Category Archives for SWBTS

Evangelism Is Not A Spiritual Gift

April 11, 2017


By Matt Queen, Associate Professor of Evangelism and Associate Dean for Doctoral Programs

      Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Editor’s Note:  This article originally appeared at theologicalmatters.com and is used by permission.

The 1939 film adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz portrays the fantasy tale of Dorothy Gale’s journey to the Emerald City in order to inquire of its wizard the way home from Oz to Kansas. While on the yellow brick road to the city, she encounters and subsequently enlists a brainless Scarecrow, a hollow-chested Tin Man, and a cowardly Lion. In addition to Dorothy’s wish to go home, the Scarecrow desires a thinking brain; the Tin Man, a beating heart; and the Lion, ferocious courage. Continue reading

President Patterson Affirmed by SWBTS Trustees

October 24, 2014

by Ron F. Hale

The board of trustees of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary met on October 22nd and affirmed the leadership and evangelistic heart of Dr. Paige Patterson. This comes after board Chairman Steven James, of Lake Charles, Louisiana promised messengers in the Baltimore convention that an investigation would ensue.

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Podcast Episode 22

February 10, 2010

This week on the podcast, we discuss issues surrounding the allegations made by a Dallas area television station against Ed Young, Jr., and Fellowship Church. Joining us as our guest to help define some of those issues is Dr. John Mark Yeats. Dr. Yeats is assistant professor of church history at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and author, along with his SWBTS colleague Dr. Thomas White, of Franchising McChurch, a book that deals with issues of commercialism and “branding” among large contemporary churches. We went over our self-imposed time limit of half an hour, but hopefully listeners will find the discussion to be worth the time.

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