Sept. 30 at NOBTS: Moore in Chapel at 11 a.m., Religious Liberty Conference at 7 p.m.

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Outside of time in class today and study, NOBTS students have two events today to look forward to and participate in. First up is a time of worship at 11 a.m. this morning, featuring Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission President Russell Moore. Continue reading

NOBTS caps 2013-2014 academic year with prison graduation

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Behind a guard house and fences, past a security checkpoint and through two remotely-operated gates, 22 students of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s Leavell College gathered May 23 for the last commencement ceremony of the seminary’s 2013-2014 academic year.

The students — all inmates of the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman — received associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in Christian ministry from Leavell College. Many were surrounded by family members and fellow inmate students, with representatives also on hand from the Mississippi Department of Corrections, Mississippi Baptist Convention and New Orleans Baptist Seminary. Continue reading

Kelley’s SBC report

NOBTS President Chuck Kelley issues his annual report to SBC messengers in Houston June 12.
NOBTS President Chuck Kelley issues his annual report to SBC messengers in Houston June 12.

HOUSTON—New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary President Chuck Kelley delivered a word of determination, innovation and growth to SBC messengers in his annual report June 12. Continue reading