrate theological scholarship

Societies for Women in Scholarship across three Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) seminaries hosted the first meetup prior to the SBC annual meeting on June 14. Keep Reading

At the Office with Dr. Keith Whitfield

Whether he’s leading Southeastern faculty, teaching his theology students, or mentoring PhD candidates, Keith Whitfield leads pastorally and missionally. Read our full At the Office Q&A with Dr. Whitfield below. Keep Reading

SEBTS Celebrates Award-Winning Year For Marketing & Communications Office

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) Marketing and Communications team received a record number of awards in the areas of design, photography, and magazine publication. These awards come from both the Baptist Communicator’s Association’s 57th Annual Wilmer C. Fields Awards Competition and the Evangelical Press Association’s Christian Media Convention.   Keep Reading

Equipped for Lifelong Mission: A Graduate Spotlight

Molly is undeterred when it comes to fulfilling God’s mission around the world. When she wanted to pursue theological education, she found a way to pay for school at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). Keep Reading

Every Vocation a Great Commission Vocation: SEBTS hosts inaugural Faith at Work event

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted its inaugural networking event for Christian business professionals, Faith at Work, in an effort to equip and encourage Christian business leaders to value and utilize their work as ministry for the glory of God. Keep Reading

Southeastern celebrates 2021 Spring Graduates

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) celebrated 376 graduates this spring at three in-person graduation ceremonies. Keep Reading

SEBTS Celebrates Seven Longstanding Professors

This spring, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is celebrating the retirement of seven of its longstanding and beloved professors who have been teaching at the seminary for a combined total of 148 years. Keep Reading

Graduation Spotlight: Brogan Gaskill

Originally from Rock Hill, South Carolina, Brogan Gaskill came to SEBTS with a hungry heart and a moldable mind to learn where and how he could fulfill the Great Commission. That's why he began his Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry, building a firm theological and ministerial foundation for the future.     Keep Reading

Dr. Bryce Hantla joins Southeastern faculty and administration

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is pleased to announce that Bryce Hantla will be joining the college faculty and administration, beginning August 1, 2021. Keep Reading

President Akin addresses Critical Race Theory at Presidential Q&A

On Wednesday, April 28, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted a Q&A with President Danny Akin in Binkley Chapel on a wide range of topics, including allegations of Southeastern’s alignment with Critical Race Theory (CRT) and Intersectionality. Keep Reading

Southeastern introducing new Teacher Education Licensure Track

The College at Southeastern is seeking to provide an opportunity for students to be equipped to minister to others through teaching at a time when there is a severe shortage of licensed teachers in North Carolina and many parts of the nation. Keep Reading

Southeastern introducing 5-year, BA-to-MA counseling degree

The College at Southeastern and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are excited announce that students will now have a way to receive their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in counseling in just five years. Keep Reading

Finishing the mission: SES members gather to celebrate impact of giving

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) welcomed Southeastern Society members to campus for a two-day meeting April 8-9. Keep Reading

Board of Trustees Convene for Spring Meeting

During the April 12-13 meeting, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) Board of Trustees approved several items that will enhance and strengthen the academic and communal experience of students. Keep Reading

Southeastern Joins the Metaverse

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) announces its newest phase of the GO campaign, innovating theological education in the metaverse. With a mission to serve the Church and fulfill the Great Commission, SEBTS develops a virtual campus, faculty, staff, and student body to facilitate theological training within a fully realized digital world. Keep Reading

Dr. George Braswell releases new book on engaging world religions

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is excited to announce Dr. George Braswell’s new book “14 Journeys: Learning to Engage with Christian Civility and Charity in an Increasingly Pluralistic World.” A prolific author in the field of evangelical missions, Braswell outlines his encounters with religious leaders across a variety of faith traditions. Keep Reading

Southeastern Symposium celebrates scholarship around the world

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted its second consecutive year of the Southeastern Symposium, celebrating scholarship among its accomplished faculty, alumni and students on March 18-19. Keep Reading

ThM program now offering fully-online format

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is seeking to make theological education more accessible to church leaders around the world by introducing an online format for the ThM program. Keep Reading

Adams Lectures emphasize preaching with faith and hope in view

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) welcomed Andy Davis to the pulpit for the Adams Lecture Series Feb. 9-11. Keep Reading

Southeastern partners with Missouri Baptist University

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) and Missouri Baptist University (MBU) are partnering together to provide undergraduate students with a seamless transition from a bachelor’s degree to the Advanced MDiv at SEBTS. Keep Reading

Women Around Southeastern offers avenues for gospel-centered community

Women Around Southeastern’s mission is to cultivate teachable, theological and missional women who are empowered to seek out and accomplish God’s calling on their lives, to faithfully make disciples, and to fulfill the Great Commission. To learn more about ways to get involved. Keep Reading

Southeastern Perspectives: Dr. Steve McKinion

Instability leads to anxiety. Anxiety leads to questioning God’s kindness and mercy. And crisis is the greatest source of instability in the life of the Christian. Keep Reading

Southeastern Perspectives: Dr. Ross Inman

The global tide of pain, suffering and death in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic forces us to carefully reflect on the role of disease in God’s economy this side of Eden. Keep Reading

Southeastern Perspectives: Krystal Wilson

Over the past few months and honestly, over the last several years, I and others in my community have observed a growing rift in the body of Christ. Keep Reading

Southeastern Perspectives: Dr. Karen Swallow Prior

For as long as I can remember, my life has been shaped by my love of Jesus and my love of books. But it took an unbelieving graduate school professor to help me bring those two loves together. Keep Reading

Southeastern Perspectives: Dr. Chuck Lawless

I suspect the direction of this brief article might surprise you. The topic is prayer in a season of crisis, particularly in these most unusual days of COVID-19. Clearly, we have been in crisis mode for several months now, and prayer is not optional. Keep Reading

Southeastern graduate challenges next generation to live on mission

Mallory Simpson recognizes the value of spiritual investment. Through a mentor in 9th grade, she realized that her identity in Christ was the foundation and driving force of everything in life. That foundational truth led her to serve from 2016-2018 as a Journeyman in Eastern Europe, and it also prompted her to come to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), where she received her Master of Arts in Church planting in December 2020.  Keep Reading

A Year in Review

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Southeastern remembers Dr. William L. Palmer

Former instructor and alum, William L. Palmer, went home to be with the Lord on November 25, 2020. Keep Reading

Southeastern Celebrates Virtual Graduation

The coronavirus pandemic has certainly made for one of the most challenging and unique years in Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) history. Despite being unable to meet in person for graduation due to the pandemic, family and friends are gathering virtually on Dec. 11 to celebrate the school’s 274 fall graduates. Keep Reading

Graduation Spotlight: Matthew Hirt

Sometimes the trajectory of a person’s life can change over a simple cup of coffee and a significant conversation. That’s how it was for Matthew Hirt. Sitting in Dr. George Robinson’s living room one morning, the two considered an important missiological question: What do Christians mean when they talk about going to “the nations”? Keep Reading

Southeastern honors those pastoring in a pandemic

In a collective effort to honor pastors around the country who have continued serving in the midst of a pandemic, the Center for Preaching and Pastoral Leadership celebrated October’s Pastor Appreciation Month by spurring on encouragement for pastors. Keep Reading

Southeastern Society meeting highlights God's faithfulness

The Southeastern Society connected virtually on Oct. 20 to hear updates from President Danny Akin, the For the Mission campaign and how the mission of SEBTS continues to endure despite the unique challenges of 2020. Keep Reading

Southeastern offers new Graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is excited to announce its newest graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry, a 12-hour program for students seeking to gain proficiency in Christian ministry. Keep Reading

Worthy: Celebrating the Value of Women

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Board of Trustees fall meeting celebrates new provost, increased enrollment

On Oct. 12, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) Board of Trustees praised God for his continued blessings to the institution, namely through the election of Keith Whitfield as provost and reports of record-breaking student enrollment. Keep Reading

Southeastern remembers Richard Headrick

On Oct. 5, faithful evangelist, donor and international businessman Richard Headrick went home to be with the Lord at 77 years old after battling cancer. Keep Reading

Dr. Charles Harvey retires after decade of faithful service

After nearly a decade of faithful service as a director and professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), Dr. Charles Harvey retired from teaching and administration on Sept. 30, 2020. Dr. Tate Cockrell, who previously served as associate director of DMin studies, became director on Oct. 1, 2020. Keep Reading

Best of 9Marks at Southeastern online resource now available

While 9Marks at Southeastern has been canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19, SEBTS is providing an online resource to celebrate and highlight content from past conferences. Keep Reading

More than a golf tournament, Southeastern Classic makes eternal impact

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) celebrated another incredible year of 14th annual Southeastern Classic Golf Tournament. Between fundraising, sponsorships and participation at this year’s event, over $90,000 was raised. Keep Reading

Southeastern to Sponsor Knowing Faith Podcast

In a joint effort to equip believers to serve the Church and fulfill the Great Commission, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is sponsoring Season 5 of the Knowing Faith podcast. Keep Reading

Faculty celebrates successes, prepares for fall semester

While Southeastern’s methods may have changed, the mission has not. In the midst of unanticipated challenges due to the coronavirus, Southeastern faculty gathered together to celebrate how the Lord is continuing to work through the institution. Keep Reading

Christy Thornton promoted to associate director of Ph.D. Studies

When Christy Thornton became a Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) student in 2012, she never would have imagined that she would play an integral role in the theological academy. Through her recent promotion to associate director of Ph.D. Studies and director of the Th.M. program at SEBTS, she is the first woman to hold a leadership position in a Ph.D. Office in Southeastern’s history. Keep Reading

Southeastern forms partnership with Brainerd Institute

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is excited to announce its partnership with The Brainerd Institute at Brainerd Baptist Church, displaying how Southern Baptists are working together to advance the gospel through education. Keep Reading

Southeastern forms partnership with Fruitland Baptist Bible College to offer B.A. in Pastoral Ministry

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) and Fruitland Baptist Bible College (FBBC) are partnering together in an effort to more effectively train the next generation of leaders. Keep Reading

SEBTS Trustees Approve 2020-2021 budget

SEBTS trustees approved a 3% budget reduction in response to ongoing economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Keep Reading

SEBTS women's livestream focuses on practicing theology amid brokenness

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) hosted a women’s livestream event on June 9, which took place in lieu of the annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast at the Southern Baptist Convention. Keep Reading

SEBTS celebrates God's continued faithfulness during alumni and friends livestream

While COVID-19 kept Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) friends and alumni from gathering together at the Southern Baptist Convention, over 1,200 registrants joined virtually for the Southeastern Alumni & Friends Livestream on June 10. Keep Reading

Press Release: Statement on Jayson Rowe

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Graduation Spotlight: Uniting Theology and Ministry in an NYC Community during COVID-19

Stephen Stallard, a recent Ph.D. graduate from SEBTS, shares about how his education has helped fuel his ministry in New York City during COVID-19. Keep Reading

Southeastern celebrates Spring 2020 grads online

While COVID-19 halted an in-person spring graduation ceremony at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), it did not stop faculty, staff and students from celebrating the 288 seminary and college graduates virtually on May 15. Keep Reading

Southeastern honors students for exceptional scholarship and ministry

This spring, the faculty awarded 28 students who excelled in a variety of disciplines, including biblical studies, music, evangelism and more. These students represent the core character and academic rigor that SEBTS desires to see in each student who leaves the seminary and college.  Keep Reading

Phase 1 Update for On-Campus Offices

An update on Southeastern operations during Phase 1 of North Carolina's three-step plan to reopen the state. Keep Reading

Acts 1:8: COVID-19 leads to conversions

In a season of social distancing, many believers are finding creative ways to engage the lost around them. Daniel Atkins, pastor of Taylor Road Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, is seeing firsthand how virtual conversations are leading to life-changing conversions. Keep Reading

Acts 1:8: Finding 'sanity to live life in the sovereignty of God'

Southeastern student Patrick Marsh watched as his country shut down in a matter of weeks. Learn more about how he and his wife have been able to minister to Central Asians in Russia amid lockdown. Keep Reading

Board of Trustees conduct virtual spring meeting

On April 20, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary held a virtual, condensed Board of Trustees meeting. Keep Reading

Southeastern now offering modified residency option for Ph.D. in biblical studies

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is strategically bringing the academy to the local church through its modified residential Ph.D. in biblical studies. Keep Reading

Zoom Backgrounds for SEBTS family and friends

A Collection of Zoom backgrounds for the SEBTS Community to use and enjoy. Keep Reading

SEBTS and Wake County's Stay At Home Proclamation

North Carolina's Shelter In Place order and SEBTS Keep Reading

Southeastern to Make Class Adjustments Due to COVID-19

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Southeastern and Cedarville University announce M.Div./MBA partnership

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) announces a new partnership for a 97 hour M.Div.-M.B.A. program in partnership with Cedarville University. Keep Reading

A Response from Southeastern Seminary to False Allegations

Southeastern Seminary response to false allegations made February 12, 2020 on the radio. Keep Reading

GO Conference 2020 focuses on God's design for His Church

What does it look like for the Church today to live out its God-inspired purpose in a broken world? How are Christians to practically understand their function and purpose as a collective body of believers? These questions and more framed the discussion of this year’s GO Conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). On Feb. 7-8, 460 high school and college students gathered together to focus on God’s purpose and function for his Church.  Keep Reading

Southeastern welcomes Robert Smith, Jr. to campus for Adams Lecture Series

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) welcomed Robert Smith, Jr. for the annual Adams Lecture Series Feb. 4-6. Keep Reading

Southeastern launches campus-wide Who's Your One initiative

With the start of a new semester, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is refreshing its Great Commission focus and fervor among students, faculty and staff through its launch of the “Who’s Your One” initiative. Keep Reading

Southeastern kickstarts new semester with emphasis on sanctity of human life

On Jan. 28, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) celebrated the beginning of a new semester and the 25th anniversary of The College at Southeastern (The College). Keep Reading

Graduation Spotlight: How D.Min. graduate Ramon Osorio is equipping Hispanic church planters to fulfill the Great Commission

Ramón Osorio received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Southeastern in December of 2019. He is using his education to further equip Hispanic church planters to reach their communities with the gospel. Read his story here. Keep Reading

Akin exhorts grads to give out of Christ's abundant grace

Friends and family gathered together to celebrate the conferring of degrees upon 251 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) and College at Southeastern graduates Dec. 13. Keep Reading

Author and apologist Lee Strobel addresses students during Page Lecture Series

Lee Strobel, author of “The Case for Christ” and more than 40 other books, talked about how Christians should engage today’s culture in an increasingly skeptical world. While on campus for Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) annual Page Lecture Series, Strobel provided four ways in which Christ exemplified how to be salt and light among the lost.    Keep Reading

Southeastern celebrates scholars during ETS dinner

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary faculty, staff and colleagues gathered for the Southeastern Theological Fellowship dinner to celebrate the outstanding scholarship of five individuals during the 71st annual Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) meeting. Keep Reading

SEBTS hosts first Ministry to Women layered hybrid featuring Jen Wilkin, Nancy Guthrie and Kelly King

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) Master of Arts in ministry to women (MAMW) made an idea a reality as women gathered together for the program’s first layered hybrid intensive on Oct. 2-6. Keep Reading

Acts 1:8: How one military chaplain is sharing Christ among comrades

U.S. Army chaplain James G. Burke shares his story of what it looks like to fulfill the Great Commission as a military chaplain. Keep Reading

At the Office with Dr. George Robinson

George Robinson, the Bailey Smith chair of evangelism and associate professor of missions and evangelism, took some time to share his thoughts on ways to engage today’s culture with gospel intentionality and how the Lord continues to teach him today.    Keep Reading

Southeastern’s East Asian Leadership Initiative hosts first family conference

On Oct. 5, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted its first conference focused on raising a family in an Asian context. The event was hosted by Southeastern’s East Asian Leadership Initiative, and main session speakers focused on how to tackle these challenges. Keep Reading

Karen Swallow Prior to join SEBTS faculty

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is excited to announce that Karen Swallow Prior will be joining the faculty as full-time research professor of English and Christianity & Culture beginning in the fall semester of 2020. She will be the first research professor in the history of The College at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Trustees and donors gather for biannual meeting, celebrate 25th anniversary of The College

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) donors and trustees gathered together to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The College at Southeastern (The College) during their biannual meetings Oct. 13-15. Keep Reading

Southeastern Classic celebrates record-breaking year of giving

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) celebrated another record-breaking year of fundraising, sponsorship and participation at this year’s 13th annual Southeastern Classic Golf Tournament. The event was hosted at The Country Club at Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh, North Carolina on September 23, 2019. Keep Reading

9Marks at Southeastern focuses on prayer

This year’s annual 9Marks Conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) brought together dynamic preachers from all over the country to teach on the topic of prayer. This is the 12th consecutive 9 Marks at Southeastern conference for pastors and church leaders on Sept. 27-28. Keep Reading

At the Office with Dr. Jim Shaddix

Jim Shaddix is a pretty unassuming guy. Though he has taught in seminaries, preached from a number of pulpits and written numerous books, Shaddix is the first to tell any young pastor that preaching is a supernatural event. It necessitates prayer, a dependence on the Spirit and a faithful study of the text. From sermon preparation to food he enjoys (spoiler alert: it’s SPAM—yes, the potted meat), the W.A. Criswell chair of expository preaching took some time to discuss resources that have helped him faithfully teach the Bible to others. Keep Reading

Acts 1:8: Creating conduits of gospel growth at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

In the summer of 2020, millions will gather to watch more than 11,000 athletes compete in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. For Daniel and Tara Rice, International Mission Board (IMB) missionaries to Japan and affiliates of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), this is a prime time for national and international believers alike to bring the light of the gospel into a country that is less than .5 percent evangelical regenerate believers. Keep Reading

Amy Whitfield appointed to serve as EC’s associate VP for convention communications

Amy Whitfield, current director of marketing and communications at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), has been appointed to serve the Executive Committee (EC) as its associate vice president for convention communications starting Oct. 16. Keep Reading

SEBTS dedicates George Braswell Library in honor of couple’s Great Commission legacy

On September 12, 2019, the George Braswell Missions and World Religions Library was dedicated in honor of the George Braswell, Emeritus Professor of Missions and World Religion at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). Keep Reading

Drs. Lawless and Robinson installed in endowed chairs

On September 10, 2019, Chuck Lawless and George Robinson were honored during Tuesday’s chapel service as both were installed in Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) two original faculty endowed chairs. Lawless was installed in the Richard and Gina Headrick chair of world missions, and George Robinson was installed in the Bailey Smith chair of evangelism. Keep Reading

At the Office with Dr. Adrianne Miles

When walking into Adrianne Miles’s office, it is no surprise that this is the workspace of a literature professor. British and American novels line the walls of her office and where she lacks in books, she makes up for in her colorful collection of Wizard of Oz 50th anniversary memorabilia and gifts that former students have given her over the years. From discussing some of her favorite books to what the Lord is teaching her, the assistant professor of English and linguistics took some time to discuss how various items in her office serve as an inspiration to her and others. Keep Reading

Southeastern hosts Military Community Emphasis Event

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) held its second annual Military Community Emphasis Event on September 3-5, 2019. The event highlighted the missional and pastoral role of military chaplains, church planting in the military community, local church military ministry and ministering to military families. Keep Reading

North Carolina Field Minister Program celebrates its third year

The College at Southeastern (The College) celebrated its third year of the North Carolina Field Minister Program (NCFMP) on Aug. 21, welcoming a total of 70 students to a new school year at the Nash Correctional Institution in Nash County, North Carolina. Keep Reading

Acts 1:8: How one Southeastern student is reaching the nations in New York City

Brittany Hall, a current SEBTS student, is serving in Queens, New York with a NAMB church plant, Jackson Heights Community Church, and an NGO called Urban Nations Outreach. Read about her ministry in NYC here. Keep Reading

Akin exhorts students to ‘forsake all’ for Christ at fall convocation

Students, faculty and staff filled Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) Binkley Chapel to celebrate the beginning of a new semester at the 2019 fall convocation service. Keep Reading

Southeastern remembers Mr. Eugene

Eugene Smith, Sr., affectionately known around Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) as “Mr. Eugene,” passed away August 11, 2019 at the age of 92. Smith was a beloved SEBTS facilities employee for nearly 40 years and was known for his humble and hardworking work ethic. Keep Reading

Southeastern receives Science for Seminaries grant

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) will be the first Southern Baptist school to participate in the Science for Seminaries project. The project provides students with resources to foster informed dialogue about the intersection of faith and science and supports current and future engagement with new scientific discoveries and ethical implications. Keep Reading

Larry Lyon joins NOBTS as vice president of enrollment

On June 19, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) announced that Larry Lyon has been appointed to serve as vice president of enrollment, a position that was recently approved by NOBTS trustees June 4. Keep Reading

Chris Thompson to join Southeastern family

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is excited to announce that Chris Thompson will serve as the school’s associate vice president of distance learning and academic support beginning Aug. 1. Keep Reading

Leadership development among SBC females highlighted at fifth annual SEBTS breakfast

This year’s fifth annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast, hosted by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, focused on how women in a diversity of life stages have learned what it means to lead in their contexts by developing themselves and those under them for the glory of God. Keep Reading

Alumni and Friends Luncheon highlights Great Commission stories

A time of worship, celebration and prayer marked Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s 2019 Alumni and Friends Luncheon. Keep Reading

Akin celebrates tremendous growth at Southeastern in report to SBC messengers

During the 2019 seminary presidential report, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary President Danny Akin celebrated the tremendous growth that has occurred in its enrollment and announced new partnerships, degree programs and staff changes within the seminary. Keep Reading

Ronjour Locke appointed as director of Center for Preaching and Pastoral Leadership

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is excited to announce that Ronjour Locke has been appointed as director of the Center for Preaching and Pastoral Leadership, following Scott Pace’s transition to dean of The College at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Scott Pace appointed as dean of The College at Southeastern

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) has appointed Scott Pace as the new dean of The College at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Jamie Dew elected as president of NOBTS

On June 5, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) elected James K. “Jamie” Dew Jr. as its new president, a role which he will begin effective immediately. Keep Reading

Ross Inman to join SEBTS faculty

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is pleased to announce Ross Inman will be joining its faculty as associate professor of philosophy on July 1, 2019. Keep Reading

SEBTS to offer courses in partnership with Church Answers and Revitalize Network

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is partnering with Church Answers and the Revitalize Network to offer two courses in conjunction with the Revitalize Convention in February of 2020. These courses come as part of a larger focus at SEBTS to train students for church revitalization through its M.A., M.Div. and certificate programs. Keep Reading

Elizabeth Graham: ‘The Lord has equipped me to serve the local church through event planning’

Sometimes the most effective leadership happens from behind the scenes. This was certainly the case for Elizabeth Graham, director of events at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) and owner of Yellow Brick Events (YBE). During her time at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), the Lord developed in her the skills and passion to pursue event planning as a way to serve the church.  Keep Reading

Southeastern remembers M.O. Owens

Milum Oswell “M.O.” Owens Jr., longtime donor and friend of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) passed away in his Gastonia home on Monday, May 20. He was 105. Keep Reading

Southeastern remembers alumna Gena Wilson

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) and The College at Southeastern mourn the passing of alumna Gena Wilson, who died May 13 in her Bedford, South Carolina home at age 51. Keep Reading

Southeastern celebrates first two graduates from the Hunt Scholars Program

As Chad Welch and Kevin Cox crossed the stage of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) Binkley Chapel, they celebrated not only a personal accomplishment but a monumental milestone in the life of the seminary as the first two graduates from the Hunt Scholars Program. Keep Reading

North Carolina church donates to Persian Leadership Initiative

In a generous effort to advance Great Commission work across the world, First Baptist Church Cherryville donated $45,000 to the Persian Leadership Initiative, an extension of the Global Theological Initiative (GTI) at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). Keep Reading

Akin charges grads to run the Christian race with endurance

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) President Danny Akin exhorted graduates during the spring commencement address to run the Christian race with endurance to the very end, found in Hebrews 12:1-3. The address commissioned the 263 seminary and college graduates who walked across the stage of SEBTS’s Binkley Chapel to receive their diplomas on May 10. Keep Reading

Southeastern to host 5th annual Women's Leadership Breakfast in June

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) fifth annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast will focus on leadership development in serving the local church. Keep Reading

Ministry to Women program continues to expand, offering degrees from M.A. to D.Min.

Throughout the process of reformatting the Master of Arts in ministry to women (MAMW), three more opportunities have been provided for women at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) to be equipped to lead, teach and serve in a variety of ministry contexts. These opportunities include the MAMW and biblical counseling, Master of Theology in women’s studies and the Doctor of Ministry in ministry to women. Keep Reading

SEBTS conference addresses realities of adopting across cultures and races

Understanding the proper motivation and implications for adopting cross-culturally and trans-racially encapsulated the Adopted Conference April 6. Keep Reading

Trustees and donors celebrate launch of For the Mission Campaign, Akin 15th anniversary as president

The public launch of the For the Mission campaign is just one way among many in which President Danny Akin is continuing to cultivate an enduring, Great Commission vision at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) as he marks his 15 years as president of the institution. Keep Reading

Archives and the Church

“Archive” is a word we see each and every day. Our email accounts include a folder entitled “Archive,” and our Facebook pages “archive” old information, reminding us through the “Memories” feature of past events, photographs, etc. Such use of the word reinforces the notion that we set aside things we no longer need in an “archive.” So what exactly are archives and what use are they? Keep Reading

Introducing Dr. Patrick Rollins to SEBTS Faculty

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is pleased to announce new faculty member Dr. Patrick Rollins. Dr. Rollins will be teaching... Keep Reading

Tourism sparks gospel proclamation among unreached

*Kevin and Lisa Brown discovered the reality of lostness in the world, a burden that not only continued to grow within them but called them to action as God brought the two together to serve as a couple in Southeast Asia. Keep Reading

Master of Arts in Ministry to Women reformatted to be more accessible

In Fall 2019, a Master of Arts in ministry to women (MAMW) will be launched in a newly accessible format at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). The new format will allow women in a diversity of life stages and locations to receive high-quality theological training, network with respected Bible teachers around the country and build lasting friendships. Keep Reading

‘Emphasizing the power of Christ’ in Madagascar

Jade Marlin, a junior studying global studies and business at The College at Southeastern, shared her experience serving in Madagascar. Keep Reading

Christ-Centered Exposition Workshop highlights Southeastern’s Heart for Pastors

The second annual Christ-Centered Exposition Workshop, focused on the Book of Acts, is one of the many ways that Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SEBTS) Pastor’s Center is seeking to equip pastors and students to effectively lead in the local church.  Keep Reading

Identity encapsulates the theme of GO Conference 2019

The fifth annual GO Conference focused its attention on God’s character as a lens in which the 834 high school and college students should view their identity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) Feb. 15-17. Keep Reading

Bryan Chapell highlights significance of Christocentric preaching during Adams Lecture Series

During the three-day Adams Lecture Series, taught by Bryan Chapell Feb. 12-14, the explanation and purpose of Christ-centered exposition remained the focal point at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). Keep Reading

Global Missions Week spurs students toward importance and practice of missions

This year’s Global Missions Week at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) included a number of new events, including the inaugural Southeastern 5k on Feb. 2 with more than 250 registered runners. The race ushered in the school’s annual focus on how students can fulfill the Great Commission both nationally and internationally from Feb. 2-7. Keep Reading

Death is necessary for life, Platt charges students at Spring 2019 convocation

On Jan. 22, David Platt gave a challenging message to students during spring convocation in which he addressed the paradoxical truth that in order to have life, the Christian must be willing to die. Keep Reading

Every Place Matters

The kingdom of God isn’t God’s people living under God’s rule. Not fully. The kingdom of God is the people of God living under his reign and rule in the place that he has prepared for them. Keep Reading

Southeastern remembers Bailey Smith for his evangelistic legacy

On January 14, 2019, beloved evangelist, pastor and former Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) president, Bailey Smith, died from pancreatic cancer at 79. Keep Reading

Southeastern college professor receives Governor Award for Outstanding State Government Service

Receiving the high honor of the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Outstanding State Government Service came as a surprise to Roy Jackson Marshall III, adjunct professor at The College at Southeastern and former deputy director of the North Carolina Museum of History. Keep Reading

Persian ministry fuels couple's future service abroad

Whether sharing a meal in a home or spending hours of fellowship and Bible study together, *Azah and Haley see their ministry with Persians living in Raleigh-Durham to be of great value as they prepare to serve long-term in Central Asia. Keep Reading

From the Dominican Republic to Dallas: How one M.Div. student is passionately pursuing the Great Commission

It started with a prayer. In his home country of the Dominican Republic, Moises Gomez and his pastor asked the Lord to provide a way for Gomez to be equipped for full-time ministry. Keep Reading

God promises to never leave, Akin reminds Fall 2018 graduates

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) President Danny Akin encouraged 30 college and 169 seminary students to trust in the steadfast promise that God will never leave them or abandon them, found in Hebrews 13:5. Keep Reading

Thom Rainer to join SEBTS faculty

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is excited to announce that Thom Rainer, outgoing president of Lifeway Christian Resources, will be joining the SEBTS faculty as a part-time distinguished professor of church revitalization and leadership in January of 2019. Keep Reading

Southeastern Theological Fellowship dinner celebrates five institutional scholars

During the 70th annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) in Denver, Colorado, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) recognized five evangelical scholars for their contributions at the annual Southeastern Theological Fellowship dinner. Keep Reading

Southeastern Classic celebrates record-breaking year in fundraising

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) celebrated a record-breaking year of fundraising, sponsorship and participation at this year’s 12th annual Southeastern Classic Golf Tournament, hosted at TPC Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh, North Carolina on Oct. 8. Keep Reading

Timothy Barnabas Conference encourages students in ministry leadership

Understanding the purpose and practice of being a leader in ministry underscored the theme of this year’s Timothy Barnabas Conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) on Nov. 6. Keep Reading

‘Proximity makes all the difference’: How one M.Div. student moved neighborhoods for gospel outreach

*Ray didn’t expect to see so many Indian families at the park when he and his wife, Lauren, visited one Friday evening in Morrisville. Keep Reading

Southeastern announces two additions to faculty for Spring 2019

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is excited to announce that doctoral candidate Keelan Cook and alumnus Matt Rogers will be joining the faculty in the spring of 2019 to teach church planting and missiology. Keep Reading

Southeastern remembers first African-American professor, Logan Carson

On Nov. 3, Logan Carson, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS)’s first full-time African-American professor, passed away at the age of 86. Keep Reading

Fall 2018 Board of Trustees and Southeastern Society

The announcement of a record enrollment increase dominated much of the conversation during the bi-annual Board of Trustees (BOT) Southeastern Society (SES) meetings at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). With the approval of the Master of Arts in Student Ministry Southeastern is poised to continue fulfilling its call to equip students to serve the church and fulfill the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Yarnell emphasizes Anabaptists' Great Commission commitment during Page Lecture Series

This year's Page Lecture Series featured Malcolm B. Yarnell III of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, who spoke on Anabaptists and their commitment to the Great Commission and the cross of Christ. Keep Reading

Mobilizing a church on Mission focus of 9Marks conference

Missions was the emphasis of the 2018 9Marks conference, hosted at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Sept. 28-29. Keep Reading

Finding a sense of place in a life of transience

On day one of being missionaries in Southeast Asia, my husband began petitioning for us to buy a motorbike. In our city of two million, almost everyone navigates the streets on two wheels, zipping in and out of traffic. My husband regularly presented me with all the ways our lives would be enriched by a bike. Keep Reading

Military Community Focus Week spotlights chaplaincy ministry and church planting efforts

With approximately 105 military community students, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is making strides in its efforts to engage its military students and bring awareness to ministry opportunities within the military community. Keep Reading

North Carolina Field Minister Program begins second year

The North Carolina Field Minister Program held its second convocation service at Nash Correction Institution on Sept. 5. Keep Reading

Southeastern installs 10th faculty chair in honor of Charles Page

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) installed its 10th faculty chair, the Charles Page chair of biblical theology, to Charles Quarles during its convocation service Aug. 16. Keep Reading

Student Life Division staff changes coming August 1

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is excited to announce three changes related to the Student Life Division, which will go into effect Aug. 1. Keep Reading

God’s grace ‘more than sufficient’ for SEBTS, Akin reports to messengers

President Danny Akin of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) delivered his report to Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) messengers on June 13 during the SBC annual meeting in Dallas, Texas. Keep Reading

Akin and Greear challenge alumni and friends to remain humble before the Lord

A call for repentance and a challenge to rely humbly on the Lord remained a central theme of this year’s Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) Alumni and Friends Luncheon. Keep Reading

Wilkin encourages women to fear the Lord at Southeastern Women’s Leadership Breakfast

Jen Wilkin encouraged women to be fearless in their advocacy on behalf of others and to fear the Lord above all else during this year’s Women’s Leadership Breakfast June 13 in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting. Keep Reading

Baptist21 panelists discuss how to have a diverse, yet unified SBC culture

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) participated in its ninth consecutive Baptist21 Luncheon in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting on June 11. Keep Reading

A Statement from the Administration of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

During the last few weeks Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) has walked through a situation that began when our administration was contacted by a former student who was the victim of an alleged sexual assault in 2003. ... Keep Reading

College graduates pursuing the Great Commission

Brianna Copeland and Ashish Bhandari, two graduates from The College at Southeastern, shared how they are going to serve the Church and fulfill the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Great Commission a guiding passage for life and ministry, Akin charges graduates

On May 11, 244 students graduated from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and The College at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Southeastern announces four new faculty members

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is excited to announce four new faculty hires: Julia Bickley, Ben Holloway, Jason Williamson and Otto Sanchez. Keep Reading

Hispanic Leadership Development hosts training focused on Bible teaching and interpretation

On April 28, the Hispanic Leadership Development office hosted Interpretando y Enseñando la Biblia, a five-hour training for Hispanic church and ministry leaders on how to interpret and teach the Bible from the grand Christocentric narrative of Scripture. Keep Reading

Link Conference: "A catalyst toward change" in multicultural ministry

On April 13, the Kingdom Diversity Initiative (KDI) at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted the Link Conference to discuss how to put multicultural passion into informed practice. Keep Reading

Global Missions Week fosters Great Commission focus

Global Missions Week was hosted by the Lewis A. Drummond Center for Great Commission Studies (CGCS) at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) April 10-12, emphasizing North American and International Missions. Keep Reading

Southeastern establishes first endowed directorship, Board of Trustees elects first female chair

On Tuesday, April 10, Scott Hildreth was installed as the George Liele director of the Lewis A. Drummond Center for Great Commission Studies, the first endowed directorship at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). Keep Reading

Making Christ known in Bulgaria

Caleb Waller and his wife, Sarah serve as church planters in Sofia, Bulgaria. Read more about how the Lord called them overseas and is using them in amazing ways in Eastern Europe. Keep Reading

GTI partners with Cuban seminary to equip leaders for ministry

The partnership between Southeastern and the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Santiago, Cuba allows for theological training to take place for future seminary and church leaders in Cuba. Keep Reading

East Asia Leadership Initiative begins at Southeastern

The Global Theological Initiatives (GTI) office at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is expanding its impact across the globe by creating the East Asian Leadership Initiative office. Keep Reading

Pursuing the Good Life in a Secular World: James K. A. Smith speaks at Southeastern

What vision of "the good life" are Christians pursuing? James K. A. Smith addressed this question at The Wisdom Forum: The Good Life, an event at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) on March 16, 2018. Keep Reading

Q&A with Wake Forest church planter, Trea Brinson

Trea Brinson, a church planter in Wake Forest, North Carolina, shares his story of how Southeastern prepared him for his ministry as lead pastor of Restoration Church. Keep Reading

Love for the Lord propels love for the lost, emphasis of 2018 GO Conference

The 2018 GO Conference took place Feb. 16-17 and focused on the foundational practices for Christians to love God, his Word, his church and the lost. Keep Reading

Southeastern launches partnership with Crosslands

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is partnering with Crosslands to offer a Master of Arts in Christian ministry. Keep Reading

African American missions movement highlighted at Black History Celebration Lunch

The Kingdom Diversity Initiatives and the L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted its fourth annual Black History Celebration Lunch, focusing on the history of the African American missions movement. Keep Reading

Southeastern reaches record giving in school’s history

With record-breaking fundraising in December, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an increased ability to help its students pursue their ministry calling at an affordable cost. Keep Reading

God’s Word a foundation for enduring opposition, Ashford tells students

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) celebrated the start of a new semester at its spring convocation on Jan. 23. Keep Reading

Southeastern student, Derrick Rudolph, works with disaster relief in Puerto Rico

Derrick Rudolph shares about how he had the opportunity to work in Puerto Rico this semester, how he came to know the Lord and what led him to pursue theological education. Keep Reading

'I am ready for this. I am equipped,' says SEBTS counseling alumna

Michelle Horton, a SEBTS graduate, wanted to become a biblical counselor because of the personal healing she had experienced from it herself. She now works at Heart Song Counseling in Tampa, Florida. Read her story here. Keep Reading

Southeastern equips family to serve better together

Scott and Lesley Hildreth, along with their daughter Rachel Hildreth Breniser, have not only received degrees from Southeastern but have seen the Lord's faithfulness in equipping them to fulfill the Great Commission. Keep Reading

The gospel is for all people, Akin charges graduates

Akin delivered his fall graduation address to graduates on Dec. 8, 2017. Keep Reading

Southeastern welcomes two new preaching faculty

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) has added Scott Pace and Ronjour Locke to its full-time preaching faculty. Keep Reading

Academic camaraderie highlighted at annual Southeastern Theological Fellowship

During the 69th annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) in Providence, Rhode Island, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) recognized four evangelical scholars for their contributions at the annual Southeastern Theological Fellowship dinner. Keep Reading

They Say “Yes": Reflections From Zambia

As part of the Acts 1:8 series, Janet Sullivan Claytor shares her time serving in Zambia. Keep Reading

Jeff Struecker to join Southeastern faculty

Jeff Struecker will join the Southeastern faculty, beginning January 2018. Keep Reading

Pastor's Center Name Changed to the Center for Preaching and Pastoral Leadership

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Reaching the Nations across the street

The Reaching the Nations in North America Summit occurred Oct. 27-28 and focused on the importance of welcoming refugees and immigrants with love and gospel intentionality. Keep Reading

Southeastern student mobilizes Las Vegas church plant to intentional prayer

Heiden Ratner is a church planter in Las Vegas, pastoring WALK Church, and is seeking to challenge his church to intentional prayer in the aftermath the Las Vegas shooting. Read his story. Keep Reading

Board of Trustees and Southeastern Society hold Fall 2017 meetings

The Board of Trustees and Southeastern Society members held their bi-annual meeting for Fall 2017. Keep Reading

9Marks: an emphasis on church leadership

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted the ninth year of the 9Marks conference on Sept. 29-30. Keep Reading

Women Around Southeastern: a renewed focus on women's discipleship

Missie Branch has been named assistant dean of students to women at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). She is leading Women Around Southeastern, formerly Women's Life, that is aimed at helping disciple and equip women for ministry. Keep Reading

Equipped to reach the unreached in Central Asia

Doug Coleman, a Southeastern graduate, has worked in Central Asia for nearly two decades. Read about his story here. Keep Reading

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 again

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

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

Faculty Q&A with Kristin Kellen

Kristin Kellen is an assistant professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. She shares about her call to ministry and the importance of biblical counseling in disciple making. Keep Reading

Akin exhorts grads to live as new creations

The fall graduates of SEBTS and The College at Southeastern make up the 64th graduating class with 208 total students receiving 28 undergraduate, 131 graduate and 49 advanced degrees. Keep Reading

New class model provides the best of both worlds

During the fall 2016 semester, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary introduced a new class model that combines the convenience of an online course with the camaraderie and interaction gained in the classroom. This new approach to learning, called the 3-9 Cohort, is a cutting edge way to help students make the most of their educations with flexibility in their schedules. Keep Reading

Q&A with Amber Bowen

Amber Bowen is a student and adjunct professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. She shares about her interests in philosophy and encouraging more women to contribute to the body of scholarship. Keep Reading

Scholars honored during fourth annual Southeastern Theological Fellowship at ETS

During the 68th annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society in San Antonio, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary recognized five evangelical scholars at its annual Southeastern Theological Fellowship dinner. Keep Reading

Bay Leaf Baptist brings Christmas joy to Southeastern students in 2016

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

Thornbury calls for Jesus freaks in Page Lecture series

Thornbury was the guest speaker for the 2016 Page Lectures, a series that brings prominent theologians to campus each fall to discuss a subject of concern to the Christian community. On November 1-2, Thornbury gave two lectures to students, faculty and staff on the topic of Joseph Got It Done using the Old Testament story of Joseph to show how Christians should respond as bearers of good news in the culture. Keep Reading

Staff Q&A with Eli Byrd

Eli Byrd is the Director of Certificate Services and a student at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He shares about his work to help equip people for ministry. Keep Reading

SEBTS Kingdom Diversity hosts first black church conference

Pastors, ministry leaders and students gathered on October 28, 2016, for the State of the Black Church Conference at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church in Wake Forest North Carolina. Kingdom Diversity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted the event that included break out sessions, panel discussions and sermons focused on the variety of theological and ecclesiological perspectives of the black church. Keep Reading

Faculty Q&A with Ivan Spencer

Ivan Spencer is a Professor of History and Philosophy at The College at Southeastern. He shares about his work at the college and his new book, Tweetable Nietzsche, being published on November 1, 2016. Keep Reading

Board of Trustees and Southeastern Society hold fall meetings

The Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) Board of Trustees (BOT) and Southeastern Society (SES) held their bi-annual meetings on October 9-11, where they received updates about SEBTS, worshipped together in chapel and enjoyed fellowship with faculty and students. Keep Reading

Student Q&A with Anna Daub

Anna Daub is a Ph.D. student at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where she also works in the Global Theological Initiatives office. Anna shares about her time as a doctoral student and how she helps to empower people to make disciples around the world. Keep Reading

9Marks: Creating a Culture of Discipleship

More than 900 pastors, students and church members attended the eighth annual 9Marks conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) on September 30 and October 1. Keep Reading

Go Engage conference puts training into practice to see no place left

On September 8-10, 2016, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted a completely different type of conference, one where training was put to immediate practice. Keep Reading

SEBTS and P4CM partner to increase diversity in seminary education

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary seeks to train students from all ethnic backgrounds to reflect the beauty and diversity of the Kingdom of God. In line with this goal, SEBTS has partnered with The Passion for Christ Movement in an effort to increase diversity in seminary education, particularly among women and minority students. Keep Reading

Aponte named as IMB vice president of mobilization

During their August 23-24 board meeting, International Mission Board trustees announced Edgar Aponte, director of Hispanic leadership development at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, as the IMB’s new vice president of mobilization. Keep Reading

Faculty Q&A with Al James

Al James is the Associate Dean of Ministry Studies and Professor of Missions at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He shares about his experience as a missionary and how he teaches students pursue God’s heart for all peoples. Keep Reading

God will be with you as you GO, Akin tells students

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary President Danny Akin and faculty welcomed students to the fall 2016 semester during a convocation service on August 18. Keep Reading

Retired IMB leaders Elliff and Meador to teach at SEBTS

Starting in the fall 2016 semester, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary will gain two visiting professors, Tom Elliff, former president of the International Mission Board and the Southern Baptist Convention, and Clyde Meador, retired missionary and executive advisor to the IMB president. Keep Reading

Staff Q&A with Jonathan Six

Jonathan Six is the Director of Financial and Alumni Development at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He shares about how he came to Southeastern and his work encouraging alumni and donors to contribute to the work of the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Staff Q&A with Keelan Cook

Keelan Cook is the Urban Resource Coordinator for the Center for Great Commission Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He shares about his call to ministry and how he helps equip students and local churches to minister to different people groups in their neighborhoods. Keep Reading

Passion and mentoring highlighted at leadership breakfast

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) and the North American Mission Board (NAMB) partnered together for the second year to host a leadership breakfast for women on June 15, 2016, during the Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in St. Louis, Missouri. Keep Reading

Faculty Q&A with Ken Coley

Ken Coley is the director of Ed.D. studies and professor of Christian education at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). He shares how he trains upcoming teachers and leaders of Christian education. Keep Reading

SEBTS luncheon highlights ministry in tough places

Alumni and friends of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary gathered for a luncheon dedicated to reaching the nations with the gospel. They heard from alumni and students about how SEBTS equipped them to serve the church and fulfill the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Southeastern creates new GO Certificates for Christians at any level

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) believes that every Christian is a Great Commission Christian. Because of this, SEBTS is excited to announce the new GO Certificates, theological education for every Christian. Keep Reading

Sheldon Alexander retires from Southeastern after more than two decades of service

In his many years and many roles at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), Sheldon Alexander has continued to do what he does best—serve students. After 27 years, Alexander will retire on June 30. Keep Reading

Faculty Q&A with Denise O'Donoghue

Denise O’Donoghue is the director of Womens Life and assistant professor of ministry to women at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). She shares how God called her into theological education and how she seeks to equip women to fulfill the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Keith and Kristyn Getty song For the Cause dedicated as official Southeastern hymn

In their latest album Facing a Task Unfinished, Christian music artists Keith and Kristyn Getty, have dedicated their song, For the Cause to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) and President Danny Akin. It will now serve as the official hymn for SEBTS and The College at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Southeastern graduates answer the call to GO through education ministry

This spring, several graduates from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary received their Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.), an advanced Southeastern program that shapes and prepares leaders in educational ministry. Keep Reading

Serve others and point them to Christ, Akin tells grads

Sent to lead? Perhaps. Sent to serve? Absolutely. These words were part of a charge given to the spring 2016 graduates of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Keep Reading

Faculty Q&A with Dwayne Milioni

Dwayne Milioni is the pastor of Open Door Church in Raleigh and an assistant professor of preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). He shares about his current writing projects and how he teaches students to equip the local church for the work of the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Global missions week shows students ways to GO

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is always asking students, Where are you going? Global Missions Week helped students explore answers to that question through events, missionary guests and special chapel speakers Miguel Nunez, pastor of International Baptist Church in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and Nik Ripken, author of The Insanity of God and The Insanity of Obedience. Keep Reading

Faculty Q&A with Scott Hildreth

Scott Hildreth is the director of the Center for Great Commission Studies and an assistant professor of global studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). He shares about his roles at Southeastern and how he is involved in equipping students to fulfill the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Southeastern Board of Trustees elect new faculty, approve budget in spring meeting

On April 18-19, the Board of Trustees (BOT) at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) held their spring meeting where they elected four new faculty members, voted on curriculum revisions and approved the 2016-2017 budget and fee schedule. Keep Reading

Intersect conference helps church leaders link faith and culture

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted 50 pastors and leaders from around the country at the Intersect Conference on April 19, 2016. The group included church planters, pastors, parachurch organizations and students who had the opportunity to hear from SEBTS faculty on matters of faith, culture, economics and vocation. Keep Reading

Southeastern displays scope of Great Commission classrooms at Southeast EMS

At the Southeast Regional meeting of the Evangelical Missiological Society (EMS) on April 9, 2016, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) exemplified its motto of every classroom a Great Commission classroom. With nearly 50 papers presented during the meeting, SEBTS participants came from all levels, from the president and administration to seminary and college students. Keep Reading

Faculty Q&A with Greg Mathias

Greg Mathias is an assistant professor of global studies and the associate director of international missions for the Center for Great Commission Studies at Southeastern. He shares about his call to missions and how he encourages students to live Great Commission lives. Keep Reading

Southeastern partnership with Brazilian Baptists sees first fruits

As 23 Brazilian men and women walked across the stage to receive their Master of Theological Studies (MTS) degrees, their friends and families witnessed history in the making. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary President Danny Akin joyfully greeted the first graduating class of an on-going partnership between Southeastern and Brazilian Baptists. Keep Reading

Faculty Q&A with Todd Borger

Todd Borger is an associate professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He shares about his life, work and how he helps students connect the Old Testament to the mission of God. Keep Reading

Staff Q&A with Ryan Hutchinson

Ryan Hutchinson is the Executive Vice President for Operations at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He shares about his family, call to ministry and work at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Anne Graham Lotz and the difference one prayer can make

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary recently hosted An Evening with Anne featuring Anne Graham Lotz, renowned author and speaker and daughter of Billy Graham. More than 900 guests attended the event. Keep Reading

Paul House lectures on gospel theology in Isaiah at Southeastern

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary recently held its annual Adams Lectures, featuring Paul House, professor of divinity in Old Testament at Beeson Divinity School. House spoke to students, faculty and staff in two lectures, an informal luncheon and a library talk over the course of two days. Keep Reading

Southeastern announces changes to Master of Divinity and Master of Arts degrees

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has made significant changes to its Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and Master of Arts (M.A.) degrees. Beginning fall 2016, the total hours required to complete an M.Div. will be reduced from 90 to 81-84 hours, and the core hours for the vocational M.A. programs will increase from 30 to 36 hours. Keep Reading

Go Conference calls all Christians to obey the call to the nations

More than 700 students, faculty and staff joined in for the eighth annual Go Conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Main speakers David Platt, Afshin Ziafat and Danny Akin offered multi-faceted approaches to the topic, To the Ends of the Earth, challenging attendees to go wherever and however God calls them. Keep Reading

Faculty Q&A with Edgar Aponte

Edgar Aponte is the director of Hispanic Leadership Development and an instructor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Originally from the Dominican Republic, Aponte previously served as Minister Counselor for political affairs at the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Washington, DC. He shares about his work and how he trains students to have a solid understanding of their faith. Keep Reading

Southeastern students charged to trust the Bible at spring convocation

Students, faculty and staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary kicked off the spring semester with a convocation service dedicated to the importance of the Word of God. Keep Reading

Southeastern donors end year with record giving

December was a record-breaking month of giving for Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. As part of a “December to Remember” initiative, a group of leading donors agreed to match, dollar-for-dollar, every gift donated in the month of December to the Southeastern Fund up to a total of $225,000. Donors stepped up to the challenge and raised a total of $515,000 for the Southeastern Fund. Keep Reading

Southeastern offers IMB retirees two-year advanced degree waiver

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is excited to announce that it will waive tuition and fees for the first two years of any doctoral degree or the first 12 hours of a Master of Theology (Th.M.) degree for returning International Mission Board (IMB) missionaries who have opted to take the Voluntary Retirement Initiative (VRI). Keep Reading

Rosaria Butterfield talks gender identity at Southeastern

In a special chapel service at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, author and speaker Rosaria Butterfield joined a panel of Southeastern faculty members for a discussion on gender identity and sexual orientation. Keep Reading

Southeastern commencement sends out students to be dangerous for Christ

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary awarded 184 undergraduate and graduate degrees during its fall graduation ceremony on December 11, 2015. Keep Reading

Third annual Southeastern Theological Fellowship honors scholars at ETS

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary recognized five evangelical scholars during the Southeastern Theological Fellowship dinner at the 67th annual meeting of The Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) in Atlanta. Keep Reading

Going with peaceful obedience to the call

As an accountant, giving someone a blank check goes against everything Brent Kapps* knows. When it came to God calling his family, however, Kapps and his wife, Brianna, * offered their lives as a blank check before the Lord. Keep Reading

Russell Moore propels Southeastern students onward to cultural engagement

Every fall Southeastern holds the Page Lectures where outstanding theologians deliver lectures on a subject of concern to the Christian community. On November 3-4, Russell Moore gave two lectures exhorting students, faculty and guests to respond to present cultural challenges with confidence in Christ, messages from his newest book Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel. Keep Reading

Faculty Q&A with Mark Liederbach

Mark Liederbach is the vice president for student services and dean of students at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also serves as professor of theology, ethics and culture. Liederbach shares about growing up in a Catholic family, how he ended up teaching at a Baptist seminary and what projects he is currently working on. Keep Reading

Timothy+Barnabas hosts Exchange at Southeastern

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary students recently had the opportunity to attend the Exchange conference with Johnny Hunt, pastor of First Baptist Woodstock in Woodstock, Georgia. The Center for Pastoral Leadership and Preaching sponsored the event in partnership with Hunt’s organization, Timothy+Barnabas. Keep Reading

Theologians offer fresh perspectives on the gospels

On Tuesday, October 20, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted “Theologians Reading the Gospels,” an event that brought scholars together to discuss theological research on the gospel scriptures. Guest speakers John Behr and Steve McKinion presented their theological readings of the gospels, which were followed by a discussion with Dr. Charles Quarles, Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Staff Q&A with Lesley Hildreth

Lesley Hildreth is the assistant director of Womens Life at Southeastern, a mom, a student and much more. She shares about her family, her work at Southeastern and how she prepares women for the mission field. Keep Reading

Southeastern Society holds fall meeting at Southeastern

The Southeastern Society (SES) of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary held its semi-annual meeting on October 11-13. Members received current updates on Southeastern and heard how their gifts allow students to go. Keep Reading

Keith Whitfield Elected Vice President for Academic Administration at Southeastern

The board of trustees at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary named Keith Whitfield as the new vice president for academic administration at its biannual meeting on October 12, 2015. Keep Reading

9Marks: Loving Church Discipline

Almost 800 pastors, students and church members from 16 different states gathered for the seventh annual 9Marks conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary about the biblical plan for church discipline on Sept. 25 and 26. Keep Reading

Ken Keathley Installed in the Jesse Hendley Chair of Biblical Theology

Ken Keathley was installed in the Jesse Hendley Chair of Biblical Theology at Southeastern on Aug. 18. Keep Reading

The Love of Christ Put on Display at SEBTS Convocation

Binkley Chapel was filled with new and returning students, faculty and staff for the fall 2015 Convocation service celebrating the sacrificial love of Christ. Keep Reading

Southeastern Announces Chuck Quarles as New Ph.D. Director

Today Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) named Chuck Quarles as the director of the Ph.D. program. Keep Reading

Heath Thomas named Dean of the Herschel H. Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry at Oklahoma Baptist University

Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, OK announced Heath Thomas as the new Dean of the Herschel H. Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry and associate vice president for church relations. Keep Reading

Faculty Q & A with Tate Cockrell

Summary: Tate Cockrell is an associate professor of counseling and an assistant director of the doctor of ministry program at Southeastern Seminary. He shares about what the Lord has been teaching him in his transition to Southeastern, what he’s reading and how he enjoys spending his free time. Keep Reading

Faculty Q & A with Benjamin Quinn

Benjamin Quinn, assistant professor of theology and history of ideas and associate dean of institutional effectiveness for the College at Southeastern, talks about marrying his elementary school sweetheart, his study of Augustine and where his former students are living out the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Retired Long-Time Southeastern Employee Dies at 88

Evelyn Barham Carter, a North Carolina native, died at the age of 88 on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Keep Reading

Leadership breakfast encourages women to serve well in their mission field

Southeastern and the North American Mission Board hosted a leadership breakfast for women at the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention in Columbus, Ohio. Keep Reading

Southeastern students seek to engage Columbus with the gospel

From the urban core to the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, students from Southeastern partnered with the local church to engage the lost at Crossover. Keep Reading

Southeastern alumni united in the mission of God

The Southeastern alumni and friends luncheon hosted 400 guests for brief engaging talks on mission and a worship time led by Shane & Shane. Keep Reading

President Akin reports at the SBC on training students to flood the lands of darkness

Danny Akin, president of Southeastern, shared how the seminary is training more than 3,400 students to flood the lands of darkness with the gospel light. Keep Reading

Preparing to GO: Women Train in London for Overseas Missions

Eight Southeastern student wives spent a week in London praying, sharing the gospel and encouraging the missionaries who live there. Keep Reading

Accomplished professionals and active retirees train at RETI

Southeastern professors at the Raleigh Executive Training Institute trained accomplished professionals and active retirees this spring. Keep Reading

Faculty Q & A with Steve McKinion

Steve McKinion, professor of theology and patristics at Southeastern, talks about coaching youth sports teams, his current work on theology and cancer and how he equips Southeastern students to share the gospel in culturally appropriate ways. Keep Reading

A Fountain of Love

The fountain under the gazebo on the Southeastern campus was dedicated in memory of Dana Alexandra Jordan who died of cancer in 2007 at the age of 14. Keep Reading

Jeff Struecker: Leading Warriors for Christ

Jeff Struecker, lead pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus, GA, and former ranger and retired chaplain for the United States Army, graduated this spring from Southeastern with a doctor of philosophy in Christian leadership. Keep Reading

God is with you wherever you go, Akin tells grads

The Southeastern 61st graduating class included 274 graduates receiving 44 undergraduate, 197 graduate and 38 doctoral degrees. Keep Reading

Nathan Finn named Dean of Union University School of Theology and Missions

Today Union University in Jackson, Tennessee announced Nathan A. Finn as the new dean of The School of Theology and Missions. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with Ben Merkle

Ben Merkle is a professor of New Testament and Greek at Southeastern. He shares about his work in Malaysia, his love for Greek and how he leads mission trips with Southeastern students. Keep Reading

Robert Woodberry lectures on The World the Missionaries Made

Almost 100 people attended a lecture by Robert Woodberry on The World the Missionaries Made at Southeastern Seminary. Keep Reading

Trustees Elect Two New Southeastern Faculty Members

The board of trustees heard reports on a projected sixth year of record enrollment, elected Jim Shaddix and Stephen Eccher to the faculty and celebrated continued growth during its spring meeting. Keep Reading

SEBTS scholarship seeks to support students aspiring to work in closed countries

Southeastern is seeking to make a kingdom impact around the world through providing scholarships to students aspiring to serve in closed countries. Keep Reading

Karen Swallow Prior Lectures at SEBTS on Fierce Convictions

Karen Swallow Prior lectured on Fierce Convictions at the inaugural event of The Center for Spiritual Formation and Evangelical Spirituality directed by Nathan Finn. Keep Reading

Are You Called to Pastoral Ministry? Are You Ready to Be Equipped?

The new Hunt Scholars Program at Southeastern gives students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Divinity in five years. Keep Reading

Faculty Q & A with Daniel Heimbach

Daniel Heimbach, senior professor of Christian ethics at Southeastern, shares about what he does at Southeastern, who his role models are and how his classes equip students to accomplish the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Faculty Q & A with Stephen Eccher

Stephen Eccher, assistant professor of church history and reformation studies, shares about his current work, his passion for the Reformation, and how his classes prepare students to pursue the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Southeastern Hosts the Sabbath Rest and Flourishing Conference

Southeastern hosted the Sabbath Rest and Flourishing conference in partnership with Blessed Earth, an organization dedicated to serving God and caring for his creation. Keep Reading

SEND North America Experience Tour at Southeastern

Southeastern welcomed 1450 attendees for the SEND North America Experience Tour with David Platt and the Passion Band. Keep Reading

Faculty Q & A with Allan Moseley

Allan Moseley, professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, shares about what he is working on, what he likes doing in his free time, and how he equips SEBTS students for Great Commission work. Keep Reading

Intersect: The Wisdom Forum

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted “Intersect: The Wisdom Forum” to discuss the intersection of faith, work and economics. Keep Reading

Daniel Block provides a fresh perspective on the theology of worship

Daniel Block lectured on at Southeastern on Feb. 10 and 11 as a part of the Adams lecture series. Keep Reading

Southeastern hosts annual Go Conference on the Glory of God

Southeastern hosted its seventh annual collegiate conference on the theme go for the glory of God. Keep Reading

Alumni Q & A with Patrick Harmon

Patrick Harmon is the minister to students at First Baptist Church of North Augusta, South Carolina. He shares about his time studying at Southeastern and how SEBTS equipped him to lead his students in the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Southeastern offers free educational tools to pastors and business leaders

What does it look like for people to wisely engage the intersection of work, faith and culture in daily life? A partnership between The Kern Family Foundation and Southeastern has opened the door to examine this question. Keep Reading

Southeastern hosts It Is Time: Interracial Dialogue

Southeastern in cooperation with the Town of Wake Forest hosted the first community dialogue on racial reconciliation entitled, It Is Time: Interracial Dialogue. Keep Reading

Alumni Q & A with Merrie Johnson

Merrie shares about her work as the senior consultant of student evangelism and discipleship for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and the completion of the Ed.D. program at Southeastern. Keep Reading

A Gospel for All the Nations

Southeastern hosted its Spring 2015 Convocation on Jan 20. Dr. Akin gave an address drawing from Acts 10:1-48 entitled “A Gospel for All the Nations." Keep Reading

Alumni association now offers ability to audit courses

The Southeastern Alumni Association welcomes new opportunity to provide graduate-level academic resources for members. Keep Reading

Faculty Q & A with Keith Whitfield

Keith Whitfield is an assistant professor of theology and an associate vice president of institutional effectiveness and faculty communications at Southeastern. He shares about how he came to Southeastern, what he has been reading lately, and how he uses theology to equip students to fulfill the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Faculty Q & A with Ken Keathley

Ken Keathley is a professor of theology and the director of the Bush Center for Faith and Culture at Southeastern. He shares about his work at Southeastern, what the Lord has been teaching him lately and how he equips students for the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Fall 2014 Graduation at Southeastern: To Live is Christ, to Die is Gain.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and The College at Southeastern celebrated the graduation of 160 students on Dec. 12. Keep Reading

Southeastern prays for racial reconciliation

For the last chapel of the fall semester, Southeastern hosted a time of prayer and Bible reading for racial understanding and reconciliation. Keep Reading

Faculty Q & A with Brent Aucoin

Brent Aucoin, professor of history and associate dean of the College at Southeastern, shares about his work, his family and what he does to equip Southeastern students for the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Faculty Q & A with David Black

David Black is a professor of New Testament studies at Southeastern, primarily teaching Greek. He shares about his travels, his work on the farm and how he equips Southeastern students to live out the Great Commission. Keep Reading

The Second Annual Southeastern Theological Fellowship Meets at ETS

The meeting of the Southeastern Theological Fellowship was held at the 66th annual Evangelical Theological Society meeting in San Diego, California on the evening of Nov. 19. The purpose of the event was to recognize and encourage theological scholarship. Keep Reading

Sam and Rachel James Receive Southeastern Presidential Award

Former International Mission Board missionaries Sam and Rachel James were awarded the Southeastern Presidential Award in chapel. Keep Reading

Derek Hicks lectures on North American Christianity

Derek Hicks, assistant professor of religion and culture at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was the 2014 Page Lecture guest speaker at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Southeastern launches the Raleigh Executive Training Institute

Beginning in January 2015, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) will launch the Raleigh Executive Training Institute (RETI) to make theological education more accessible to accomplished professionals and active retirees living in Raleigh and surrounding communities. Keep Reading

Q & A with Lizette Beard

Lizette Beard, project manager for LifeWay Research, shares about her experience at Southeastern, and how she is applying her pursuit of a Ph.D. to her work. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with John Hammett

John Hammett holds the John Leadley Dagg Chair of Systematic Theology and is a senior professor of systematic theology at Southeastern. He shares about his missionary background, current projects he is working on and how he equips students to live out the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Having a Jonathan Spirit: Biblical Manhood in 1 Samuel 14

Ben Mandrell, a church planter with the North American Mission Board in Denver, Colorado, preached on biblical manhood in chapel at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on Oct. 21. Keep Reading

The Prevailing Purpose of God

Jeremy Freeman, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Newcastle, Oklahoma, shared about the prevailing purpose of God in chapel at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with Jim Shaddix

Jim Shaddix holds the W. A. Criswell Chair of Expository Preaching at Southeastern. He shares a bit about his life, his ministry and how he pushes students to accomplish the Great Commission. Keep Reading

A Great Commission Church

Daniel Akin, president of Southeastern, preached in chapel on a Great Commission Church. Keep Reading

Fall Board of Trustees and Southeastern Society Meeting

Southeastern held its semi-annual Board of Trustees and Southeastern Society meetings on October 12-14. Attendees were encouraged by reflecting on past successes and planning for the future. Keep Reading

Alumni Q and A with Carlos Soca

Carlos Soca pastors in Clifton, New Jersey, where he was sent to plant a church by Open Door Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. He shares about his life, his ministry and how Southeastern equipped him to be a parent and a pastor. Keep Reading

A call to be diligent in study

Alistair Begg called students to be diligent in the study of the Bible in order to preach effectively. Keep Reading

9Marks: Meaningful Church Membership

Over 1000 pastors, students and church members gathered for the sixth annual 9Marks conference about the design for church membership on Sept. 26 and 27. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with Ant Greenham

Ant Greenham is a professor of missions and Islamic studies at Southeastern, and he takes a moment to share about his life, his work and how he equips students to live on mission. Keep Reading

Christian Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Fifty years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Southeastern hosted a two-day reflection on the struggle in America for social equality and the roles people of faith played in the Civil Rights Movement. Keep Reading

SBC President Ronnie Floyd leads SEBTS community to unite in prayer

Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, visited Southeastern to pray for the next great awakening in America and the world. Keep Reading

The 2014 Southeastern Golf Classic Makes a Kingdom Impact

The eighth annual Southeastern Golf Classic was held at TPC Wakefield Plantation, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Tournament sponsors and individual golfers gave a combined total of more than $70,000 to support training students at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Alumni Q and A with Matt Emerson

Matt Emerson earned both his M. Div. and his Ph.D. from Southeastern. Matt shares about his experiences at Southeastern and how he lives on mission in academia at California Baptist University. Keep Reading

Tommy Adams: Engaging Disciples Through Sports

Tommy Adams, a former professional basketball player, found strength and direction to unite his love of God and basketball through discipleship groups at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Day of Prophecy Conference at Southeastern

Southeastern hosted a prophecy conference that explored views on eschatology. Keep Reading

A Manual for Defending Marriage against Radical Deconstruction

One of the many controversies of the world today is same-sex marriage. This issue strikes deeply and close to home. Daniel Heimbach in “Why Not Same-Sex Marriage: A Manual for Defending Marriage against Radical Deconstruction,” a book just released by Trusted Books, aims not only to clarify the stakes but to supply much needed help in addressing this issue. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with David Jones

David Jones serves in many roles at Southeastern including associate professor of Christian ethics and the associate dean for graduate program administration. In this interview, he shares about his work and how he helps equip Southeastern to live on mission. Keep Reading

Eric Hankins preaches on being faithful in the small things

Eric Hankins, pastor of First Baptist Church in Oxford, Mississippi, preached in chapel at Southeastern on August 28. Keep Reading

O.S. Hawkins preaches on preparing for ministry

O.S. Hawkins, president and CEO of GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention, spoke in chapel at Southeastern on August 27. Keep Reading

Thomas White: Commended by faith

Thomas White, president of Cedarville University, spoke in chapel at Southeastern on August 21. Keep Reading

Southeastern launches new Center for Spiritual Formation and Evangelical Spirituality

Southeastern is announcing the new Center for Spiritual Formation and Evangelical Spirituality directed by Nathan Finn. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with Chip Hardy

Chip Hardy is new to the SEBTS family, and shares about his interest in the Old Testament, his love for the biblical languages and his passion for equipping students to accomplish the Great Commission. Keep Reading

I am going: Missions Chapel at Southeastern

Southeastern hosted the fall missions chapel including prayer, worship and teaching to encourage students to be on mission. Keep Reading

Fall Convocation speech honors missionary Bertha Smith

Students and faculty joined together at a crowded fall Convocation chapel service for a time of worship and to hear a message on Bertha Smith. Keep Reading

Generous donation launches Business and Cultural Engagement Scholarship

Local Southeastern supporters gave an initial gift of $100,000 to create an endowed Business and Cultural Engagement Scholarship for Southeastern students and another $5,000 to launch the scholarship awards this fall. Keep Reading

United in Prayer with SBC President Ronnie Floyd

Southeastern is hosting “United in Prayer” with Ronnie Floyd on Sept. 18. Keep Reading

Adrianne Miles joins the faculty at Southeastern

Adrianne Miles, who has been an adjunct professor as SEBTS since 2010, will begin teaching full-time this fall at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Southeastern professors and student appointed as ERLC research fellows

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention named seven Southeastern faculty members and one student as fellows for the new Research Institute. Keep Reading

A taste of missions in South Asia

A team from Southeastern experienced a taste of missions in South Asia for two weeks in May. Keep Reading

Southeastern students share the Gospel and lead ministry training in South Asia

George Robinson, associate professor of missions and evangelism, led a team of 15 students and spouses to South Asia in May. Keep Reading

New Master of Arts degree offered for ministry to women

Southeastern is now offering a Master of Arts degree to prepare students for effective ministry to women. Keep Reading

Southeastern serves university students in Taiwan

Southeastern professors Walter Strickland and Benjamin Quinn led five Southeastern students on a weeklong mission trip to Taipei, Taiwan. Keep Reading

Alumni Q and A

A SEBTS alumna participated in the 2+2 program at Southeastern in which she spent two years studying on campus and actually three years working as a missionary in the Middle East. She shared a bit about how Southeastern was instrumental in equipping her for Great Commission work on the mission field. (For security reasons, her name will not be mentioned.) Keep Reading

Southeastern awards the value of nearly 200,000 dollars in Kingdom Diversity Scholarships

The new Kingdom Diversity scholarships at Southeastern have been awarded to 23 students. Gifts range from nine full-time, 13 part-time, and one 1000-dollar partial scholarship. Seven scholarships were awarded on the doctoral level, 10 on the master’s level and six on the collegiate level. Keep Reading

National Hispanic Leadership Breakfast at the Southern Baptist Convention

Hispanic leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention gathered for a breakfast hosted by Southeastern during the 2014 annual meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on June 11. Keep Reading

Southeastern encounters the power of God at Crossover Baltimore

Approximately 130 students and four professors from Southeastern attended this year’s Crossover mission trip in Baltimore, the largest group from one seminary in the event’s 26-year history. Keep Reading

Southeastern gathers to celebrate pastors at the Southern Baptist Convention

Southeastern hosted a breakfast for the Spurgeon Center for Pastoral Leadership featuring guest speakers Ronnie Floyd and Chuck Lawless at the 2014 Southern Baptist Convention. Keep Reading

Remembering Nancy Nell Jacumin, a friend and supporter of Southeastern

Nancy Nell Simpson Jacumin died unexpectedly on June 9 at the age of 78. The Jacumin-Simpson Missions Center building at Southeastern is named after her family. Keep Reading

Southeastern delivers its report to the 2014 Southern Baptist Convention

President Akin delivers the 2014 report from Southeastern at the annual SBC meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. Keep Reading

Southeastern hosts alumni and friends luncheon at Camden Yards

Southeastern hosted approximately 325 alumni and friends for a luncheon in Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The event was held during the 2014 Southern Baptist Convention in Baltimore, Maryland on June 11. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with Jamie Dew

Jamie Dew, vice president for undergraduate studies and academic support as well as an associate professor of history of ideas and philosophy, shares about what it means for his work at Southeastern to be Great Commission work. Keep Reading

Race requires endurance, following Jesus' example, to increase God's kingdom

When Southern Baptists chase hard after Jesus Daniel Akin said they will be able to faithfully run the race of faith, adding people of every tribe, tongue and nation to the great hall of faith. Keep Reading

SEBTS on Mission to Scotland

Stephen B. Eccher, assistant professor of church history and reformation studies at Southeastern, shares highlights from a weeklong Southeastern mission trip he led to Scotland this spring. Keep Reading

Maurice Robinson begins producing a critical edition and textual commentary for the Byzantine text

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Maurice Robinson, senior professor of New Testament studies, has been named research professor of New Testament studies. Keep Reading

Alumni Q and A with Joseph Stegall

Joseph Stegall is lead pastor at Providence Baptist Fellowship in Nolensville, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville. He took some time to share about his ministry, his family and how the Lord used his time at Southeastern to equip him for Great Commission ministry. Keep Reading

Southeastern graduates encouraged not to waste their lives

A total of 259 graduates were from 34 states and five countries were honored at Southeastern's graduation. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with Walter Strickland

Walter Strickland is special advisor to the president for diversity and instructor of theology at Southeastern. He shared about his work and how he fulfills the Great Commission by celebrating the nations. Keep Reading

President Akin shares biblical foundations for marriage and family

2014 marks the seventh consecutive year of the Family Life Conference at Southeastern. The conference continued to grow with approximately 115 attendees from the SEBTS family and beyond. Keep Reading

President Akin encourages students to complete their ministry and live with no regrets

Daniel Akin, president of Southeastern, called students to complete their ministry and live with no regrets at the last chapel of the semester. Keep Reading

Crossover Baltimore participants seek power in prayer leading up to the June mission

Over 130 students and four faculty members from Southeastern are preparing to go serve the city of Baltimore. Keep Reading

A conviction for life: The Center for Faith and Culture at Southeastern hosts Amber Lehman

Amber Lehman, CEO of First Choice Pregnancy Solutions, came to Southeastern to share her journey From Pro-Life to Abolitionist. Keep Reading

Southeastern announces academic reorganization and degree changes

During the spring 2014 Board of Trustees’ meeting, the trustees approved a reorganization plan, which includes changes to the faculty and degree opportunities at Southeastern. Keep Reading

The Spurgeon Center at Southeastern trains pastors to make disciples

John H. Ewart is the new director of the Spurgeon Center. Through the Center SEBTS offers assistance, resources and training to students, as well as to pastors and churches, to equip them to serve in the crucible of real life ministry. Keep Reading

Alumni Q and A Interview with Peter Rochelle

Peter Rochelle, a SEBTS alumnus, shares about his ministry, his family and how the Lord used his time at Southeastern in his pursuit of the Great Commission. Keep Reading

David Platt calls believers to a wholehearted devotion to missions

A highlight of Global Missions Week at Southeastern was guest speaker, David Platt, senior pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Ala. Keep Reading

A broader perspective: Global Missions Week at Southeastern

Global Missions Week 2014 at Southeastern challenged students to follow Christ and go beyond their comfort zone to serve the church and fulfill the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20). Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with Alvin Reid

Alvin Reid, professor of evangelism and student ministry at Southeastern, shares about his personal life and how his work at Southeastern equips students to fulfill the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Paige Patterson receives the Presidential Award at Southeastern

Paige Patterson, the president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and former president of Southeastern received the highest honor from Southeastern, the Presidential Award. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with Chuck Lawless

Chuck Lawless, vice-president of graduate studies and ministry centers at Southeastern, shares about his role models, what brought him to Southeastern and how he serves in accomplishing the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Southeastern discusses business, vocation and the Great Commission

The L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture and the Acton Institute hosted events about business, vocation and the Great Commission at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Southeastern celebrates 10 years of President Daniel Akin at the spring Board of Trustees and Board of Visitors meetings

Southeastern celebrated 10 years of leadership from President Daniel Akin at the March 30th – April 1st Board of Trustees and Board of Visitors meeting. Keep Reading

Festschrift written in honor of Alvin Reid

A Passion for the Great Commission: Essays in Honor of Alvin L. Reid by Larry McDonald and Matt Queen highlights aspects of Reid’s work on leadership, history, vision and strategy. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with Nathan Finn

Nathan Finn, professor of church history at Southeastern, took a few moments to share about his current work, his family and his insight on how his role at Southeastern is Great Commission work. Keep Reading

Growing in engaging culture with biblical truth

The L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture hosted Barrett Duke and David Mills as guest lecturers on March 12 and 13 at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Curtis Cook calls for a fresh passion for persistent prayer

Curtis Cook has planted his heart and life in the Boston area as he fulfills the Great Commission. He has served as the pastor of Hope Fellowship Church in Cambridge, Mass., since it began in 2003. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with Bruce Ashford

Bruce Ashford, provost and dean of the faculty at Southeastern and an associate professor of theology and culture, shares about his family and work as well as how he ties in the Great Commission through teaching systematic theology. Keep Reading

LifeWay Week encourages SEBTS students

Chapel at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) featured two speakers from LifeWay on March 11th and 13th. The LifeWay Pastoral Leadership Award was presented in chapel to Philibert Dixon Meyor Keep Reading

Southeastern announces M.Div. available fully online

Southeastern announces M.Div. available fully online from anywhere in the world. Keep Reading

Chuck Quarles lives out the Great Commission as a SEBTS professor

Chuck Quarles lives out the Great Commission as a New Testament professor at Southeastern by serving the Kingdom of God in several capacities. Keep Reading

Double your gift, double your impact

Every gift to the Southeastern Fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to the first $50,000 raised from now through March 31. Southeastern is seeking strategic gifts to train men and women to serve the Church and fulfill the Great Commission. Keep Reading

SEBTS hosts its first African-American Read-In

The first African-American Read-In at Southeastern offered students, faculty and staff the opportunity to discover, read, hear and learn about African-American writers and artists. Keep Reading

Scott Kellum engages with SEBTS students to fulfill the Great Commission

Scott Kellum, a professor of New Testament and Greek at SEBTS, equips students through his experiences and expertise to fulfill the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Dr. Jack Collins lectured on Did Adam and Eve Really Exist, Who They Were and Why Should You Care

Dr. Jack Collins lectured on Did Adam and Eve Really Exist, Who They Were and Why Should You Care through the Carver-Barnes Lectureship with the L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture. Keep Reading

Faculty Q and A with Tony Merida

Tony Merida, associate professor of preaching at Southeastern and pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, N.C., opens up about publications he is working on and what brought him to Southeastern. Keep Reading

D.A. Carson lectures on the parables of Jesus at Southeastern

D.A. Carson lectured on the parables of Jesus at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary as a part of the Adams lecture series. Keep Reading

Ekklesia, the collegiate conference at Southeastern

Ekklesia was the theme of the sixth annual collegiate conference at Southeastern that examined the nature and importance of the church. Keep Reading

Russell Moore preaches on freedom from fear

Russell Moore taught on John 21 in chapel at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary calling students to follow Christ and accept the freedom from fear that God offers. Keep Reading

SEBTS New Testament Professors Are Passionate About Missions Part 2

Four of the New Testament professors at SEBTS answered an unexpected calling to teaching as a way to fulfill their role in the Great Commission. Keep Reading

SEBTS hires four new faculty members

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary announces the hiring of four new faculty members to train and equip students to fulfill the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Southeastern Seminary campaign exceeds 50 million dollar milestone

Daniel Akin, president of SEBTS, announced today that Southeastern Seminary exceeded her 50 million dollar comprehensive campaign goal with 50,221,165 dollars in gifts, faith commitments and planned gifts. Keep Reading

Q and A with Heath Thomas

Dr. Heath Thomas shares what he is currently reading and writing, what he likes to do when he gets home from work, and his favorite parts about teaching at Southeastern. Dr. Thomas loves teaching his students about the Old Testament and how understanding the lordship of Christ ties into the Great Commission. Keep Reading

A SEBTS Casual Conversation The Truth in Black and White

Southeastern hosted a casual conversation entitled The Truth in Black and White A discussion on race brought under the Lordship of Christ. Keep Reading

James Merritt preaches on brokenness and forgiveness

James Merritt, lead pastor of Cross Pointe Church in the greater Atlanta area, called Southeastern students to accept the forgiveness Jesus offers from John 8. Keep Reading

SEBTS New Testament Professors Are Passionate About Missions Part 1

The eight New Testament professors at SEBTS not only teach on the Kingdom of God but are also living testimonies to advancing that Kingdom through missions. The stories of three of the New Testament professors are featured below. Keep Reading

Brent Aucoin Lectures on Racial Slavery in America After Emancipation

Brent Aucoin lectured on Racial Slavery in America After Emancipation in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Aucoin reflected upon the African-American experience in America after 1865 with the intention of creating a greater awareness of what injustices African-Americans endured after the Civil War. Keep Reading

SEBTS Casual Conversation With the North American Mission Board

Seminary students engaged in a panel discussion with Kevin Ezell, president of the North American Mission Board, about the ambitious vision and mission of the organization. Keep Reading

SEBTS Spring Convocation Marks the W.A. Criswell Chair Installation

The W.A. Criswell Chair of Expository Preaching was installed at spring convocation at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). For the convocation address, the service featured a video recording of a sermon by Criswell Whether We Live or Die? Criswell delivered the message at the conference for pastors at the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in Dallas, Texas on the evening of June 10, 1985. Keep Reading

New Students Welcomed to Southeastern

New students, enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and the College at Southeastern for the Spring 2014 semester, were eager to become acquainted with their new place of study. Keep Reading

Sheldon Alexander Begins New Role With SEBTS Alumni Development

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary announced the new role of Sheldon Alexander as Alumni Communications Specialist. He will be joining Alumni Development after almost 25 years of service to Southeastern. Keep Reading

Generous Technology Grant Given to SEBTS by the Keesee Foundation

The Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund granted Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary $200,000 for technology upgrades. The renovations will begin in Spring 2014. Keep Reading

Southeastern Graduate Chad Barefoot: The Youngest Senator in North Carolina

Chad Barefoot is currently serving his first term in the N.C. Senate as its youngest member. He represents Wake and Franklin counties in the 18th Senate District, including the neighborhood where his parents grew up. Keep Reading

Six New Areas of Study Offered for the SEBTS Ph.D. Program

In the fall 2015, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary will begin six new areas of study in its Ph.D. program. The degree maintains the standard of highest academic rigor, with affordable tuition rates and flexible schedule options. Keep Reading

The Kern Family Foundation Grants Significant Funding to SEBTS for New Courses

The Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Family Foundation has awarded Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary a grant of over $200,000. The grant will fund initiatives concerning faith, work and economics in academic classes. Keep Reading

SEBTS Celebrates the Graduating Class of Fall 2013

Over 150 students graduated from the College at Southeastern and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on Dec. 13. One hundred and thirty students received a master or doctoral degree, and 25 students graduated with an associate or bachelor degree. The graduates are from 19 states across America and five international countries. Keep Reading

First Southeastern Class Offered in Spanish Announced for January 2014

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is eagerly anticipating hosting its first Hermeneutics course taught in Spanish. The class will be held on Jan. 6 – 10 on the SEBTS campus. Keep Reading

Installation of the John Leadley Dagg Chair of Systematic Theology in Honor of Andy Davis and a Sermon on A Case Study for People Who Relied on Themselves

The last Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary chapel of the fall semester, held on Dec. 5 in Binkley Chapel, celebrated the installation of The John Leadley Dagg Chair of Systematic Theology. The chair, given by an anonymous donor, is in honor of Andy Davis, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Durham, N.C. Keep Reading

Casual Conversations on Culture and Theology at SEBTS

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted an evening of Casual Conversations with Daniel Akin, president of SEBTS, Andy Davis, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Durham, N.C., J.D. Greear, lead pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, N.C. and Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Keep Reading

Words of Kindness, Gentleness and Conviction From Russell Moore

Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) spoke in chapel at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He preached on 2 Timothy 2:22-26. Keep Reading

Southeastern Received Accreditation from ECFA as the 1,800th Member

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is thrilled to announce its accreditation from the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). SEBTS is the only Southern Baptist Convention seminary that has received ECFA accreditation. Keep Reading

A Kingdom Christmas at Southeastern

On Thursday, December 5th, at 7 p.m., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) will continue its celebration of Christ’s worldwide Kingdom with A Kingdom Christmas at Southeastern. Keep Reading

The Hendley Foundation Presents a Generous Gift to SEBTS to Help Fulfill the Great Commission

The Jesse David Hendley Foundation announced a generous gift to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary for an endowed Chair of Biblical Theology. The namesake of the chair is Doctor Jesse Hendley. Keep Reading

Southeastern is Well Represented at the 65th Annual Evangelical Theological Society Meeting

Thirteen representatives from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary presented their papers or participated in a panel discussion at the 65th Annual Evangelical Theological Society Meeting. Keep Reading

Saved in a Bar: The Story of an Accidental Church Planter

Saved while working in a bar, a Baptist pastor now serves as the leader of a thriving church network in Uganda. His education at Southeastern Baptist Seminary gave him the solid foundation to train others in his community to share the Gospel. Keep Reading

SEBTS to Host the 31st North Carolina Christian School Association All-State Music Clinic

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is thrilled to host The 2013 North Carolina Christian School Association All-State Music Clinic. The grand performance is on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2:30 p.m. in Binkley Chapel on the SEBTS campus. Keep Reading

Southeastern Focuses on Worship Leadership

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is dedicated to its commitment to a biblically sound worship ministry. Keep Reading

Celebrating the Life of Becky Black

It is with great sadness, yet at the same time great celebration, that we inform you of the passing away of Becky Black. Keep Reading

Area Pastors Appreciated at First Southeastern Spurgeon Center Event

Local pastors gathered at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on Oct. 29 for the first event hosted by the Charles H. Spurgeon Center for Pastoral Leadership and Preaching at Southeastern, which officially launched earlier this fall. Keep Reading

Interpreting Genesis 1 and the Scientific Evidence about the Age of the Earth

Over 200 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminar students, faculty, and guests gathered at Wake Forest Baptist Church on Friday for the CFC Age of the Earth conference. Keep Reading

By Grace Alone, Through Faith Alone: Dr. Akin Concludes his Message on Justification

Speaking from Romans 3:21-31, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary President Dr. Danny Akin presented the second half of his message on justification in chapel on Oct. 29. Keep Reading

Timothy George Challenges Southeastern to be Dedicated to the Call of God

Timothy George, dean of Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Ala., spoke to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary chapel attendees on Oct. 24 about the singular dedication of William Tyndale to translating the Bible into English. Keep Reading

Doug Carver Highlights the Importance of Prayer

Doug Carver, executive director of chaplain services for the North American Mission Board, spoke in chapel at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) on Oct. 22 to share his heart for prayer. Keep Reading

Bryan Loritts Preaches on the Power of the Bible

Bryan Loritts, lead pastor of Fellowship Memphis in Tenn., a multicultural church that ministers in an urban context, was a guest speaker at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Keep Reading

Dr. Ed Young Sr. Chair of Preaching Installed at SEBTS

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary enjoyed a morning of joyful celebration with the installation of the Dr. Ed Young Sr. Chair of Preaching. Keep Reading

A Report of Vibrancy: Southeastern Board of Visitors and Board of Trustees Fall Visit

In a series of meetings and events, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted its Board of Visitors and the Board of Trustees for its fall 2013 bi-annual meeting. Keep Reading

SEBTS Welcomes Art Rainer as the New Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) is delighted to announce Art Rainer as the new vice president for Institutional Advancement at SEBTS. Before moving to Wake Forest, N.C., Rainer served as the administrative pastor of First Baptist Church of West Palm Beach, Fla. Keep Reading

Junior Hill Shares Biblical Wisdom on Sowing the Seed of the Gospel

Junior Hill, with Junior Hill Ministries, brought a genuine smile and warm heart to the last Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) chapel before fall break. He has preached almost 2000 revivals in his 46 years of full-time service to the Lord. Hill preached on the parable of the sower in Luke 8 and shared practical biblical wisdom from his many years in full-time ministry. Keep Reading

A Call to Share the Gospel from Leonce Crump

Leonce Crump, pastor of Renovation Church in Atlanta, Ga., challenged those in attendance at the Southeastern chapel service to have the same heart as God for lost sinners. Crump has served in ministry for the past 12 years. Keep Reading

Lanzamiento de 9Marks at Southeastern en Espanol

In the spirit of innovation, serious commitment and a vision to serve the diverse kingdom of God, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary launched the first 9Marks at Southeastern in Spanish. Keep Reading

The Launch of 9Marks at Southeastern in Spanish

In the spirit of innovation, serious commitment and a vision to serve the diverse kingdom of God, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary launched the first 9Marks at Southeastern in Spanish. Keep Reading

The Fifth Annual 9Marks at Southeastern Conference

Close to 1000 pastors, students and local church members gathered for the fifth annual 9Marks conference at SEBTS. The conference theme was evangelism and featured six speakers and panel discussions including Danny Akin, Thabiti Anyabwile, Mark Dever, John Folmar, J.D. Greear and Peter Williams. Keep Reading

John Folmar Identifies the Mission Strategy of the Apostle Paul

The Lord’s servant, John Folmar, the senior pastor of United Christian Church of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, joined faculty, staff, students, perspective students and 9Marks en Español guests for chapel. Folmar highlighted three key elements of Paul’s ministry in Acts 14: preaching, pastoring and praying. Keep Reading

Dr. Peter Williams Disputes Moral Objections to the Old Testament

Dr. Peter Williams, the warden (CEO) of Tyndale House in Cambridge, U.K., disputed moral objections to the Old Testament in chapel. Keep Reading

Free at Last: Dr. Akin Speaks on the Doctrine of Justification

Dr. Daniel Akin, the president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), preached in chapel on Sept. 19. He spoke from Romans 3:21-31 on the doctrine of justification, the first of a two part series. Keep Reading

A Day on the Course at the Seventh Annual Southeastern Classic Golf Tournament

The Seventh Annual Southeastern Classic Golf Tournament was held on Sept. 23 to celebrate the initiatives of SEBTS. The tournament was marked by a spirit of sweet fellowship among the 128 guests and pristine playing conditions at TPC Wakefield Plantation. Keep Reading

Dr. Mohler Addresses Southeastern on Christian Truth Telling

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary welcomed Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. as the guest speaker at chapel and for the Drummond-Bush Lecture Series on Sept. 12. Mohler currently serves at the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. Keep Reading

Southeastern Timothy Society Members Leave a Legacy of Faithfulness for Future Generations

The Financial Development Office at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) hosted the Second Annual Timothy Society Banquet. Keep Reading

Rosaria Butterfield Lectures on Sanctified Sexuality at Southeastern

Dr. Rosaria Butterfield, author of “The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor’s Journey into Christian Faith,” lectured at Southeastern on Aug. 6. She converted to Christianity in 1999 while she was working at Syracuse University in the English Department and Women Studies Program. Keep Reading

The Importance of Spiritual Sight

J.D. Greear, lead pastor of The Summit Church, in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., preached from 2 Kings 6:8-23 and focused on the need for spiritual sight and explained the blindness of the Christian believer and the non-Christian. Keep Reading

Platt Challenges Christians to be Faithful to the Gospel

David Platt, pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Ala., spoke at chapel at Southeastern on Genesis 1 - 3. He challenged students to be faithful across our culture to the gospel. Keep Reading

Allowing Questions to Challenge Us

Dr. Chuck Lawless, dean of graduate students at Southeastern, preached in chapel on Luke’s brief summary in Acts 1:4-11 on the time between the resurrection and ascension of Jesus with the theme of “Why Do You Stand Looking Into Heaven?” Keep Reading

A Call from the President to Pursue God's Heart

Dr. Daniel Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, addressed a well-represented population of students, faulty and staff gathered for the third chapel of the fall semester at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Southeastern Celebrates Kingdom Diversity

A host of students, faculty, guests and friends of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary filled Binkley Chapel for Convocation and the first Kingdom Celebration on campus. The day launched a diversity initiative of Southeastern. Keep Reading

New Students Are Versed in the Ways of Southeastern

As new students arrived at Southeastern the campus became filled with a buzz of energy, laughter, and a fresh passion for Jesus. Keep Reading

SEBTS to launch Spurgeon Center

The Charles H. Spurgeon Center for Pastoral Leadership and Preaching, which is expected to launch this fall, will be a means by which Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary equips Great Commission-minded pastors to preach God’s Word and lead healthy churches. Keep Reading

Southeastern at the Southern Baptist Convention

Southeastern declares its identity as a Great Commission Seminary at the Southern Baptist Convention hosted in Houston, TX Keep Reading

Thom Rainer charges Southeastern graduates to take the gospel in determination

Approximately 225 students graduated from the seminary and college at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary this past Friday, May 17, 2013. Keep Reading

The Legacy of John Sailhamer Continues at Southeastern

The book collection of John Sailhamer has arrived at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. This book collection reflects a lifetime of travel and acquisition attributed to the former Southeastern Old Testament professor and scholar. Keep Reading

Board of Visitors and Trustees Gather To Hear about Those Being Sent

From Sunday evening to Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Visitors and Board of Trustees gathered at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary for their biannual meeting. During these three days, members from the Boards conversed with current students, prayed for the seminary and made important decisions that will shape the future of the school. Keep Reading

Jubilate at Southeastern

Southeastern Seminary Announces May 3rd Music Concert: Jubilate 2013 Keep Reading

Stetzer calls for Kingdom people to love the World and serve the King

Stetzer is Visiting Professor of Research and Missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Visiting Research Professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also serves on the Church Services Team at the International Mission Board. Keep Reading

President of LifeWay commissions pastors to shepherd family and church

Thom Rainer, president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources, spoke at Binkley Chapel on Tuesday on fallen families as mighty ministries. Keep Reading

Johnny Hunt invites chapel attendees to receive and practice the forgiveness of God

Preaching from Matthew 18:21-35, Hunt teaches about the struggle of congregations with unforgiveness and the gospel of forgiveness. Keep Reading

20/20 Collegiate Conference challenges participants to gospel proclamation and missional living.

The Southeastern annual 20/20 Collegiate Conference featured speakers Daniel Akin, Bruce Ashford, C.J. Mahaney and Darrin Patrick. This theme this year was Gospel and Mission, which examined the centrality of the gospel in the mission of the Church to the broken world. Keep Reading

Dhati Lewis on Missional Obedience and Discipline

On Tuesday, Dhati Lewis invited the chapel from Mark 6 to take up the burden of missional living so that the Gospel can transform communities and neighborhoods. Keep Reading

Matt Carter testifies to the Power and Wisdom of God in Preaching

On Thursday, January 24, Matt Carter cautioned current and future pastors on the temptations of preaching with lofty speech, while instructing them to take up the power and wisdom of God’s Word. Keep Reading

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Charles (Chuck) Lawless

Dr. Charles (Chuck) Lawless is the former dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions and Evangelism at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He currently serves as Vice-President with the International Mission Board as well as Professor of Evangelism and Missions, and Dean of the Graduate School at Southeastern Seminary. Keep Reading

Akin summons chapel to seek Christ Jesus, the Advocate and Atonement for the world

The spring 2013 semester commenced at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. On Tuesday, students, faculty, staff and visitors gathered at Binkley Chapel to celebrate Christ, the Advocate for sinners and Atonement for sin. Keep Reading

SEBTS Alumni Director Says Goodbye

Southeastern Alumni Director, Albie Brice, says goodbye after serving Alumni and Friends for five years. Keep Reading

Alumni Josh Reed on Lectio Divina

As Bonaventure said, “To know much and taste nothing–of what use is that?” It is not important that we merely read the Scriptures. Importance resides in the way we read Scripture. Keep Reading

Must Reads from Southeastern Professors

We'd like to highlight three books from our professors that will equip you to better answer questions and understand issues you encounter in your ministry – issues such as Counseling, Marriage and Family life, as well as Creation Care are the topics of these "must reads." Keep Reading

Daniel Akin invites chapel attendees to know the Incarnate Christ, who is Life

Christianity stands or falls on the person and work of Jesus Christ, began Dr. Daniel Akin, President of Southeastern. And contrary to some scholars in academia, the doctrine of the Incarnation is affirmed and taught in the Epistle of John. Keep Reading

Library features Christmas Book Tree

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Bartholomew invites chapel to have holy desires for Christ

On Tuesday and Wednesday at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Dr. Craig Bartholomew spoke at the annual Page Lectures on the topics of Desire and Violence. Keep Reading

Southeastern Opens the Christmas Season Giving Glory to God

On Friday night, November 30th, at 7:00 PM Southeastern will begin the Christmas season by presenting Glory to God: A Southeastern Christmas. Come join Dr. Akin and the Southeastern community as we hear the Biblical account of Christ’s birth read and join together in songs that give “glory to God.” Keep Reading

On November 2-3, experts from Bayer CropScience visited Southeastern to discuss the importance of agricultural sustainability and vitality

This partnership between Southeastern Seminary and Bayer CropScience becomes tangible by means of the GoGrow Conference. The conference hosts Bayer CropScience agricultural experts and instructors to train students in basic agricultural principles. Keep Reading

Tony Merida challenges chapel attendees to invite the less-fortunate to feast with King Jesus

Tony Merida, pastor for preaching and vision at Imago Dei Church and Associate Professor of Preaching at Southeastern, spoke in chapel Thursday on hospitality and the Kingdom of God. Keep Reading

Daniel Akin on the Identity of Southeastern

Since his inauguration as president of Southeastern in 2004, Akin’s vision has been to wed the head, heart and hands of missional believers of the Gospel. These believers, whether they are pastors, lawyers, missionaries, educators, church, or church members, are prepared for a lifetime of faithful service to the Lord as they preach, teach, and lead in His Word. Keep Reading

First-ever endowed directorship at Southeastern, named after first Baptist missionary George Leile

The name George Leile is not well known and this is unfortunate. He is important for several reasons for missionary and Baptist life. Keep Reading

Southeastern Seminary hosts Board of Visitors and Trustees and syndicated columnist, Cal Thomas

Twice a year from Sunday evening to Tuesday afternoon, the Southeastern Board of Visitors and Trustees meet to discuss important matters concerning the health and future of the College at Southeastern and Southeastern Seminary. This fall’s meeting, the Visitors and Trustees confirmed God’s faithfulness and benevolence towards the school. Keep Reading

The largest ever 9Marks at Southeastern Conference hosted over 1300 attendees, discussing the biblical truths associated with authentic conversion.

Attendees from as far as Maine and Colorado gathered at Southeastern Seminary to hear the proficient speakers discuss the biblical doctrine of authentic conversion. Men and women attending the fourth year of 9Marks heard from Daniel Akin, Thabiti Anyabwile, Matt Chandler, Mark Dever, Tony Merida, and David Platt. Keep Reading

Al Jackson, pastor of Lakeview Baptist Church, on Adultery

Al Jackson invited the chapel to take up call of Proverbs 5 for “Red-Hot Monogamy.” Keep Reading

Bruce Ashford illustrates that the Great Commission is for all disciples of Christ.

Bruce Ashford, Provost, Dean of Faculty, Professor of Theology and Culture and Fellow for the Bush Center for Faith and Culture, spoke in Binkley chapel on the comprehensive nature of the Great Commission. Keep Reading

Introducing Heath Thomas, Southeastern's New Ph.D. Director

Dr. Heath Thomas has assumed the position of Director of Ph.D. Studies, replacing Dr. Andreas Köstenberger. Since 2007, Thomas has been a very popular Old Testament and Hebrew professor at Southeastern. Keep Reading

Fred Luter on Racial Diversity in the Southern Baptist Convention

Fred Luter will have to get used to the title “President of the Southern Baptist Convention” for at least the next year, maybe two. Luter, who was one of five children, was raised in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana. He nearly died at the age of twenty-one when he had a severe motorcycle accident. Keep Reading

Dr. Ken Coley on International Theological Education

“In the Doctor of Education program, we are preparing students with skills to communicate the gospel and train others in a variety of settings and a variety of cultures to strengthen discipleship,” said Dr. Ken Coley, Director of Ed.D. Studies. Keep Reading

Trustees hear of large incoming class

News of an increase in enrollment was reported to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary's trustees during their fall meeting at the Wake Forest, N.C., campus. Keep Reading

Luncheon highlights God's grace to SBC, Southeastern Seminary

The day after the Great Commission Resurgence Task Force motion passed at the Southern Baptist Convention, some of its biggest supporters came together to rejoice at the work of God in the 2009 Southern Baptist Convention. Keep Reading

Suffering a time for ears to hear, eyes to see God

In times of suffering, difficulties and struggles, David Platt said believers have the perfect chance to hear from God and see his greatness revealed. Keep Reading

Conference brings gospel to life, young people to seminary campus

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary's campus came to life over the weekend as 1,400 college students and young adults flooded the grounds to hear from well-known speakers about how to see the gospel come to life. Keep Reading

Students graduate from halls of learning, head into front lines of ministry

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and its undergraduate school, The College at Southeastern, held their graduation ceremonies on Friday, December 12 in Binkley Chapel on Southeastern's campus. Keep Reading