By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Top apologists from across the nation took the stage at Defend ’19, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s week-long apologetics conference, Jan. 7-11. Plenary speakers included NOBTS visiting professor Gary Habermas, a renowned author and leading resurrection scholar; Frank Turek, co-author of the bestselling book “I Don’t have Enough Faith to be...

By Gary D. Myers on Tuesday, January 15, 2019

FIRST-PERSON -- The joy seemed so out of place in such a bleak setting – the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La. But that overwhelming joy on the faces of men who may spend the rest of their lives behind bars spoke volumes to me about the power of the...

By Gary D. Myers on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The profound and simple words of “Jesus Loves the Little Children” cut through the pain and disappointment John M. Perkins experienced growing up in the Jim Crow South. Perkins never considered the fact that the God of the universe loved him until his son came home from the “Good News”...

By Norm Miller on Friday, November 9, 2018

PINEVILLE, La. (BP) -- Students at Louisiana College who plan to attend New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary will soon be able to apply college credits in theological studies to a seminary degree thanks to a memorandum of understanding between the two Southern Baptist schools. NOBTS President Chuck Kelley and LC President...

By Gary D. Myers on Monday, November 5, 2018

NEW ORLEANS -- To achieve true racial reconciliation in the church, Gospel proclamation must remain the central theme, John M. Perkins said in a daylong visit to New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. As Christians band together around the Gospel’s reconciliation between God and man, Perkins said racial reconciliation should come naturally,...

By Gary D. Myers on Monday, November 5, 2018

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s 11-member presidential search committee held its first meeting Nov. 1. The committee spent the day on the NOBTS campus in focused prayer and began developing a profile of the type candidate they are seeking to lead the seminary. The group unanimously elected Frank...

By Gary D. Myers on Tuesday, October 2, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary President Charles S. (Chuck) Kelley Jr., announced his plan to retire at the end of the current academic year during Founders’ Day chapel Oct. 2. Kelley will continue to lead the seminary through July 31, 2019. Click here to view Dr. Kelley's Founders'...

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...