on Monday, March 12, 2018


Conquer Sexual Addiction, Conquer Groups begin March 12

Christ-centered recovery is available for those struggling with personal purity or ensnared in sexual addiction and for those in ministerial leadership. A Conquer group is an introduction to the biblical and scientific research concerning the use of pornography and personal purity. Separate groups are offered for men and women. Groups will begin the week of March 12. Please sign up by March 9. For a video introduction to Conquer, click here.  To sign up, click signup. 

The Haddon W. Robinson Preaching Award Topic Announced

This year's sermon topic for the Haddon W. Robinson Preaching Award is Old Testament Poetry: the Psalms. The scholarship competition is open to Associate Members of the Evangelical Homiletical Society. Submissions must be a sermon of 15-20 minutes in length, focused on this year's theme of The Psalms, and delivered with a target audience of the local church in mind. Submissions are to be videotaped, posted to the applicant's YouTube channel, and the YouTube Channel link provided to by the deadline of April 30. 

First place prize is $500. For more information, click here. 

NOBTS Coin Club: What’s in Your Pocket?

Ever wondered what the coins in your collection are worth? A rare coin in poor condition is worth much more than a common coin in excellent condition. We will have a trained specialist from Coach’s Coins show us how to grade coins at our next  Campus Coin Club meeting, Tuesday, March 27. We will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in the Resource Building (across from the Oaks Apartments). Door prizes are given out at each meeting. Last month’s prize was an Indian Head penny. For more information, contact Lloyd Harsch at 

Accordance Bible Software Discount for NOBTS family

In an offer that is not available to many institutions of higher learning, the Accordance Bible Software is available to NOBTS students at a 50% discount on many available packages. This popular software provides a wealth of tools every student can use to understand, study, and proclaim the Bible whether based on the Greek and Hebrew or an English translation. The software also includes church history information, commentaries, maps, and photos of biblical settings. Several collection bundles are available. 

For information, contact Dr. Bill Warren at wwarren@nobts.eduDownload an informational PDF about the NOBTS discount



An Evening of Encouragement with Anita Renfroe – March 15!

Make plans to join us in Leavell Chapel on Thursday, March 15 from 7-9pm as we enjoy a night of fun and encouragement with comedian Anita Renfroe! This is a free community-wide event for ladies, so bring your friends and church members!

Women’s Leadership Conference – March 16!

Join us on Friday, March 16 from 9am-4pm for a time of training and equipping in ministry to women! Speakers Chris Adams and Cindy Townsend along with a host of great seminar leaders will be joining us, so don’t miss out on this great event! To register, click on the link below:

Brown Bag Book Club!

The Brown Bag Book Club meets weekly at noon in the Creole Room at the Cafeteria. We’ll continue the study: Ignite Your Passion for 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!

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 Spring Break option available:

• Spring Break Workshop (March 19-23) –

Women’s Work in the Local Church – taught by Dr. Rhonda Kelley and Chris Adams

Upcoming Ministry Wives Course

The Term 2 Ministry Wives Course, Leadership Training for the Minister’s Wife will begin on Tuesday, March 27. Taught by DeeDee Williams, this 8-week course will meet in HSC room 293 from 6:30-8:30pm. Childcare is available free by reservation. Reservations must be made by emailing

Have you found us online?

We’ve got a Facebook group called NOBTS Student Wives Fellowship as well as NOBTS QUEST. Join soon to keep up with what’s going on! Event updates are posted periodically to help get the word out! 


Pastoral Care Ministry Opportunity

An excellent pastoral care opportunity is available for volunteer chaplains at University Medical Center. Volunteers are needed for nights and weekends to respond to families requesting a chaplain's service. Volunteers will be included on a list of chaplains "to call" and must be willing to care for families from any faith or denomination. Chaplain Philip Peavey will provide informal training. May be considered for pastoral care course requirement fulfillment.  

To learn more contact Chaplain Peavey at 504.702.3077 or call his cell (text first) at 504.401.7425. PLEASE text his cell first before calling and give your identity. Contact Peavey at or


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

Borrowing from other Academic Libraries - Did you know that NOBTS graduate students can borrow items from other graduate academic libraries in the New Orleans area? Come by the circulation desk in the John T. Christian Library and register for a LaLinc card today.

Library Hours:

Monday – Thursday:    7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Friday:    7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday:    10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sunday:    Closed

Tuesday and Thursday:    Closed during Chapel


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, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.; Tuesday, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Wednesday, (varies) usually 3:30 - 5 p.m.; Thursday, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.,  FREE BREAD AVAILABLE ON THURSDAYS, and Saturday varies according to availability of volunteers.

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.