on Monday, January 27, 2020


LBC Disaster Relief Training at NOBA, Jan. 31-Feb. 1

The Louisiana Baptist Convention presents disaster relief training Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at the New Orleans Baptist Association office at 2222 Lakeshore Dr., New Orleans. The Jan. 31 (Friday) morning session meets from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. and provides training for OFSA (Operational Stress First Aid) and chaplaincy. Friday's training session is for chaplains and OSFA only. The OFSA and chaplaincy training continues Saturday, Feb. 1 (7:30 a.m. to noon, with lunch provided). Additional training for other areas of service --feeding, shower/laundry, chainsaw, MudOut, and assessment units-- will be provided on Satuday, Feb. 1, 7:30 a.m. to noon, with lunch provided. Saturday's registration begins at 7:15 a.m. 

The cost is: 

  • First Time: $28.00 – is for new volunteers (hat, shirt, badge and background check)
  • Renew: $13.00 – is for if your badge has ran out recently (Badge and background check)
  • Chaplain: $33.00 – is for first time or if badge has been out for a while (hat, shirt , badge and background check)
  • OSFA: $16.00 – Book – take after you are a Chaplain
  • Cross-Training: FREE if you are trained in something and you want to train in another class

To register, go to LBS Disaster Relief.

Accordance Bible Software now available at special NOBTS family price

Accordance Bible Software, the premier Bible study software of scholars worldwide, puts access to award-winning commentaries and research tools at your fingertips. Now available in native format for Windows, Mac, iPhone, and iPad (iOS), Accordance offers a special student discount rate at 50% off the retail price.

You also receive 25% off the following add-on titles: BDAG, HALOT, BDAG/HALOT Combo, Liddell and Scott, LEH, BHS Apparatus, NA28 Apparatus, 1960 Reina Valera with Strong’s, 1995 Reina Valera with Strong’s, Biblioteca Hispana modules April 2016, La Biblia de las Americas with notes, Nueva Versión Internacional with notes.
Use coupon code APPNOBapTSe1320 at Checkout
To order:
1.Create your online account on the website and add your choices to the cart. Go to and Academic-Bundles to select your desired Collection, then choose any add-ons from the store.
2.At checkout enter the coupon code (the code is case sensitive and requires all symbols and letters to work) to receive your discount off regular prices. If items are on sale, the discount will not be applied automatically in the cart.
3.Your order will go to manual processing so we may check your eligibility. Your credit card will not be charged until this is completed.
4.You will receive a confirmation email with installation instructions within 1-2 business days. 

Special Gift of Clothing for the NOBTS family, FEB. 11

First Baptist Church, Hazlehurst, Miss., willl be on campus Thursday, Feb. 11, to give NOBTS students and spouses free clothing. The gifting includes men's suits, slacks, shoes, sports coats and ties. Women's clothing includes dresses, purses, pant suits, shoes, and more. Come claim your free outfit at the Hardin Student Center, Feb. 11, 9-11 a.m. and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

SAVE THE DATE:  Senior Fest, April 3, 2020

Senior Fest is an annual one-day event sponsored by the Social Work Program and is hosted on the NOBTS campus. The event serves adults ages 55 and up through enriching breakouts, engaging worship, and opportunities for fun and fellowship with other believers. To register, visit here. 

Clinic Open to serve NOBTS Family

Welcome to new and returning NOBTS families! Wishing you and your loved ones the best of health during the 2019-20 academic year.

Dr. Mari Wirfs, Family Nurse Practitioner, is the Clinic Medical Director.  Gary Collins, Medical Assistant, is the Clinic Office Manager.

The NOBTS Clinic is open on a part-time basis with variable hours to serve the primary health care needs of the seminary family.  The clinic schedule is posted outside the Clinic door.  Appointments are highly recommended and always preferred (504-816-8596).

Patients with urgent or emergency needs for health care should call 911 or proceed directly to a hospital emergency department without delay. 

Flu Shot Reservations Open, NOBTS Clinic

The NOBTS Family Health Care Clinic is waiting on notification from our supplier that our seasonal flu vaccine shipment is on the way.

The NOBTS Family Health Care Clinic will be offering the flu vaccine to Adults (age 18 – 65, and beyond) by reservation and appointment only.

Two different vaccines are available. The fee will be based upon which vaccine you need. One of the vaccines is for 65+ only. Please reserve your dose by calling or emailing the and provide the following information:

(1)   Name(s)

(2)   NOBTS ID#

(3)   Contact phone number(s)

The flu is a very unwelcome visitor in anyone’s home.  It causes significant loss of time (usually 5 to 7 days)…loss of time at school…loss of time at work… loss of quality family time…loss of Christian ministry time!  It can, and does, cause a significant loss of life each year.  The only contraindication is allergy to eggs


NOBTS Children and Adolescents

 All childhood immunizations, please call your pediatrician

or visit or call 504-733-3268.

Wishing you and your loved ones a very safe,healthy, and happy flu season!  

Dr. Wirfs & Gary


Abide Women’s Conference Tickets On Sale Now!

The Abide Women’s Conference is coming soon on February 7-8! Tickets are on sale now at for just $10/NOBTS affiliated women and $25 for NOBTS guests. Please join us for this all-new conference for women! Through rich Bible teaching, practical breakout sessions, and sweet times of fellowship, we hope you will leave this conference with a deeper sense of knowing how to Abide with God. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to gather around the Word with fellow women!

NOBTS Women’s Fellowship

Calling all campus women! Join us TONIGHT, Monday, January 27 at 7 pm in Carey Commons for a fun night of welcome and celebration! Expect yummy snacks and the opportunity to make new friends.

Ministry Wife Certificate Classes

Anybody like FREE things? Well, here’s something you don’t want to miss! Wives of current NOBTS students are encouraged to take part in the FREE Ministry Wife Certificate program with classes offered in on-campus, online, and workshop formats.

•           *Last week to sign up!* On Tuesday, January 21 at 6:30 p.m., registration will be held for the on-campus class, Parenting and the Minister’s Wife, to be taught by Dr. Faye Scott. This 8-week class will be held weekly in HSC 293 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free childcare is available by reservation at the Preschool Center (email

Brown Bag Book Club Starts Back Feb. 3

On Monday, February 3, the Brown Bag Book Club will start back meeting weekly at noon in the Balcony Room at the Cafeteria. We’ll continue the study: Living Like You Belong to 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?

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


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.

Join the Facebook group NOBTS Marketplace to see current hours for the Swap shop. 

The Swap Shop is always looking for volunteers to open and help clean. For more information, call Rhonda Smith at 504.481.3656.