By Gary D. Myers on Monday, July 15, 2019

ATHENS – Amid the fading beauty of central Athens, not far from the ancient ruins that draw so many tourists, a monumental refugee crisis persists. Along with suffering and uncertainty, the unfolding crisis offers an unprecedented opportunity for Gospel witness among Muslims. Muslim refugees, driven from their homelands by war and...

By Marilyn Stewart on Wednesday, June 19, 2019

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary President Jamie Dew named Larry Lyon as vice president of enrollment June 19. He will begin the new role on July 1. Lyon, who has served as director of enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary for eight years, steps into a new position...

By Marilyn Stewart on Thursday, June 6, 2019

Jamie Dew presented a vision for his first year as New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary president in a press conference following his unanimous election by the NOBTS board of trustees on Wednesday (June 5). Dew noted NOBTS' untapped potential and pointed to the seminary's unique opportunity for "theological education and ministerial...

By Marilyn Stewart and Gary D. Myers on Wednesday, June 5, 2019

NEW ORLEANS -- James K. "Jamie" Dew Jr. has been elected ninth president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in a special called trustee meeting today (June 5). Dew comes to NOBTS from his position as vice president for undergraduate studies and distance learning at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake...

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...