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‘Wistful for his presence and grateful for his influence’ – Mohler Talks About Carl F. H. Henry and His Centennial Celebration

Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Seminary, discusses the ministry and influence of Carl F.H. Henry with James A. Smith Sr., Towers executive editor.   JS: Why is Carl Henry important? RAM: In the history of evangelicalism in the 20th century, no one rivals Carl Henry in terms of being at the very center of…

The Devil’s Trap

We Preach Not Ourselves: The Scandalous Scholarship of Faithful Theological Education

Grace enables the power for purity: Lambert talks about the power of grace in overcoming sin

EDITOR’S NOTE: Heath Lambert, associate professor of biblical counseling at Boyce College and executive director of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors, discusses his new book, Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace, with Towers book review editor, Matt Damico.  MD: Why did you to write this book now? HL: I wrote…

True Grit: A Ministry that Endures

The Pastor in the Digital Age – A Forum

EDITOR’S NOTE: In what follows, four pastors answer questions about preaching and leading a church in the digital age. Each of the participating pastors are also on faculty at Southern Seminary. What technology have you found helpful for sermon preparation? Denny Burk: The two programs that I use the most are Bible study software. I…

Avoid the ‘Rush’ to Immanence: Beholding the God of Majesty and (then) Mercy

A Gospel Imperative – Christian Leadership in a Digital Age

The digital age is upon us. In the span of less than three decades, we have redefined the way humans communicate, entertain, inform, research, create and connect — and what we know now is only a hint of what is to come. However, the greatest concern of the church is not a technological imperative, but…

From the radio waves to Twitter

Today, one cannot truly follow the happenings of the Southern Seminary community without keeping an eye on the school’s various social media outlets. Both professors and students develop their own personal social webs. The community uses social media to make announcements, praise friends, entreat prayers, recommend articles or sermons and provide simple updates about life…

Keep a Close Watch: When Doctrine and Character Meet in the Mirror

Don’t Just Stand There – Say Something: The Sin of Silence in a Time of Trouble

SBTS Spring 2013 Commencement Address

Following in the Footsteps of a foot-washing King

The Weight of Twelve Stones: Reflections on a Grateful Goodbye

The Importance of Having a Renewed Mind

A Foolish Message