By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Every student looks forward to graduation day, but for 21 women at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College, they had a special reason to celebrate. Together, the women made up the first graduating class of Thrive, the ministry wives certificate program that launched two years ago with a...

By Marilyn Stewart on Monday, May 16, 2022

Jamie Dew, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College, urged the May 2022 graduates to consider the question that would impact their lives and ministries as they step into a new chapter in life. “What is essential for you, now?” Dew asked. NOBTS conferred twenty-four doctoral degrees, including seven...

By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The annual Celebration of Excellence service honored outstanding student performance and faculty achievement at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College, May 3, during the last chapel service of the spring semester. Jamie Dew, president, welcomed the seminary family gathered at Leavell Chapel by noting that while chapel typically focuses...

By Gary D. Myers on Monday, May 2, 2022

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has selected Reggie Ogea to lead the work of the newly created Jim Henry Leadership Institute. The school also announced that the first Henry Institute event, the Prepare Here Conference, is scheduled for Oct. 14-15, 2022, in New Orleans. Jim Henry will be among the featured...

By Gary D. Myers on Thursday, April 28, 2022

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College announced the appointment of Tawa Anderson to the seminary faculty. Anderson will begin his new role in January 2023. Anderson, associate professor of philosophy at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU), will join the NOBTS faculty as associate professor of philosophy and apologetics. “Tawa Anderson is...

By Gary D. Myers on Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Officials from Louisiana Christian University (LCU) and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) signed a historical partnership agreement April 13. The partnership re-affirms transfer options for LCU graduates who study in the NOBTS Accelerated Master of Divinity program (M.Div.) established in 2019. The new agreement offers NOBTS students the opportunity to...

By Gary D. Myers on Monday, April 18, 2022

The board of trustees at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College approved a $12 million plan to make critical campus renovations including updates to student housing, the cafeteria and the student center during their Spring meeting April 12 and 13. In addition, the board voted to rename the student...

By Gary D. Myers on Thursday, April 14, 2022

The board of trustees at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College approved revisions to the master’s degree programs, elected three faculty members, and approved the creation of the Jim Henry Leadership Institute during their spring meeting April 12 and 13. The board also approved a $24.45 million budget for...