the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Schools & Programs

Schools & Programs

Southern Seminary combines robust theological education with practical training aimed at fulfilling the Great Commission.

Schools & Programs

Strategic Centers

Bevin Center for Missions Mobilization

Trains and mobilizes the Southern Seminary community in evangelism, missions, and church planting from the city of Louisville to the ends of the earth.

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Jenkins Center for the Christian Understanding of Islam

Brings a front-line exposure to Islam right into the heart of the seminary’s academic programs

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Dehoney Center for Urban Ministry Training

Facilitating healthy local church growth in the cities of the world.

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Center for Biblical Counseling

Ecouraging and equipping church leaders involved in biblical counseling.

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Provost - Randy L. Stinson

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Randy Stinson is senior vice president for academic administration at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He holds a master of divinity degree from Southeastersn Baptist Theological Seminary and master of theology and doctor of philosphy degrees from Southern Seminary. He is also senior fellow for the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.
A recognized authority on the subject of biblical manhood and womanhood, Stinson is a regular conference speaker on the subjects of raising masculine sons and feminine daughters, parenting, marriage and men’s leadership. He is the co-author of a Guide to Biblical Manhood and co-editor of Trained in the Fear of God: Family Ministry in Theological, Historical, and Practical Perspective.
He and his wife, Danna, have been married since 1991 and have seven children: Gunnar and Georgia (twins), Fisher, Eden, Payton, Spencer, and Willa.
In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing and encourages his children in their pursuits of baseball and tennis.

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Learn in Louisville or where you are.

We know that various circumstances prevent students from relocating to Louisville to train for ministry. Fortunately, Southern offers courses in a number of creative formats, allowing students to complete seminary degrees without needing to relocate, making Southern Seminary’s world-class theological education more accessible than ever.

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That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.