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  • Mohler elected VP of Evangelical Theological Society

    by SBTS Staff, posted Friday, November 16, 2018 (29 days ago)

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    DENVER (BP) -- R. Albert Mohler Jr. has been elected as vice president of the Evangelical Theological Society, effective immediately following this year's Nov. 13-15 annual meeting in Denver.

    Mohler was elected as vice president with no objections from fellow scholars at the 70th annual ETS meeting. He is the third representative in the last 15 years from Southern Seminary to serve as vice president of ETS, following Thomas R. Schreiner and Bruce A. Ware.

    Schreiner, Southern Seminary's James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament, was ETS vice president in 2012 and president in 2013.

    Ware, SBTS T. Rupert and Lucille Coleman Professor of Christian Theology, was vice president of ETS before becoming president in 2009. Read More

  • Mohler's 25 years at Southern Seminary celebrated

    by SBTS Communications, posted Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (2 months ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's trustees presented a resolution of appreciation to R. Albert Mohler Jr. to celebrate his 25th anniversary as president of the institution during a special chapel service Oct. 9.

    A sermon by Atlanta-area pastor James Merritt and reflections from Mohler, who became the seminary's president in 1993, also were part of the celebration at the Louisville, Ky., campus.

    Trustee vice chairman and North Carolina pastor Clint Pressley presented the resolution, reading the text to a filled-to-capacity Alumni Memorial Chapel. Mohler received the framed ... Read More

  • Q&A: Mohler reflects on 25 yrs. at Southern Seminary

    by SBTS Communications, posted Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (2 months ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- On the occasion of his 25th anniversary as Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's president, R. Albert Mohler Jr. sat down for a wide-ranging conversation about cultural challenges, theological education, the Southern Baptist Convention and his tenure as the ninth president of the SBC's oldest seminary.

    "When I came here as a student, I definitely came wanting to do a Ph.D. I wanted to be, and felt called to be, a theologian and a preacher of the Word," Mohler said. "I wanted to be deeply involved in apologetics. And I assumed that would be in the pastorate. But I knew that it ... Read More

  • TRUSTEES: ERLC names Mohler, Waggoner for key awards

    by Tom Strode, posted Thursday, September 06, 2018 (3 months ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Trustees of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission approved a seminary president and a courtroom advocate as recipients of the Southern Baptist entity's 2018 awards Wednesday (Sept. 5) during their annual meeting.

    The ERLC board unanimously endorsed R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, for the Distinguished Christian Service Award and Kristen Waggoner of Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) for the Religious Liberty Award.

    The trustees -- in their meeting at the SBC Building in Nashville -- also unanimously: Read More

  • Mohler confronts SBC's 'horrifying #MeToo moment'

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, May 24, 2018 (6 months ago)

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    LOUSVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- R. Albert Mohler Jr. has labeled turmoil in the Southern Baptist Convention the SBC's "own horrifying #MeToo moment" and said it stems from "an unorganized conspiracy of silence" about sexual misconduct and abuse.

    "Judgment has now come to the house of the Southern Baptist Convention," Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, wrote in a May 23 internet commentary. "The terrible swift sword of public humiliation has come with a vengeance. There can be no doubt the story is not over." Read More

  • Mohler tells NRB of 'new regime of invented rights'

    by Kenneth Chan, posted Friday, May 04, 2018 (7 months ago)

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    WASHINGTON (BP) -- The liberties enshrined in the Constitution are today "confused, contorted, and sometimes even condemned," R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, said at the National Religious Broadcasters' First Amendment Lunch in Washington on May 3.

    "Religious freedom, freedom of speech and the freedom of the press -- along with the other rights recognized and respected within the Bill of Rights -- are all threatened even as other rights are marginalized," Mohler said during the NRB gathering on Capitol Hill sponsored by In Touch Ministries. Read More

  • At UCLA, Mohler tackles 'Ask Anything' questions

    by Aaron Cline Hanbury, posted Wednesday, March 07, 2018 (9 months ago)

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    LOS ANGELES (BP) -- One UCLA student asked about the Christian understanding of gender and transgenderism. Another asked R. Albert Mohler Jr. why God allows "80 percent" of the world's population to spend eternity in hell. Yet another student asked about Christians participating in stem cell research and therapies.

    In all, Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, answered questions as varied as the people in the room.

    In the second stop on an Ask Anything Tour -- a series of question-and-answer forums with Mohler on university campuses around the United States -- an estimated 1,000 students crammed into a conference space in UCLA's Carnesdale Commons, with overflow spaces streaming the session on TV screens. The first stop on the tour was the University of Louisville in February. Read More

  • Reformation yields Gospel unity, Mohler tells conf.

    by SBTS Communications, posted Tuesday, November 07, 2017 (one year ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- On the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's nailing of his famous 95 Theses to the castle church door in Wittenberg, Germany, R. Albert Mohler Jr. addressed Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's "Here We Stand" conference.

    The gathering of theologians and pastors to celebrate and reflect on the the Protestant Reformation's quincentennial was sponsored by Southern Seminary, Reformed Theological Seminary and Ligonier Ministries, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Southern's Alumni Chapel in Louisville, Ky. Read More

  • Serve the 'children of light,' Mohler tells grads

    by S. Craig Sanders, posted Friday, May 15, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- God calls ministers of the Gospel to affirm the church and serve its members faithfully, R. Albert Mohler Jr. said in the commencement address to graduates of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

    During commencement exercises on the seminary lawn, 297 master's and doctorate students received their degrees May 14. A week earlier, 107 Boyce College graduates received certificate, associate and bachelor's degrees in a commencement that marked the first time a child of a Southern Seminary president, Christopher Mohler, graduated from the institution. Read More