By Staff on Monday, December 11, 2017

Dr. David Platt will be speaking in Chapel at 11 a.m. and then plan to join us for a free lunch in the River City Cafeteria to hear from Dr. Platt as well as other IMB staff at noon. Space will be limited, so reserve your place now by...

By Gary D. Myers on Monday, November 13, 2017

Extraordinary things happen when God’s Word is preached in places like Ephesus and New Orleans, said Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Albert Mohler. Mohler’s comments came during an Oct. 26 chapel service at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Speaking during the seminary’s year-long centennial celebration, Mohler offered words of blessing and...

By Marilyn Stewart on Friday, October 13, 2017

Did Christ’s death on the cross spare sinners from God’s wrath? Or, is there more that must be said? N. T. Wright, preeminent New Testament scholar and author of The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion joins Cambridge University New Testament professor Simon Gathercole in dialogue on...

By Marilyn Stewart on Friday, October 13, 2017

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary kicked off its 100th anniversary celebration with special events Oct. 3 and the announcement of upcoming centennial initiatives focused on evangelism and missions. Activities began with the annual Founders Day chapel service, as NOBTS President Chuck Kelley pointed past the seminary's 1917 founding to the true...

By Gary D. Myers on Friday, October 13, 2017

Advocates from several perspectives on same-sex marriage and LGBT rights discussed the emotionally and politically charged issues, which often pit the church against the prevailing culture, during a forum at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. The "Rights and Sexuality: Where Individual Freedoms and Civil Rights Meet" event was sponsored by the...

By Staff on Thursday, November 16, 2017

Jerry N. Barlow, professor of preaching and pastoral work at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS), died Nov. 11 after a brief, but intense illness. He was 72. Barlow will be honored during a campus memorial service Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. in Leavell Chapel. Though battling his own illness, Barlow...

By Gary D. Myers on Friday, October 13, 2017

FIRST-PERSON -- “So what does this prove?” Someone asked this well-intentioned question about New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s ongoing excavation in Israel of the Tel Gezer water system after I posted an article a few years ago. The truth is, our major find that season did not “prove” anything in the...

By Staff on Wednesday, September 15, 0017

Personal evangelism is deeply embedded in New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s identity. Reaching the lost has been a priority since day one. A century ago, as Southern Baptist leaders met to organize Baptist Bible Institute in New Orleans – later renamed New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary – they chose Matthew...