Q&A: Mohler reflects on 25 years at Southern Seminary

On the occasion of his 25th anniversary as Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s president, R. Albert Mohler Jr. sat down for a wide-ranging conversation about cultural challenges, theological education, the Southern Baptist Convention and his tenure as the ninth president of the SBC’s oldest seminary. “When I came here as a student, I definitely came wanting […]

Mohler’s 25 years at Southern Seminary celebrated

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s trustees presented a resolution of appreciation to R. Albert Mohler Jr. to celebrate his 25th anniversary as president of the institution during a special chapel service Oct. 9. A sermon by Atlanta-area pastor James Merritt and reflections from Mohler, who became the seminary’s president in 1993, also were part of the […]

Reject uncritical approach to technology, Mitchell says at Southern Seminary’s Norton Lectures

Theological reflection on technological advancements in communication and science must counteract an uncritical approach to technology that threatens human existence, said bioethicist C. Ben Mitchell during the Norton Lectures at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, March 1-2. “We have to reject uncritical consumeristic adoption of digital technologies,” said Mitchell, provost, vice president for academic affairs, and […]

Ten students with ties to South Carolina graduate from Southern Seminary

Ten students with ties to South Carolina graduated from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in the spring commencement ceremony. Southern Seminary conferred degrees to 297 Southern students on May 14, and 107 Boyce College students on May 8. In his commencement address, President R. Albert Mohler Jr. charged the new Southern graduates, “Take your place in […]

Inerrancy debate never goes away, Mohler says

Inerrancy is never a settled issue. The debate will never go away, said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “It comes part-and-parcel with the modern world. Modernity itself presents a set of issues that are going to have to be answered one way or another,” Mohler said. “Thus, we’ll land either […]

Mohler calls on ministers to speak the truth in times of trouble

In the midst of cultural pressures to remain silent, R. Albert Mohler Jr. told ministers to speak the truth because souls are at stake during an Aug. 20 convocation address marking his 20th anniversary as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “We are called to be, as Scripture describes us, stewards of the mysteries […]