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Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?

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Each spring semester the Bush Center for Faith and Culture sponsors the Carver-Barnes lectures, a lecture series intended to assist the Church in its mission. In February, C. John “Jack” Collins of Covenant Seminary in St Louis, MO gave this year’s lectures. His first lecture was entitled “Did Adam and … Read More »

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Welcoming Jason Fowler, Chip Hardy, Dwayne Milioni, and Denise O’Donoghue to the SEBTS Faculty

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We at BtT wish to welcome to SEBTS four new members of the faculty, including a new Director of Library Services. Each of these faculty members—Jason Fowler, Chip Hardy, Dwayne Milioni, and Denise O’Donoghue—is uniquely equipped to serve SEBTS in its mission to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ by equipping … Read More »

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On Russell Moore, Evangelicals, and Political Engagement

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The sharp-sighted cultural commentator Russell Moore strikes again. In “Evangelical Retreat?”, published in the December edition of First Things, he responds to the concern that younger Evangelicals’ drift away from conservative political activism is underlain by closet liberalism, political disinterest, or perhaps some other infelicity.[1] His answer, which I think … Read More »

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Risking for Christ Is Dangerous (but Not Risking Is More Dangerous)

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In an excellent little book called Risk Is Right, John Piper points out that most believers in Scripture aren’t given guarantees of safety. “The Christian life,” he says, “is a call to risk. You either live with risk or waste your life.” Obedience to God always involves risk. We either obey by risking what … Read More »

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Equipping Pastors Part 12: The Pastor and the Great Commission

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[Note: This is the final in a semester-long series on Southeastern's training of future pastors. This article is by Professor Steven Wade with insights from Provost Bruce Ashford and Dean Chuck Lawless.] Southeastern Seminary is a Great Commission seminary. Our mission is to equip students to serve the church and … Read More »

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Calling All SBC Students: Join Us for Crossover Baltimore 2014

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In May of 1991 I graduated with my PhD. At the time I served the State Convention of Baptists in Indiana as the head of evangelism. The next month the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting came to Indianapolis, and with it a great opportunity for our city called Crossover. For … Read More »

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Equipping Pastors Part 11: The Pastor and the Southern Baptist Convention–Why Get Involved?

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[Note: this article by SEBTS President Danny Akin is the 11th in a semester-long series on Mondays focusing on the equipping of pastors at Southeastern. President Akin has been a leader in the SBC in calling for a Great Commission Resurgence and in challenging younger leaders to be engaged in ... Read More »

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Equipping Pastors Part 10: The Pastor and Spiritual Warfare

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[Note: This article by our new Dean of Graduate Studies Chuck Lawless is the tenth in a semester-long series on Mondays describing various ways we at SEBTS seek to equip pastors for local churches. Dean Lawless also serves as Professor of Evangelism and Missions at Southeastern.] Have you ever found … Read More »

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Equipping Pastors Part 9: Ten Practices for Leading a Church Revitalization Effort

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[Note: This article by VP Ryan Hutchinson is the eighth in a semester-long series on Mondays describing various ways we at SEBTS seek to equip pastors for local churches. Mr. Hutchinson serves as Executive Vice President for Operations at Southeastern.] In June of this year, Dr. Thom Rainer, President of … Read More »

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Briefly Noted: Note to a College Freshman

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As we mentioned recently on BtT, I stumbled upon Henry Stob’s Theological Reflections while browsing the “used books” selection at a bookstore. Which, in case you wondered, is one of the reasons why I consider used bookstores one of the great delights of the modern world. (Thank you for having … Read More »

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