By Marilyn Stewart on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

As Paul Chitwood, International Mission Board President, spoke in chapel recently at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a focus on missions, his visit coincided with the arrival at of an 1840 Burmese Bible, translated by Adoniram Judson. Judson endured great hardship while serving in Burma (now Myanmar) for almost forty...

By Marilyn Stewart on Monday, March 15, 2021

Encouraging women to be strong academically as they answer God’s call, the newly launched NOBTS Society for Women in Scholarship challenges women to love God “with all their mind” (Luke 10:27). “With over 40 women in our doctoral programs and many more in graduate programs, there was a huge need to...

By Marilyn Stewart on Monday, March 15, 2021

From musical theatre to biblical counseling to her new role as Leavell College Director of College Life, Rebekah Callahan has found “community” to be a common thread throughout each season of her life. Building community is Callahan’s goal as she directs Leavell College’s House System, a new initiative that is engaging...

By Staff on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Helping students move into ministry positions quicker is the intent behind a new partnership between New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) and Missouri Baptist University (MBU) that applies specific earned MBU college credit hours towards an NOBTS master of divinity degree. The articulation agreement, signed by NOBTS Provost Norris Grubbs and...

By Staff on Monday, February 15, 2021

The Dean of Students Office will be hosting a Mardi Gras Celebration on Tuesday, February 16. Beginning at 10 a.m., the Dew Krewe will ride around campus throwing beads. You’ll hear the sound of jazz and lots of excitement to celebrate this beloved New Orleans holiday and tradition. Click here to...

By Gary D. Myers on Thursday, February 11, 2021

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College celebrated the return to in-person learning on Feb. 8. Even with masks and social distancing, students embraced the return to some semblance of normalcy. “We are grateful to be able to host our students in class again. Both the faculty and the on-campus...

By Staff on Monday, February 8, 2021

How would you like to spend a week in Nashville, learning to share the gospel and getting academic credit for it? If so, register for Dr. Farmer’s LCCF2350 Practice of Evangelism for Leavell College students or Dr. Nix’s EVAN5230 Supervised Ministry I for seminary graduate students. This summer our school will...

By Marilyn Stewart on Friday, January 15, 2021

Daniel H. Holcomb, beloved professor and church historian whose tenure spanned 40 years at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, died Dec. 27, 2020. He was 87. Holcomb, whose knowledge and in-depth class material earned him the nickname “Smoke’em Holcomb,” is remembered by colleagues and students as a kind and...