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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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Press Release: Statement on Jayson Rowe

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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

Board of Trustees conduct virtual spring meeting

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

An Update on Southeastern Seminary and COVID-19 Keep Reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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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

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