By Marilyn Stewart on Thursday, March 15, 2018

God’s enduring faithfulness throughout New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s 100-year history is the inspiration behind a musical commissioned for the school’s centennial celebration. While record enrollments, rapid growth and cutting-edge integration of ministry and education mark the school’s history, so also do struggles brought on by an influenza outbreak, economic downturns,...

By Joe Fontenot on Thursday, March 15, 2018

In his silver 1989 Mazda sedan, pastor Orlando Romero overtakes a slow-moving truck as he weaves through the La Cabana Mountains somewhere north of Bogota, Colombia. Six other pastors trail Orlando, all en route to the city of Guaduas. Originally, this group of pastors consisted of only one circuit preacher, Abel...

By Gary D. Myers on Thursday, March 15, 2018

Billy Graham legacy honored by historic pulpit at NOBTS By Gary D. Myers The faded pulpit at the front of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's Leavell Chapel during the first week of March seemed out of place. Out of place unless one saw Billy Graham's signature scrawled on its top. The time-worn, battered...

By Staff on Friday, March 2, 2018

Upon returning from a missions internship in England, Rachael Putman began to ask God what she should do now. Through prayer and the advice from some friends she said, “it became obvious to me that I should check out Leavell College.” She visited the campus and confesses that she felt...

By Staff on Friday, February 23, 2018

Jerome Bradley, a senior at Leavell College, exemplifies the post-traditional student for whom Leavell College was begun. Retired from the military and the federal government after thirty-three years of service, Bradley felt called to ministry while teaching a men’s Sunday School class at Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New...

By Staff on Wednesday, February 14, 2018

In honor of the seminary's 100th Anniversary, the Division of Church Music Ministries will present very special Crescent City Praise event on Thursday, March 8 at 7 pm in Leavell Chapel. The event will feature the premiere performance of "Our Faithful God,” a new choral piece written by Mike Harland...

By Gary D. Myers on Thursday, February 15, 2018

Over the next 40 days, Leavell College will celebrate its 25th anniversary as a four-year college. The celebration will highlight the school’s commitment to God’s Word and local church ministry. “We are preparing students so that they are first and foremost grounded in their biblical understanding. This is unchanging,” said Thomas...

By Gary D. Myers on Thursday, February 15, 2018

A massive pile of rocks and rubble greets the visitor to the ruins of Lachish, 60 kilometers southwest of Jerusalem. The remains of a 2,700-year-old Assyrian siege ramp, this pile of rubble and the other archaeological finds at Lachish bear witness to the trustworthy nature of Scripture. More often than not,...