Job opportunities, SBC Alumni & Friends Luncheon, and more

| May 16, 2022

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


Now hiring for on-campus positions

Southwestern Seminary is hiring for various positions, including the following:

Help us spread the word about these openings. The Campus Clinic is also hiring an RN or Medical Assistant, PRN (as needed). Contact the clinic, 817-921-8880, for more information.


New summer class options

This summer you have the unique opportunity to study under some of our visiting professors. One example is Thomas Nettles’ course Baptist Heritage, offered May 23-27. The course is a survey of the historical basis of Baptist thought and practice from its inception to the present. Under consideration shall be the major theological issues addressed by Baptists, Baptist ecclesiology, and leading Baptist figures. Special attention shall be given to the Southern Baptist Convention and its Cooperative Program and agencies.

Dr. Nettles is a widely respected scholar of Baptist history and previously served on the Southwestern Seminary faculty. He co-authored with L. Russ Bush, Baptists and the Bible, a groundbreaking work in Baptist history, which was reprinted by Seminary Hill Press in 2020.

Register for SBC Alumni & Friends Luncheon

Are you making plans to attend the SBC Annual Meeting in Anaheim this June? Join us at our SBC Alumni & Friends Luncheon on June 15 at 12 p.m. All attendees will receive a copy of The Authority and Sufficiency of Scripture, edited by Adam W. Greenway and David S. Dockery.

Campus News

How to be pro-life every day

The sanctity of human life is a foundational principle in Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation. Humans are created in the image of God and have worth, regardless of utility or disability or vulnerability (Genesis 1:26; Psalm 139). The people of God are called to stand up and speak out for the vulnerable in our midst (Micah 6:8). So how can we do that in practical ways in our communities? Here are four ways to be pro-life every day:

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How to get parents involved with their teenage children

After high school graduation, about half of youth group members walk away from the church, about forty percent become adult pew sitters who make little difference for the kingdom, and about ten percent follow Christ as disciples who impact the kingdom.

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Southwestern ‘getting stronger every day,’ alumni and friends hear at final ‘Southwestern Nights’ event

The state of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is “getting stronger every day,” President Adam W. Greenway told the gathering of the institution’s alumni and friends at the largest and final Southwestern Nights spring event on May 10. Held at Prestonwood Baptist Church, the Dallas-area event featured a panel discussion with Southern Baptist Convention leaders Jack Graham and O.S. Hawkins, both distinguished alumni of the seminary.

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Programas educativos hispanos alcanzan con el Evangelio a Texas y a las naciones

Cuando Fernando Mangieri, nativo de Argentina, se inscribió como estudiante en la Maestría en Estudios Teológicos (Master of Theological Studies, MET) en los Programas Hispanos del seminario Southwestern, lo hizo motivado por el “deseo de seguir creciendo y aprendiendo” y de ser “más eficiente” como pastor asociado en la Iglesia Bautista Prestonwood en Español en Plano, Texas.

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Hispanic Programs advance Gospel in Texas and to the nations

When Argentine-native Fernando Mangieri enrolled as a Maestría en Estudios Teologicós (Master of Theological Studies, MET) student in the Hispanic Programs at Southwestern Seminary, it was because of a “desire to continue growing and learning” and to be “more efficient” in his role as the associate pastor at Prestonwood Baptist Church en Español in Plano, Texas.

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