Southeast Asia mission trip meeting, summer classes, and more

| May 23, 2022

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


Attend Southeast Asia mission trip interest meeting

Sitting in the heart of Southeast Asia’s busiest trading route, Malaysia has become a land where global cultures collide. Though protective of Islam, Malaysia is a multi-ethnic and multi-religious country in which God’s people are finding creative ways to faithfully steward the Gospel.

Join the World Missions Center on June 1 at 1:00 p.m. to hear about an opportunity to serve in Malaysia this fall. To receive the Zoom link please email

Summer course on C.S. Lewis' life and thought

Are you looking for a special topics course this summer? Register for "The Life and Thought of C.S. Lewis" with Harry Poe, professor of faith and culture at Union University. This course will explore the breadth of the writings of C. S. Lewis including his fiction, apologetics, literary criticism, devotional writings, and essays in their historical setting.


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.

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

Making an investment around the world: The Southwestern story of Charles Wolcott

To listen to 87-year-old retired Lt. Col. Charles Wolcott (’64) speak of his life and ministry experiences is to listen to a man filled with joy and gratitude.

When the Refugio, Texas, native graduated with Bachelor of Arts degrees in English, history, and religion from Baylor University in 1957, the new father moved his first wife, Norma, and their two-month-old daughter to the Dallas-area to begin serving at the then-Annuity Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

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Evangelism on purpose: How Joshua Crisp makes evangelism a priority at his midwestern church

Gary Wells isn’t the kind of man you’d think would thrive on a mission trip to Kenya where evangelism was front and center. Reserved and quiet, he wasn’t accustomed to regularly sharing his faith.

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Ministry among the rank and file: Brandon Denning’s service to God and country

On the Virginia side of the Potomac River, overlooking Washington, D.C., and the nation's tributes to the fallen of World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars, Arlington National Cemetery serves as a silent reminder freedom comes with a cost. 

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