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August 28, 2015
Students receive exhortation to know, understand God at fall convocation
By Alex Sibley

During Southwestern’s fall convocation service, Aug. 27, President Paige Patterson kicked off the new semester with an exhortation from Jeremiah 9. In verses 23-24, God declares that men should not boast in their wisdom, might or riches, but that they should rather boast that they know and understand Him. Patterson explained, “The most powerful thing in the world, the most knowledgeable thing in the world, is to know God and to understand His purposes in the world.”

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June 29, 2015
RAC camps offer summertime fun for children
By Katie Coleman

With summer in full swing, parents looking for fun activities for their children were able to take advantage of a week of football, basketball and soccer at the sports camp at Southwestern’s Recreation and Aerobics Center (RAC), June 8-11. Children in third through eighth grade participated in the four-day camp designed to introduce them to healthy and fun activities as well as teach them the fundamental skills of each sport. Jared Howard, director of the RAC, says the camp also gives campers a setting to “practice these skills in friendly, low-pressure competition.”

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July 31, 2015
Student takes 'Second Mile' effort to local church
By Katie Coleman and Alex Sibley

Luke Romans, a Master of Divinity student at Southwestern, leads an accountability group through the “young marrieds” Sunday school class at Birchman Baptist Church. Realizing that evangelism was the most important area in which they needed to grow, Romans started bringing his students along with him as he participated in Southwestern’s “Going the Second Mile” initiative, the seminary’s effort to evangelize every home within a two-mile radius of the campus. 

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August 14, 2015
Barry McCarty ‘converts,’ accepts teaching position at Southwestern
By Staff

Barry McCarty, who has served as the Southern Baptist Convention’s chief parliamentarian for nearly three decades, has accepted the position of professor of preaching and rhetoric at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Not previously identifying as a Southern Baptist, McCarty recently “converted” after observing the missional heart of Southern Baptists and the merits of the Baptist Faith and Message 2000. 

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