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Volume 14, Issue 06

Feb 2016

Strengthening the evangelical mind: Arnold aims for culturally thoughtful and astute students

As the only evangelical in his college’s Introduction to the Bible course, Jonathan Arnold found his beliefs challenged frequently in a class teaching the gospel from an extremely liberal point of view.  While the hostile environment opened the door for him to share the gospel and participate in debates over major cultural issues, Arnold learned…

Preparing missionaries for global challenges: Sills discusses the church’s unchanging mission

EDITOR’S NOTE: In what follows, M. David Sills, A. P. and Faye Stone Professor of Christian Missions and Cultural Anthropology at Southern Seminary, discusses his new book, Changing World, Unchanging Mission, with Towers editor S. Craig Sanders. CS: How you find time to write a book when you’re constantly traveling around the world?  DS: Well,…

Feature book review: ‘Changing World, Unchanging Mission’

Changing World, Unchanging Mission: Responding to Global Challenges, M. David Sills (IVP Books 2015, $17) Not a month goes by where there isn’t at least one book published which explores innovative ways to minister in changing American contexts — whether the hot button topic is urban outreach, multicultural churches, or millennial engagement. But imagine how more quickly…

Book Reviews: ‘J.I. Packer: An Evangelical Life’; ‘Awe: Why It Matters for Everything We Think, Say, & Do’; ‘Gospel of Glory’; ‘One God in Three Persons’

One God in Three Persons: Unity of Essence, Distinction of Persons, Implications for Life, Bruce Ware and John Starke, editors Review by Jeremiah Greever The eternal relationships between the three persons of the Trinity have historically been a topic of discussion for both academics and theologians. In One God in Three Persons, edited by Southern Seminary…

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Southern Seminary and benevolent governors

Last November, when Matt Bevin won Kentucky’s gubernatorial election he joined elite company in Southern Seminary history. The Bevin Center for Missions Mobilization, which the businessman turned governor endowed in 2012, is named in honor of his late daughter Brittiney and sends student missionaries to international and domestic fields of service in addition to local…

Towers | February 2016