Archives for tag: Danny Akin

A Letter From the President: Reflections On Ten Wonderful Years

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On January 15th of this year I celebrated my 10th year at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  For Charlotte and me, this is almost impossible to believe!  And yet at the same time, we have experienced so many things.  As I pen this letter from Istanbul, Turkey, where we have the … Read More »

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Christ-Centered Exposition: Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus

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Don’t say we didn’t tell you. We’re telling you now. The Christ-Centered Exposition series (B&H) has officially launched with the publication of Christ-Centered Exposition: Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus. The series editors—Danny Akin, David Platt, and Tony Merida—serve as authorial triumvirate for the first book. Future … Read More »

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Southeastern Seminary (1): A Mission Framed by the Story of a Great Commission God

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Years ago, President Akin challenged the faculty of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary to make every classroom a “Great Commission classroom.” Since then, our faculty members have put considerable time and energy into doing just that. We have tried to build a Great Commission seminary, curriculum, and faculty. Often, however, we … Read More »

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Reflections on the 2013 Southern Baptist Convention, Part 1

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Last week, Southern Baptists held their annual Convention in Houston, Texas. In general, I think it was a very good gathering. I returned to Wake Forest very hopeful about the direction Southern Baptists are heading, with one important exception (see below). Every year, I try to offer some reflections on … Read More »

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Video from Danny Akin’s Convention Sermon

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As many readers know, Southeastern Seminary president Danny Akin preached this year’s Convention sermon. We posted his manuscript last Thursday, shortly before he preached the sermon. The message was titled “Will Southern Baptists by Great Commission Baptists? Six Marks of a Great Commission People.” The text was Romans 15:14–24. If … Read More »

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Preparing SEBTS Students for the SBC Annual Meeting

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As many readers will know, the SBC Annual Meeting will gather in Houston on June 11–12, 2013. In conjunction with the Convention, I teach an elective travel course at Southeastern Seminary titled The Southern Baptist Convention. The course is divided into three components. First, we meet on campus for one … Read More »

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Inexpensive E-Books on Global Missions

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This week, Southeastern Seminary is celebrating our annual Global Missions Week. This is always one of the most exciting weeks on the SEBTS campus. IMB personnel have set up booths all over the bottom floor of the Jacumin-Simpson Missions Center. Chapel services, led by preachers Nik Ripkin, Tom Elliff, and … Read More »

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Book Notice: “Adoniram Judson: A Bicentennial Appreciation of The Pioneer American Missionary”

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This year marks the bicentennial anniversary for Adoiram and Ann Judson’s departure from America to Burma (now Myanmar). For this reason Jason Duesing has presented the world with an edited volume, Adoniram Judson: A Bicentennial Appreciation of The Pioneer American Missionary (B&H, 2012). In this volume, Duesing reflects upon the … Read More »

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The Salvation of Infants: An Additional Line of Evidence

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One of the most popular articles we’ve ever published at Between the Times is “Why We Believe Children Who Die Go To Heaven,” which we have posted on three previous occasions (including yesterday). The article was co-authored by Al Mohler and Danny Akin over a decade ago and has been … Read More »

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Check out the “Pursuit of More” Conference

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Converting Hearts Ministries, a local addictions organization, is hosting their annual “Pursuit of More” conference at Open Door Baptist Church in North Raleigh.  On September 7th and 8th, concerned and action-oriented individuals from the Triangle and beyond will gather to be inspired and educated to take on the foundational heart issues … Read More »

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