Southwestern professors recognized for articles on childhood evangelism, baptism
FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) – The Associated Christian Press (ACP) and the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) recently recognized writers from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary for works published in 2010.
The ACP gave the Award of Excellence to The Alabama Baptist for “Baptizing Children.” This series of articles was written by Southwestern Seminary president Paige Patterson; Malcolm B. Yarnell III, associate professor of systematic theology; Karen Kennemur, assistant professor of children’s ministry; Kelly King, adjunct faculty member for women’s programs; Joy Cullen, adjunct faculty member; and Waylan Owens, dean of the Terry School of Church and Family Ministries.
Additionally, the EPA recognized Owens for the article he contributed to this series in The Alabama Baptist, titled “Preparing a child’s heart to respond to Christ.” The association ranked Owens’ article as first place among evangelism articles in their 2011 Higher Goals Awards. His article competed with work in nationally known publications like Christianity Today.