on Tuesday, January 22, 2019


Ministry Opportunity for Spanish speakers

Volunteers who can speak Spanish are needed to minister to hospital patients whose heart language is Spanish. The ministry involves caring for others and showing God's love. Only a call to love those of the Spanish ministry is required. To learn more, text Philip Peavey at 504.401.7425 or call 504. 702.3077; or email at or

May 2019 Application Deadline

The deadline to apply to graduate in May 2019 is February 15. To register or for information, contact the registrar's office or visit


A team of six from NOBTS served in Santa Cruz, Bolivia over Fall Break through a mission trip sponsored by the Providence Cultural Institute. Team members provided pastors' training at a small village and at a local Baptist seminary. Those interested in serving in Bolivia in October 2019 may contact

Pray, Set, Geaux - SAVE THE DATE, Jan. 31

Providence Cultural Institute invites those who are interested in mission opportunities for NOBTS students to Pray, Set, Geaux, 5:30-6:30 p.m., in the PLC Conference Room (Second floor of Lifesongs building).  See dates below. Testimonies and reports from recent trips will be presented and information about upcoming trips will be highlighted. 
SAVE THE DATE for the following events: 
Jan. 31, 2019:    Upcoming mission trips
April 4, 2019:    Spring Break reports and Potluck


NOBTS Women! 

Game Night at the REC!

Come join the fun for Game Night at the REC on Monday, January 21 at 7pm! Bring a game and get ready for a great time of connecting with friends and meeting new ones! Sponsored by Heartbeat, there will also be yummy goodies!

NOBTS Women’s Fellowship

NOBTS Women! On January 24, come join us in the Creole Room from 7-8:30pm for a night of fun, food, and fellowship. You will hear encouraging testimonies and enjoy yummy king cake! Come connect with fellow campus women! Childcare is provided. Make your reservation by emailing by January 21st. 

Ministry Wife Certificate Courses

Ladies, don’t miss out! Ministry Wives classes begin Tuesday, January 22. The Ministry Wife Certificate program is FREE to all wives of current NOBTS students with classes offered in on-campus, online, and workshop formats.

  • Beginning Tuesday, January 22, the online Ministry Wife class is Biblical Womanhood, an 8-week course taught by DeeDee Williams. You may register by contacting with course name and your contact information.
  • Also on Tuesday, January 22 at 6:30 p.m., registration will be held for the on-campus class Teaching Methods for the Minister’s Wife, to be taught by Dr. Emily Dean. This 8-week class will be held weekly in HSC 280 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free childcare is available by reservation at the Preschool Center by emailing Please note that, if you enroll in the on-campus class as a new student, you are required to submit your immunization records by Tuesday January 29. Contact Gary in the Campus Clinic (x8596) for more info.

Women’s Ministry Courses

Ladies, need an extra elective? Sign up for one of our Women’s Ministry Courses being offered this semester! Check out this workshop option available for Spring 2019:

  • Spring Break Workshop (March 18-22) – Women’s Work in the Local Church – taught by Dr. Rhonda Kelley and Chris Adams

Brown Bag Book Club Starts Back Feb. 4

On Monday, February 5, the Brown Bag Book Club will start back meeting weekly at noon in the Balcony Room at the Cafeteria. We’ll continue the study: The Power of Knowing God. You are welcome to join in at any point! Contact Dr. Emily at to let her know if you can come so she can have extra study guides available. All campus women (students, staff, and wives) are welcome!

Have you found us online?

Check us out on Instagram @nobtswomen or Facebook, NOBTS Student Wives Fellowship and NOBTS QUEST. Join soon to keep up with what’s going on! Event updates are posted periodically to help get the word out! For an archive of the women’s programs blog, click HERE.

Emergency Text Messaging Service

Sign up for the NOBTS Emergency Text Messaging Service today. Click HERE. Choose one or all of the groups to receive texts related to emergency situations that affect our NOBTS campuses and families. Main New Orleans Campus, New Orleans Campus Residents, Louisiana & Mississippi Extension Centers; Florida Extension Centers; and Georgia & Alabama Extension

John T. Christian Library Information

Operating Hours for the Academic Year:

Monday-Thursday    7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday   10 a.m. to 3 p.m.



NOBTS Facilities is where you go for all building and maintenance issues. For safety tips, a link to submit work orders, and the latest info on campus projects, follow us on Facebook : Here you'll also find helpful how-to videos.

Need Technical Assistance? Contact ITC Today

Email for technical questions/support requests with the site (Access to online registration, financial account, online transcript, etc.).

Email for technical questions/support requests with the NOBTS Blackboard Learning Management System

Email for general technical questions/support requests; or visit for general NOBTS technical help information; or call 504.816.8180 for assistance.

SWAP Shop Hours

The SWAP Shop (Surplus With A Purpose) provides an economical means by which the seminary community may exchange or secure quality clothing or small household items for personal use. Contributions of new and gently-used clothes, furniture, books, household goods, gifts and toys are welcome. The SWAP Shop is a volunteer organization open five days a week, with hours based on the availability of volunteers.

The SWAP Shop is open Monday, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.; Tuesday, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Wednesday, optional; Thursday, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, as volunteers are available.

Join the NOBTS Swap Shop Facebook page at SWAP shop. Times are listed and closures will be announced there. The Swap Shop is always looking for volunteers to open and help clean. For more information, call Rhonda Smith at 504.481.3656.