Facilities has issued the following information to help you through termite swarm season.
If you have further questions, please call the Facilities Office at 504.282.4455, ext. 3230.
The library icontinues special hours this week. The extended times are:
The course "Introduction to NOBTS, the SBC, and the Cooperative Program" will be offered this summer, concluding July 20. Orientation for the free, required class will be held during Red Carpet Week and conducted by Dr. Lloyd Harsch, professor for the course. Due to the cancellation of the January orientation because of a temporary water issue in the city, students who have not completed the course are invited to attend orientation during Red Carpet Week. To register, stop by the Registrar's Office in HSC.
In an offer that is not available to many institutions of higher learning, the Accordance Bible Software is available to NOBTS students at a 50% discount off the list prices on many available packages. For example, the Greek and Hebrew Learner bundle, valued at $459 and listed at $199, is available to NOBTS students at $99.50. Click here to see a brochure. See the brochure for ordering information.
This popular software provides a wealth of tools every student can use to understand, study, and proclaim the Bible whether based on the Greek and Hebrew or an English translation. The software also includes church history information, commentaries, maps, and photos of biblical settings. Several collection bundles are available. Accordance is well-known for its ease-of-use, powerful search capabilities, and exceptional speed on all platforms.
Renowned New Testament scholar Dr. Dan Wallace said this: " ... Accordance is the first place I go whenever I want to search just about anything in the original languages. It's far and away the best original language tool out there."
Contact Dr. Bill Warren at email@example.com for more information.
The registration deadline for summer internet classes is June 1, 2018. Summer term and internet classes begin June 4, 2018.
An intense focus on the teachings of Jesus highlights course offerings May 21-25. The following courses will be offered: The Parables of Jesus (NTEN5323) with Dr. Bill Warren, Mon-Wed., May 21-23. (The hours are Monday 1-6 p.m., Tue. 9-5 p.m., Wed. 9 to noon); The Sermon on the Mount (NTEN5322) with Dr. Jimmy Dukes, Wed.-Fri., May 23-25, (Wed. 1-4 p.m., Thur. 9-5 p.m., Fri. 9-noon).
Consider praying about joining a NOBTS team traveling to the Amazon in Brazil for evangelism in villages and towns along the river. The trip is October 16-24. We will be partnering with an organization called Amazon Hope which owns a boat that will be our mode of transportation along the river and where we will sleep and eat. Translators will be provided. Contact Dr. Ken Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org to apply or for more information.
Next semester's academic course schedule for master level classes is available at http://www.nobts.edu/graduate-program/graduate-course-schedules.html. Information on course offerings, time slots, instructors and delivery systems are posted.
East Jefferson General Hospital is now accepting applications for their ACPE-CPE Program. Chaplain residents earn CPE credit while working as fulltime (40 hrs/wk) hospital chaplains with on-call responsibilities. Each resident receives a $29,000 annual stipend w/ benefits.
CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) is a training program necessary for anyone aspiring to be a professional chaplain, or for anyone who feels called into the ministry of chaplaincy and wants to learn more about being an effective chaplain. Requirements for entry into the program include a high school education, a college degree, and seminary education from an institution accredited by CHEA. One unit of ACPE CPE is preferred. Ministry experience that demonstrates an ability to minister during crises and in a constantly changing environment is strongly preferred. Additionally, a face-to-face interview at the applicant’s expense is part of the application process.
"The Caregiver Confronting Abuse" is the theme for the Nov. 2 Leeke Magee Christian Counseling Conference. Sessions include Ethical Issues in Counseling: Christian Counseling in a Secular World; Addressing the Spiritual Needs of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse; Frameworks and Tools for Treating Survivors of Abuse; Forgiving the Unforgivable, and others. Watch for upcoming details.
Looking to grab an extra credit or two before heading into your summer break? Consider taking one or two of the following courses during Red Carpet Week. Registration available through the first class meeting. Contact Dr. Emily Dean at email@example.com for more information.
For Ministry Wives Certificate:
May 28-30: Spiritual Gifts of the Minister’s Wife (Dr. Rhonda Kelley)
May 30-June 1: Lay Counseling for the Minister’s Wife (Dr. Brooke Osborn)
For Undergrad and Grad Students (Certificate or degree):
May 28-30: Disciple Making for Women (Dr. Emily Dean)
May 30-June 1: Biblical Womanhood (Dr. Rhonda Kelley)
We’ve got a Facebook group called NOBTS Student Wives Fellowship as well as NOBTS QUEST. Join soon to keep up with what’s going on! Event updates are posted periodically to help get the word out!
An excellent pastoral care opportunity is available for volunteer chaplains at University Medical Center. Volunteers are needed for nights and weekends to respond to families requesting a chaplain's service. Volunteers will be included on a list of chaplains "to call" and must be willing to care for families from any faith or denomination. Chaplain Philip Peavey will provide informal training. May be considered for pastoral care course requirement fulfillment.
To learn more contact Chaplain Peavey at 504.702.3077 or call his cell (text first) at 504.401.7425. PLEASE text his cell first before calling and give your identity. Contact Peavey at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Sign up for the NOBTS Emergency Text Messaging Service today. Click HERE. Choose one or all of the groups to receive texts related to emergency situations that affect our NOBTS campuses and families. Main New Orleans Campus, New Orleans Campus Residents, Louisiana & Mississippi Extension Centers; Florida Extension Centers; and Georgia & Alabama Extension
Borrowing from other Academic Libraries - Did you know that NOBTS graduate students can borrow items from other graduate academic libraries in the New Orleans area? Come by the circulation desk in the John T. Christian Library and register for a LaLinc card today.
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: Closed during Chapel
NOBTS Facilities is where you go for all building and maintenance issues. For safety tips, a link to submit work orders, and the latest info on campus projects, follow us on Facebook : www.facebook.com/NOBTSFacilities Here you'll also find helpful how-to videos.
Email Selfserve@nobts.edu for technical questions/support requests with the Selfserve.nobts.edu site (Access to online registration, financial account, online transcript, etc.).
Email BlackboardHelpDesk@nobts.edu for technical questions/support requests with the NOBTS Blackboard Learning Management System NOBTS.Blackboard.com.
The SWAP Shop (Surplus With A Purpose) provides an economical means by which the seminary community may exchange or secure quality clothing or small household items for personal use. Contributions of new and gently-used clothes, furniture, books, household goods, gifts and toys are welcome. The SWAP Shop is a volunteer organization open five days a week, with hours based on the availability of volunteers.
Join the NOBTS Swap Shop Facebook page at Facebook.com/NOBTS SWAP shop. Times are listed and closures will be announced there. The Swap Shop is always looking for volunteers to open and help clean. For more information, call Rhonda Smith at 504.481.3656.