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– Recent News –


Kelley extols God’s mercies in NOBTS ‘State of the Seminary' address

The past is proof God’s mercies never fail, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary President Chuck Kelley said in his State of the Seminary address in Leavell Chapel, April 13, following the spring board of trustees meeting. Kelley pointed to the seminary’s 100 year history to make his point. “We serve an amazing God who delights in doing awesome work to nurture his children and extend the work of his kingdom,” Kelley said. “I would submit that ‘exhibit A’ of that statement is New Orleans Baptist Theological...

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UPDATED: Trustees approve Administrative changes, new faculty

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary trustees approved three administrators for new roles and elected two faculty members during their spring meeting April 12. The trustees approved a $24.3...

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History Through Worship concert set for April 27 in Leavell Chapel

Each spring, the NOBTS Division of Church Music Ministry presents a History Through Worship concert series. Each year, one of the primary Western time periods is targeted in terms of...

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Mission Commissioning Chapel set for May 4

On Thursday, May 4, NOBTS will have a missions commissioning chapel service. The service will include a time of pray and commissioning for members of the NOBTS family who will...

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– Events & NOBTS Life –

Register Now for Red Carpet Week Courses

Red Carpet Week 2017 - May 22-26 - New Orleans Red Carpet week happens only once a year. It’s our opportunity to roll out the red carpet and welcome all of...

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Announcements - April 24, 2017

Here are our upcoming events and announcements. Bookmark this page, and check back weekly. Event updates will be posted here. NOBTS Scholarship Application Period Open through April 30 Accepting Fall 2017 NOBTS...

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EHS Preaching Award Submission Deadline, April 30

The submission deadline for entries in the Haddon W. Robinson Preaching Award competition is April 30, 2017. The first place award winner receives $500in cash plus coverage of registration fees...

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– Geaux Therefore –


In Case You Missed It (Regicide)!

Easter was yesterday. He is risen! We are reposting a blog from last year about King Jesus' regicide. Nothing seemed better for the occasion than to keep celebrating our King following the celebration of His resurrection. In other words, let's keep the party going. Regicide: The Many Face of King Killing follows below.  Regicide: (noun) the action of killing a king. Above Jesus’ head on the cross was a sign that was meant to mock and deride Him. It read, “This is Jesus, king of the Jews.” Uncertainty...

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Ten Tips after Ten Years at Seminary

After a decade of school and ministry, here are the ten most important things I've learned: 1) Reading a book is great – Reading the book is greater Nothing can replace the...

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Do you ever struggle with evangelism? I do.

Evangelism can be difficult. Many factors contribute to the difficult state of evangelism and I think most of them are internal, not external. I don’t write this as a fix-all...

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Hospital Theology

The extent of God’s sovereignty seems like an inescapable topic in the church today. It’s also possibly the most flammable theological discussion in the church today – if one can indeed call...

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– NOBTS Women –

A Modern Lady's Work

In the final part of our series, The Making of A Modern Lady, we will be looking at what it means for a modern lady to be at work. This...

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A Modern Lady's Home

What does it mean for a modern lady to keep her home? Does it mean that she should always have an HGTV worthy space? If so, that would probably count...

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UPCOMING EVENTS - April 24, 2017

Quest Finals Study Break! Not many people get excited about finals but with finals comes the QUEST STUDY BREAK with lots of goodies, so it’s a little easier to deal with....

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A Modern Lady's Relationships

In this wild and crazy 21st century world, what does it mean to be a lady in your relationships with others? Even though it may seem so with some of...

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