By Marilyn Stewart on Thursday, August 15, 2019

For a child who feels alone, the thought of living forever is terrifying. Dillon Diaz was that child. “My life, in some ways, was love-less,” said Diaz, a master's student at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. “Some important relationships in my life were never really alive. I never had a real relationship...

By Marilyn Stewart on Thursday, August 15, 2019

Coffee drinkers everywhere know that a cup of coffee is more than a beverage. It’s an experience. Coffee comes with shops – like NOBTS’ Café New Orleans – that allow you to escape the world and withdraw into your laptop, if you want to. Or, it can be the place where...

By Gary D. Myers on Monday, August 12, 2019

The executive committee of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's board of trustees approved a plan to renovate the former location of the campus LifeWay Store for use as offices for both Leavell College and enrollment as well as a campus welcome area. Meeting on Aug. 1, the executive committee unanimously...

By Gary D. Myers on Monday, July 15, 2019

ATHENS – Amid the fading beauty of central Athens, not far from the ancient ruins that draw so many tourists, a monumental refugee crisis persists. Along with suffering and uncertainty, the unfolding crisis offers an unprecedented opportunity for Gospel witness among Muslims. Muslim refugees, driven from their homelands by war and...

By Marilyn Stewart on Wednesday, June 19, 2019

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary President Jamie Dew named Larry Lyon as vice president of enrollment June 19. He will begin the new role on July 1. Lyon, who has served as director of enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary for eight years, steps into a new position...

By Marilyn Stewart on Thursday, June 6, 2019

Jamie Dew presented a vision for his first year as New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary president in a press conference following his unanimous election by the NOBTS board of trustees on Wednesday (June 5). Dew noted NOBTS' untapped potential and pointed to the seminary's unique opportunity for "theological education and ministerial...

By Marilyn Stewart and Gary D. Myers on Wednesday, June 5, 2019

NEW ORLEANS -- James K. "Jamie" Dew Jr. has been elected ninth president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in a special called trustee meeting today (June 5). Dew comes to NOBTS from his position as vice president for undergraduate studies and distance learning at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake...

By Gary D. Myers on Thursday, June 13, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- During New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's report to the convention two leaders -- Chuck Kelley and Jamie Dew -- shared the podium and offered a picture of a gracious transition of leadership and the importance of answering God's call. Kelley, who led NOBTS for the past 23 years,...