By Gary D. Myers on Thursday, September 13, 2018

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary will conclude its year-long centennial celebration with two worship events Oct. 2 and the dedication of a state historical marker Oct. 3. The festivities begin Oct. 2 with the Founders’ Day Chapel Service led by Dr. Chuck Kelley, NOBTS president. The service, which begins at 11...

By Gary D. Myers on Wednesday, August 15, 2018

PHOTO ABOVE: Noah and Tarin Madden are master's students at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Noah recently completed the Equip L-1 and L-2 Residency at Lakeshore Church in New Orleans. For Southern Baptist seminary students, classroom studies and local church ministry go hand-in-hand. The “hands-on” experience of the local church...

By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Dakota Badlands, a barren stretch of land once described as “a place with a long list of secrets,” doesn’t typically receive top billing as a destination vacation. But for Chuck Kelley, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and his wife, Rhonda, their trek across North and South Dakota this...

By Marilyn Stewart on Saturday, June 30, 2018

The hole in the wall was big enough for three grown men to crawl through, but it opened into a place they didn’t belong. Used syringes littered the floor, evidence of what went on there in the dark. “What are we doing here?” wondered Kyle Pieri, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary...

By PR on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The following articles, magazine issues, photographs, and other items provide an excellent opportunity to explore the early years of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary/Baptist Bible Institute. ARTICLES NOBTS marks 100 years of Providence and Prayer Centennial inspires musical, 'Our Faithful God' World War II Letters - Members of the BBI family share their war...

By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Among the voices who long lobbied for a "missionary training school” in the city of New Orleans was a Baptist state newspaper editor from Mississippi – P. I. Lipsey. Though Lipsey called New Orleans a “stronghold of Satan,” his pen proved powerful in convincing Baptists to strike a bold move. So,...

By By Gary D. Myers on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

By Gary D. Myers Don’t tell Dr. Preston Nix that door-to-door evangelism in New Orleans does not work. Time and again, he has found that loving Gospel conversations, even during door-to-door evangelism, can and do lead to decisions for Christ. “It does not work ... if you do not work it,” said...

By Marilyn Stewart on Thursday, May 10, 2018

World War II may have interrupted studies at BBI, but it did not interrupt ministry. As seminary family members fulfilled a duty to country, they continued to serve their Lord. Their letters home spoke of hardship, need, and God’s grace as they witnessed lives changed by the Gospel. Here is...