NOBTS and Leavell College COVID-19 Information - Updated Statement Wednesday, April 8, 2020 11:00am
By Marilyn Stewart on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

NEW ORLEANS – For years, New Orleans music teacher Stephanie Screen has used her violin to comfort those in hospital beds, nursing homes, and in moments of grief. But when COVID-19 forced a city-wide quarantine in New Orleans, Screen wondered what she could do to help. “I’ll just go sit on the...

By Staff on Monday, March 9, 2020

The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary administration is monitoring news and information related to COVID-19, the coronavirus that was recently identified in China and is now being detected in other countries and in parts of the US. At this time, Louisiana has identified one presumptive case of COVID-19. The seminary...

By Marilyn Stewart on Wednesday, February 12, 2020

NEW ORLEANS – Abiding in Christ, the source of godliness and effective ministry, was the focus of the Abide Women’s Conference at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College, Feb. 7-8. More than 300 women – from teenagers to women in their 90s – attended the inaugural event under the...

By Gary D. Myers and Marilyn Stewart on Friday, January 31, 2020

The inauguration of Jamie Dew, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College, reflected the tone that is the mark of Dew’s new presidency—humility and service like Jesus. Since Dew’s election on June 5, 2019, his challenge to the seminary family, and all who would join him, is to...

By Gary D. Myers and Marilyn Stewart on Friday, January 31, 2020

Presidential inaugurations require a certain amount of formality and pomp, but Jamie Dew wanted a portion of his inauguration week to focus on servanthood and Gospel proclamation. Since coming to New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) and Leavell College in June as the school's ninth president, Dew has called the seminary...

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 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 Marilyn Stewart on Monday, February 17, 2020

Staying true to the gospel while staying engaged in culture is not always an easy path to negotiate, especially as a foreigner in a distant land. For *Justin Hanover, a former worker in China, the culture he encountered was very different from the culture discovered long ago...