Alumni and Friends Luncheon, Crossover Nashville, RAC Reopening

| Apr 26, 2021

"This Week on the Hill" is a weekly roundup of campus news, announcements, and events from Southwestern Seminary and Scarborough College.

SWBTS at SBC Annual Meeting

Planning to attend the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 13-16? Join us at the following events:

SWBTS Alumni and Friends Luncheon

You're invited to the Alumni & Friends Luncheon at the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting held at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville. The luncheon will be held on Wednesday, June 16, immediately following the morning session. This annual gathering of alumni and friends of SWBTS will feature updates from Seminary Hill, a report from President Adam W. Greenway, and presentations of the 2021 Distinguished Alumni awards. Register at

Crossover Nashville

Invest a week of your summer doing evangelism. Join the the SWBTS and Scarborough College Crossover team as we engage Nashville with the Gospel before the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting. The cost of participating in Crossover Nashville is fully covered and class credit is available. Email for more information or to register.


RevTalk June 2021

The Center for Church Revitalization is hosting a RevTalk prior to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. Make plans to join us for this event at FBC Donelson in Nashville. Register now!


RAC Reopening Update and Guidelines

The RAC has shifted to Phase III as of today, Monday, April 26. For details of the Phase III protocols please visit the RAC website.

On-Campus Jobs Available 

Southwestern Seminary has immediate job openings that are both full-time with benefits and part-time positions. Please review so you know what is available and share with your family and friends.

Visit to explore all available job openings and apply now.

Campus News

Former youth ministry professor Phil Briggs dies at 88

Phil Briggs, distinguished professor of student ministry and youth education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1971 to 2004, died on April 18. He was 88.

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‘Be the kind of leader that will help advance the Gospel,’ Richards exhorts

Noting that God defines “winning” differently than the world does, Jim Richards, executive director of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC), encouraged the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary chapel audience to consider what kind of leaders they want to be as they serve the church. 

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Duncan recognized for decades of music ministry service

Jon Duncan, senior professor of church music and worship at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, received the Baptist Church Music Conference’s Lifetime Ministry Achievement Award during its regional annual meeting in Shawnee, Oklahoma, April 19.

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