By Jamie Dew and Joe Fontenot on Monday, August 19, 2019

I recently had a chance to sit down and talk to our new president, Jamie Dew, about his calling and vision for NOBTS. He talks about navigating God's call to this work, as well as the implications that began to come from it. Did you ever want to be president...

By Gary D. Myers on Monday, May 6, 2019

Who is my neighbor? That can be a scary question to ask. And there is more than one way to ask that question. One is positive, and one is not. In the context of a larger discussion on keeping the Law (Torah) and gaining eternal life, an expert in the law...

By Adam Hughes on Monday, April 22, 2019

One of my greatest passions in ministry is preaching. If you know me, have had me for a class, or simply been in my presence for more than a minute, this is no surprise. But, among preaching, there is a certain kind that I am the most passionate about —...

By Marilyn Stewart on Monday, April 8, 2019

Not long ago, a four-year-old at church asked a grown-up kind of question. He asked, “Was Jesus praying to himself when he prayed?” Every adult working in the children’s classroom that morning turned to me as if to say, “That one’s yours.” It was a great question. And, of course, the answer...

By Ed Steele on Monday, April 1, 2019

I responded to God’s call to ministry when I was 17 and started leading worship in a small church not long afterward. God’s mercy and grace were abundant as I was helped and encouraged, corrected and guided by some loving and wise pastors and laymen and women during those early...

By Laura Hamilton Hui on Monday, March 25, 2019

“Laura, what if you never got married?” Well God, I would feel as if You wasted my life. My own response to the Holy Spirit's question crushed my soul as I realized how wrong my priorities were. In that moment in college, God pried my clenched fist open to release my...

By Missie Wiedman on Monday, March 11, 2019

My calling to youth ministry came while I was in college. Being Type A, I was all in. I loved teenagers and wanted them to know the amazing potential they had to love God and make Him known through their natural passion and personal experiences. I traveled the country devoting 100%...

By Rex Butler on Monday, February 25, 2019

Throughout the tapestry of church history countless threads of Christian suffering, persecution, and martyrdom are woven. This observation should not surprise or dismay us. Jesus himself warned his disciples about the end times: “Then they will deliver you to tribulation, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all...