By Marilyn Stewart on Friday, February 15, 2019

“It could have been a crisis of faith.” The long road of grief Averri and Kionna LeMalle traveled during their years at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary brought unexpected lessons of faith. Troubles conceiving and the stunning loss of two babies during pregnancy put the couple’s faith to the test. When...

By Marilyn Stewart on Friday, February 15, 2019

She’s led a mission team to Haiti, ridden the Amazon River into isolated villages for the Gospel, and shared Christ with construction workers in Nicaragua. And she’s done it all from a wheelchair. TroQuell Jenkins, 25, says knowing Jesus is better than walking on two feet. “God’s glorified Himself so much in...

By Brian Blackwell, The Baptist Message on Friday, February 15, 2019

COTTONPORT, La. – Prison ministry was not on Sammy Morrow’s radar when he first received the call in August to consider joining Raymond Laborde Correction Center as a chaplain. Morrow had served as pastor of the Alpine First Baptist Church in Tioga and then the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Pollock,...

By Gary D. Myers on Wednesday, January 30, 2019

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has been awarded a $1,005,000 core funding grant to support the school's community counseling and childhood education efforts. "We have a deep commitment to making a positive impact on our community through ministry engagement and community partnerships," NOBTS Chancellor Chuck Kelley said of the grant provided...

By Gary D. Myers on Tuesday, January 15, 2019

FIRST-PERSON -- The joy seemed so out of place in such a bleak setting – the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La. But that overwhelming joy on the faces of men who may spend the rest of their lives behind bars spoke volumes to me about the power of the...

By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Top apologists from across the nation took the stage at Defend ’19, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s week-long apologetics conference, Jan. 7-11. Plenary speakers included NOBTS visiting professor Gary Habermas, a renowned author and leading resurrection scholar; Frank Turek, co-author of the bestselling book “I Don’t have Enough Faith to be...

By Gary D. Myers on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The profound and simple words of “Jesus Loves the Little Children” cut through the pain and disappointment John M. Perkins experienced growing up in the Jim Crow South. Perkins never considered the fact that the God of the universe loved him until his son came home from the “Good News”...

By Norm Miller on Friday, November 9, 2018

PINEVILLE, La. (BP) -- Students at Louisiana College who plan to attend New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary will soon be able to apply college credits in theological studies to a seminary degree thanks to a memorandum of understanding between the two Southern Baptist schools. NOBTS President Chuck Kelley and LC President...