Greenway elected 9th president of Southwestern Seminary

Adam W. Greenway has been elected the ninth president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The election occurred during a special called meeting of the seminary’s board of trustees on the Southwestern campus, Feb. 26-27.   Trustees also elected Randy L. Stinson as provost and vice president for academic administration of Southwestern. Greenway, 41, comes to […]

What else could go wrong? Yet he saw God prevail

Dusty Marshall learned an important lesson during a spring break preaching assignment: When Satan is up to something, God is up to something greater. Marshall was one of 87 students and faculty from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary who participated in the annual “Revive This Nation” initiative, leading revival services in churches from New York to […]

Guest Viewpoint: A boring testimony? No such thing

“I have a boring testimony,” one student said when we shared our testimonies in a Sunday School class I co-lead for a group of high school guys. What he meant is that he made a profession of faith at a young age in response to his parents’ Gospel presentation. He was, therefore, not saved out […]

Callouses, cows & Christ: Ranchers answer God’s call

Mark and David Largent are fourth- and fifth-generation ranchers, respectively, in a cow ranching dynasty that began with C.M. Largent Sr.’s first purchase of purebred registered Hereford cattle in 1902. But their second line of work likely wouldn’t have been envisioned by their ranching forebears. “To end up in ministry — bivocational or full-time — […]

Reaching the World Through Theological Education

Fewer than 10 years ago, the Baptist seminary in Guatemala City was on the verge of closing its doors. Its library bookshelves were nearly bare; its only technological resources were decades-old computers; and its roof had decayed to the point that classes could not be held when it rained lest students become drenched by the […]

Denominational unity promoted during lectures

Americans are more concerned with their choice of toothpaste than with their denominational identity, David Dockery said in calling for unity across denominational lines during the 2014 Day-Higginbotham lectures at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Dockery, president-elect of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Ill., based his statement on the results of […]