Good Foundations at the IMB

At the 2018 SBC annual meeting in Dallas, many Southern Baptists received a copy of the new IMB document, Foundations, at the IMB exhibit area. The document’s stated purpose is “to answer foundational questions of who we are and what we do with implication... Read More »

Top 5 SHP titles of 2017

Seminary Hill Press is the publishing arm of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, publishing works by the institution’s faculty and alumni. In 2017, the press produced multiple titles that would make great Christmas gifts for theologians and laypersons... Read More »

Popular articles of 2016 provides a range of helpful articles written by Southwestern faculty addressing topics such as preaching, ethics, apologetics, current events, church history, marriage, family, ministry and more. Below, you’ll find excerpts from some o... Read More »

Shall We Preach, or Shall We Teach?

The essential distinction between preaching and teaching in the New Testament is the difference between scuba diving, on the one hand, and snorkeling, on the other. In snorkeling, one observes the pristine beauty of the marine world with its variety of ichthyo... Read More »

The Rap on Rap

Recent furor over a panel discussion on rap at the NCFIC has ignited a controversy in the Christian cyber community. Tragedy is not lacking in some of what has been uttered. At the outset, I confess that I have neither the rhythm nor the quickness of mind to b... Read More »

Book Review: ‘2012 and the End of the World: The Western Roots of the Maya Apocalypse’

Editor’s Note: The following book review appears in Southwestern Journal of Theology, vol. 55, no. 1 (Fall 2012): 187-88. This particular issue focuses on “Scripture, Culture, and Missions.” For more information about the journal, or to subscribe, em... Read More »

Is It Greek to You? Interpreting Romans 16:7

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on BW Voices, the blog for, a website of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Women’s Programs. Greet Andronicus and Junia, my countrymen and my fellow prisoners, who are of ... Read More »

A Love that Endures: The Legacy of Ann, Sarah, and Emily Judson

Editor’s Note: On Feb. 19, 1812, newly-weds Adoniram and Ann Judson set sail with others as the first American foreign missionaries. Later this year, B&H will release “Adoniram Judson: A Bicentennial Appreciation of the Pioneer American Mission... Read More »

A Living Obituary

Editor’s note: This article first appeared on the blog BW Voices, part of the Biblical Woman website run by Southwestern’s Women’s Studies Programs. What would your obituary say if you were to die today? What would your legacy be? Would peopl... Read More »