For many, the academic rigor of master’s-level seminary work is daunting. S. Craig Sanders, former editor of Towers and an SBTS M.Div. graduate, offers a few tips and words of advice.
Leadership in the church is so important that we should be prepared to go to great lengths to see future leaders of the church trained.
You will languish in seminary if you protect yourself from real fellowship by only talking about theology and never about your personal spiritual issues, sin, and struggles.
Are you pursuing love? In whatever else you’re pursuing, are you pursuing love?
One of the major sins that I consistently encounter is what I would call a “performance identity” in academic pursuits.
Those of us in the West with the resources and time to attend seminary should be grateful and be willing to use this privilege, not to serve ourselves, but to serve others.
Said at Southern, 500 years after Reformation, Gheens Lecture 2017 and more.
In a chaotic culture, pastors must rely on the power of God’s Word alone to break through the noise.
Hamilton’s love for the biblical storyline infuses his preaching and teaching
What does ministry after school look like? Truth is, now that you’ve been a student, you are now, most likely, on the path to something that requires an even deeper level of commitment and dependence on the Spirit of God. You are called to be a shepherd of souls.
Created by then-M.Div. student Tom Williams, two years before the comic book debut of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a band of anthropomorphic terrapins graced the pages of Towers.
EDITOR’S NOTE: In what follows, Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. discusses the new SBTS Press title, Confessing the Faith: The Living Legacy of Southern Seminary’s Abstract of Principles, with Towers editor S. Craig Sanders. CS: The title of your introduction is “Confessional Integrity: The Abstract of Principles Then and Now.” What has changed…
R. Albert Mohler Jr., editor Confessing the Faith: The Living Legacy of Southern Seminary’s Abstract of Principles (SBTS Press 2016, $16.99) Three decades ago, when R. Albert Mohler Jr. enrolled as a student at Southern Seminary, some of his professors openly disagreed with the institution’s confession of faith. Written by Basil Manly Jr. in 1858 as the…
I have a sacred mission to keep pastors and Christians reading the Greek New Testament for life. … it’s going to make them people who will proclaim clearly what the Scripture says and ultimately that’s the proclamation of the gospel. — Robert L. Plummer
At times we need to make certain we’re holding up our own confession of faith and making clear that this is not just what we believe, it’s who we are. … this book is a way of making clear for now and for future generations these are the truths we hold and hold boldly. — R. Albert Mohler Jr.