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7 tips for beginning seminary later in life

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.

Spring News and Events

Said at Southern, 500 years after Reformation, Gheens Lecture 2017 and more.

The Centrality of the Bible in Preaching

In a chaotic culture, pastors must rely on the power of God’s Word alone to break through the noise.

Once a student, now a shepherd: Life after seminary

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.

Heroes of the ‘Hardshells’: The other 1980s comic about turtles

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.

Confessing the faith: Mohler on the importance of Southern’s Abstract of Principles

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…

Feature review: ‘Confessing the Faith: The Living Legacy of Southern Seminary’s Abstract of Principles’

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…

2016 Election: A guide for Christian citizens on issues that matter

With two unsavory options on the 2016 presidential ballot for Nov. 8, many evangelicals do not feel represented in the issues they care about and feel increasingly ostracized from political discourse. In a recent interview with Towers, SBTS President R. Albert Mohler Jr. encouraged the seminary community to discuss the various aspects of this complex…