By Marilyn Stewart on Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Distance is no obstacle when the journey ends at Defend the Faith, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s weeklong apologetics conference. This year’s conference, Jan. 6-10, proved to be no exception. College groups came from as far north as Clear Creek College in Pineville, Ky. and Oklahoma Baptist University, in Shawnee, to...

By Bob Bunn on Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Mary Margaret West knew a lot about New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. As a member of the Leavell family, she had seen several family members earn their degrees, teach in the classrooms, and even lead the seminary. She knew it was a great place to get a great education. She just...

By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, December 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS -- Jamie Dew, presiding over his first graduation ceremony as president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College, congratulated graduate candidates at a packed house at Leavell Chapel and then asked a probing question. “To what end?” Dew asked. “Why has God blessed you? What is...

By Marilyn Stewart on Sunday, December 15, 2019

Take away the lights, the glitz, and the presents, and Christmas for believers would still be a celebration. For at the heart of the season is a core and important doctrine—the Incarnation. Adam Hughes, NOBTS dean of the chapel and director of the Adrian Rogers Center, noted that the prologue to...

By Marilyn Stewart on Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Engaging cities for the Gospel was the focus of the one-day event "The Gospel and the City" at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Oct. 24. Jamie Dew, NOBTS and Leavell College president, pointed to the importance of engaging cities even when they seem overwhelming or outside believers' "comfort zones." "The cities are...

By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Kids have talent, too, and Lailey Akin and Katie Gill—both ten years old—decided to use their talent to raise money for missions. “Campus Kids Got Talent” was the result as the girls rallied the children of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary to put on a talent show, Oct. 5, to...

By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, October 15, 2019

If you’re looking for Dr. Charles A. Ray on campus, you better be sure to say which one you mean. Charles A. Ray III, assistant professor of New Testament and Greek, joined the faculty this year shadowing his father—Dr. Charles A. Ray Jr., distinguished professor of New Testament and Greek—by 28...

By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Empowering and inspiring evangelism is the focus of a new book by New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary faculty published in honor of Chuck Kelley, president emeritus, on his retirement. The recently released “Engage: Tools for Contemporary Evangelism,” lays out a biblical foundation for evangelism with tips for engaging the culture and...