Professors speak at Hawaiian lecture series

Matt Sanders has run the eight miles from his home to the church he pastors, Waialae Baptist Church, several times. His commute by car through traffic takes 30 minutes. Most people think of Hawaii as an exotic vacation destination with lei-clad dancers on white beaches. But Hawaii’s largest city, Honolulu, has the worst traffic congestion…

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Hundreds hear Patterson in Bolivia, accept Christ

More than 200 Bolivians professed faith in Christ last month as Southwestern President Paige Patterson preached the Word in conjunction with Word of Life Missions in the South American country of Bolivia. During the trip, 2,655 people heard the Gospel preached, and 225 made professions of faith. On May 25, Patterson—who was accompanied by First…

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Children’s Center camps provide fun summertime learning opportunities

Summer camps provide a chance for children to put down the iPads while making friends and learning new skills. Throughout the summer, the Naylor Children’s Center (NCC) will provide three week-long camps, offering opportunities for children to participate in fun and interactive educational activities with fellow children of seminary students. “We have a large home…

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Tom Elliff weds Diana Barber

Tom Elliff, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) International Mission Board (IMB), married Diana Barber on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, June 2. The wedding was performed by their six sons and sons-in-law. Both Elliff and Barber were married nearly 50 years each to spouses who now reside in heaven. Barber’s…

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