NOBTS Women

When we celebrate a new year, we often think of new beginnings, new transitions, or new goals. What is on the horizon for your new year? Could it be that this is the year you begin to pursue further training to be equipped for ministry to women? We have been...

By Dr. Stephanie Edge, Union University on Monday, February 5, 2018

I first learned about New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1995 when I was seeking ministry training. I enrolled in the NOBTS Atlanta Extension Center. One of my first memories was New Orleans To-Go. Dr. Chuck Kelley had just become the new Seminary President. New Orleans To-Go classes were taught...

“Our mouths were filled with laughter then, and our tongues with shouts of joy. Then they said among the nations, ‘The LORD has done great things for them.’ The LORD had done great things for us; we were joyful.” Psalm 126:2-3 CSB Bursting into the car with excitement, my...

NOBTS has been a vital part of my life and ministry for 35 years. My husband and I first visited the campus on our honeymoon in April of 1982, and we stayed in Shepherd’s Corner. We were going to visit a seminary in Texas, but after seeing NOBTS we knew...

My first encounter with the city of New Orleans took place a few years before I actually set foot in the city, but was rather the result of an assignment in my public speaking class during my senior year of high school. I was required to give a speech on...

By Judi Jackson on Monday, October 9, 2017

Judi Jackson, Ph.D., and her husband Allen served on the main campus of NOBTS from 1994-2016 before transitioning to Atlanta where Allen now leads as senior pastor of Dunwoody Baptist Church. Judi earned the Master of Religious Education and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from NOBTS and has taught as an...

By Deb Douglas on Monday, September 25, 2017

From the moment I met her, I knew that Deb Douglas was more than a blonde with a big smile! She was passionately called to serve the Lord and minister to women. She loved life and her family and definitely lived life “like an Alabama linebacker.” Her husband, two children,...

By Dr. Emily Dean on Monday, August 28, 2017

This year we have much to celebrate as NOBTS turns 100, and the Women’s Ministry Program turns 20! Not only are we rejoicing over 100 years of ministry training at our beloved school of Providence and Prayer, but also for 20 years NOBTS has been able to offer programs specifically...