This year marked the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, and Southern Seminary celebrated the monumental anniversary in several ways throughout the year. The seminary released several publications, including a collection of Reformation-era writings; hosted a trip to various Reformation sites on the Land of Luther Tour, in conjunction with Southern Seminary and Ligonier Ministries; and held the Here We Stand conference, which featured various speakers, including Mark Dever, Ligon Duncan, and Steven Lawson.More Resources
In this program students learn how the gospel informs how we engage with one another socially, politically and economically.
The Worldview and Culture concentration is designed to prepare ministers to engage culture with a compelling Christian understanding of the world.
In 1892, Southern Seminary trustees established as the institution’s highest degree the doctor of theology (Th.D.), making SBTS one of the earliest free-standing schools offering a terminal research degree. The Seminary later adopted the practice of other schools and changed the degree to a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in the 1974-75 academic year. With 27 Ph.D. graduates in May 2017, the number of terminal research doctoral degrees conferred in the seminary’s history exceeded 2,000 graduates.
The Seminary Wives Institute held a gala on May 4 to recognize its 20th anniversary as a program at Southern Seminary. SWI dates back to 1997, when Southern Seminary first lady Mary Mohler first explored the program with a few faculty wives, intending to provide training for seminary wives.Learn More
This live stream event offers listeners to Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler’s The Briefing an opportunity to submit questions on topics ranging from ministry, theology, the Christian worldview, to politics, culture, philosophy, and more. This year Mohler hosted six Ask Anything Live sessions.
Southern Equip provides free, online resources, including articles, videos, and e-books, on topics ranging from counseling and pastoral issues to practical advice for those in various ministry positions. Southern Equip features resources from Southern Seminary faculty and alumni.
Southern Seminary continues to send students all over the United States and the world spreading the gospel. In 2017, 289 students in 14 global teams traveled to 13 different countries. In addition, five local teams served in various ways around the country, including hurricane disaster relief.
With over 5,000 students training for ministry at Southern, we have an historic opportunity. Will you partner with us in training ministers for more faithful service to the ends of the earth?