FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) – Eight professors will be installed in academic chairs during a special chapel service at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 12.
The chapel service begins at 10:50 a.m. The public and media are invited to attend.
An academic chair is an fully endowed teaching post in which the professor’s salary has been provided through the generous support of donors. Academic chairs are named after prominent professors in a specific field of ministry or other historical personalities in the life of Southern Baptists and Southwestern Seminary.
In the ceremony, Southwestern Seminary President Paige Patterson will install the following faculty members into their respective chairs:
Wayne Robertson, pastor of Morningside Baptist Church in Valdosta, Ga., will deliver the chapel sermon following the installation ceremony. For more information on Southwestern Seminary’s chapel schedule and speakers, log onto www.swbts.edu/events/chapel_schedule.cfm.