By Gary D. Myers on Thursday, July 16, 2020

Archaeologists from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary planned to spend much of June and July excavating at Tel Hadid, the site of a biblical city in Israel. But like so many other events in 2020, their dig season was a casualty of COVID-19. Despite the loss of this summer’s excavation season,...

By Marilyn Stewart on Friday, July 17, 2020

To be in New Orleans is to feel its rhythm, its easy-going style, and its winsome love of celebration. Traditions are the heartbeat of the city, yet New Orleans is anything but traditional. Ministry in New Orleans - like the city - is rich and varied as God is at...

By Marilyn Stewart on Thursday, July 9, 2020

Apologetics and the zoo aren’t words typically heard together, but David Evans (Th.M. ’12, Ph.D. ’16) former Evangelism Team Leader for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board and now pastor of Springfield Baptist Church, Springfield, Tenn., knew they went hand-in-hand. “Why not do apologetics in the place where we...

By Marilyn Stewart on Monday, May 11, 2020

Outstanding student academic performance and faculty achievement in scholarship, research, and ministry were recognized by New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in the annual Celebration of Excellence event that marks the end of the academic year. The awards were announced online in lieu of a ceremony in Leavell Chapel due to COVID-19...

By Marilyn Stewart on Thursday, July 9, 2020

Affirming that women are an asset to the church and influencers in God’s Kingdom work, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College have introduced a series of new academic and campus life initiatives to better serve women. Tara Dew, adjunct professor of ministry to women and wife of NOBTS and...

By Gary D. Myers on Thursday, July 2, 2020

Noted scholar and theologian Tyler R. Wittman has been appointed to the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary faculty. Wittman will begin his role as assistant professor of theology on August 1. “We are absolutely thrilled to have Tyler Wittman and his family joining the NOBTS and Leavell College community to serve...

By Gary D. Myers on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) professor Rhyne Putman has been named the assistant vice president for academic affairs at Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge, Ark. The university, which is owned and operated by the Arkansas Baptist Convention, is Putman’s undergraduate alma mater. In addition to his administrative role, Putman...

By BP Staff on Saturday, May 30, 2020

Southern Baptist leaders have published a statement grieving the recent death of George Floyd and calling for the end of "racial inequity in the distribution of justice in our country." The statement, co-authored by SBC president J.D. Greear and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary president Jamie Dew was unanimously signed by...