By Gary D. Myers on Thursday, June 13, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- During New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's report to the convention two leaders -- Chuck Kelley and Jamie Dew -- shared the podium and offered a picture of a gracious transition of leadership and the importance of answering God's call. Kelley, who led NOBTS for the past 23 years,...

By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, May 28, 2019

NEW ORLEANS -- Matthew Louis Hall, a student at Leavell College of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, is the recipient of the 2019 Norman C. Francis Scholarship for Leadership and Service, awarded by the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (LAICU). “Matthew has a vibrant personality so that he is...

By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, May 28, 2019

NEW ORLEANS -- Standing before graduate candidates in New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s Leavell Chapel, May 18, in his final graduation address as president, Chuck Kelley challenged students to remember that God is able to accomplish the task each is called to do. Kelley retires July 31, concluding his 23-year tenure...

By Gary D. Myers on Monday, May 20, 2019

NEW ORLEANS -- James K. “Jamie” Dew Jr., vice president for undergraduate studies and distance learning at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, has been nominated as the next president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. The presidential search committee will present Dew to the full trustee board for a vote on...

By Gary D. Myers on Friday, May 10, 2019

When New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Chancellor Chuck Kelley announced his "Different Voices Initiative" in 2018, a top priority involved encouraging students from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds as well as women to pursue a calling to academia. A May 6 workshop, "Faculty Hiring 101," marked a key step toward that...

By By Gary D. Myers on Wednesday, April 10, 2019

A new Leavell College and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary program will allow pastoral ministry students to earn both the bachelor of arts degree and the master of divinity degree in just five years. Made possible through an anonymous grant, the Accelerated BA + MDiv program will shorten a pastoral ministry...

By Staff on Tuesday, April 9, 2019

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is partnering with the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) for the upcoming ERLC Academy. Students who attend the May 20-21 event in Nashville, Tenn., may earn three hours of credit for “Christian Ethics (ETHC5300)” during the event. Sessions at the ERLC Academy will be led...

By Marilyn Stewart on Friday, March 15, 2019

A pastor’s death, disappointment in a leader, unimaginable tragedy—trials for a body of believers come in all packages and varieties. So does grief. Ian Jones, NOBTS professor of counseling, has cared for communities of believers reeling from devastating loss. The night of Sept. 15, 1999, Jones was called to Wedgwood Baptist Church,...