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Sampey’s Summers in Rio: ‘A passion for winning the unsaved to faith’

    Having joined the Southern Seminary faculty in 1887 as assistant professor of Hebrew, Greek, and homiletics, John R. Sampey served the institution until his death in 1946, a few weeks shy of his 83rd birthday. His long tenure at SBTS also entailed nearly 13 years as the seminary’s fifth president, during which time…

Faithfulness in persecution: Juan Sanchez discusses book on 1 Peter

EDITOR’S NOTE:  In what follows, Juan Sanchez, SBTS assistant professor of Christian theology and senior pastor of High Pointe Baptist Church in Austin, Texas, talks with Towers writer Andrew J.W. Smith about his book 1 Peter For You.   AJWS: What does the church today need to hear from the book of 1 Peter?   JS: Well, particularly in…

Towers | August 2016

‘Sacred mission’: Plummer on his love for Greek and new intermediate grammar

EDITOR’S NOTE: In what follows, Robert L. Plummer, professor of New Testament interpretation at Southern Seminary, talks with Towers writer Andrew J.W. Smith about the new intermediate grammar he co-authored, Going Deeper With New Testament Greek.   AJWS: Most intermediate grammars tend to be more technical and don’t have all the things this book has — exercises, practice sentences,…

Southern Seminary Magazine, Spring 2016

Evangelical leaders esteem Reformation heritage at T4G

Finding God in Gitmo: Army vet reunites with military chaplain for T4G

Spurgeon’s Sword: Collection of preacher’s books now on display in SBTS library

Now on display at the James P. Boyce Centennial Library is a sample of a newly acquired collection of Charles Haddon Spurgeon books. Spurgeon (June 19, 1834 – January 31, 1892) became England’s most famous Baptist preacher of the 19th century, pastoring London’s Metropolitan Tabernacle for over 30 years. Spurgeon edited The Sword and the…

Towers | May 2016