Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary will bring another in a long line of world-renowned theologians to the Baylor campus, when Dr. Ben Witherington III, professor of New Testament interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary, delivers the annual Parchman Endowed Lectures Oct. 2-4 in the seminary's Paul Powell Chapel. The lectures are free and open to the public.
Citing his effectiveness in mobilizing laity for missions involvement, Bill Brian has announced his intention to nominate (Truett Alum) Jeff Raines, associate pastor of First Baptist Church in Amarillo, for second vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
Some students' call to ministry is confirmed when they are undergraduates, but "they do not have becoming the pastor of a church in their sights," said David Garland, dean of Baylor's Truett Theological Seminary. "I think that the seminary, however, is now the setting where this calling is being heard and affirmed."
Waco, Tibet, Zambia. God-given purpose can be found and fulfilled in any of these places. At least that's what you'll hear at FOCUS, where Dr. Michael Stroope, associate professor at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, will be the keynote speaker this weekend.