By Bob bunn on Monday, November 15, 2021

People come to seminaries—including New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College—for a variety of reasons. Some are drawn to a particular field of study. Others want to live in a specific part of the country. Each has his or her own reasons, and each follows God’s leading and direction. Smith...

By Bob Bunn on Monday, November 15, 2021

Some people spend years trying to find a job they love. Then, there are people like Dr. Jim Parker, who has multiple positions that feed into his passions. Parker has made an enormous impact at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College for more than a decade, both in...

By Gary D. Myers on Friday, November 12, 2021

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary announced the appointment of Greg Wilton as the next dean of Leavell College Nov. 12. Wilton will begin the role at Leavell College Jan. 1, 2022. Wilton comes to Leavell College from Send Relief, where he served as national director for immigrants and refugees. During his...

By Marilyn Stewart on Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Dr. Bill Warren, NOBTS professor of Greek and New Testament and bivocational pastor of Jacob’s Well Church in Pass Christian, Mississippi, was named the 2021 Bivocational Pastor of the Year at the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board annual meeting Oct. 27. John Pace, Mississippi Baptist Convention Board (MBCB) Director of...

By Marilyn Stewart on Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Jamie Dew, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College president, guided discussion for a panel addressing sex trafficking at the school’s Leavell Chapel Oct. 28. Dew called the issue easy to overlook but dangerous to ignore. Panel participants included Kay Bennett, Send Relief Missionary and executive director of New...

By Marilyn Stewart on Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Counting gospel conversations was never the end goal for New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College’s Caskey Center scholarship program that requires students to share the gospel weekly. The point was to lead others to faith. But seven years into the program, Caskey scholarship recipients recently crossed the...

By Gary D. Myers on Monday, October 18, 2021

The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College trustees elected Greg Mathias to the faculty, approved curriculum adjustments, and welcomed 12 new trustees during their fall meeting Oct. 12 and 13. In addition, NOBTS and Leavell College President Jamie Dew gave the trustees a tour of campus housing to share...

By Marilyn Stewart on Friday, October 15, 2021

Central Ohio may be a long way from a port or a shoreline, but a church there, where four NOBTS graduates are serving, has its eyes on the ends of the earth. Rob (M.Div. ‘10) and Marci Hare (M.A.C.E. ’08) made First Baptist Church of Heath, Ohio home eight years ago...