Towers Weekly for the week of March 21-25

Towers Weekly


  • Ancient Christian Forum to feature Phoenix Seminary professor: The Ancient Christian Forum will host a conversation with Southern alumnus Brian Arnold, assistant professor of Christian theology at Phoenix Seminary,  on Monday, March 28, 10 a.m. in the President’s Reception Room. Arnold will discuss his research interests in ancient Christianity and how they have enriched his ministry in both the church and academy. He will also speak on his academic journey, his dissertation, and his reflections on his time as a Ph.D student.
  • Mary Mohler to host spring Koinonia event: Mary Mohler invites all ladies and student wives in the SBTS/Boyce community to the Mohlers’ home for a special evening of fellowship at the last Koinonia event for the semester on Tuesday, March 29, 7 – 9 p.m. Women will meet in Heritage Hall for a craft and then head to the Mohlers’ house for dessert. Childcare registration is here
  • Prepare for the future at upcoming financial seminar: Stan Craig — pastor, financial professional, and expert on end-of-life planning — will speak at an upcoming financial seminar on Wednesday, March 30, 10 – 11:30 a.m. in Legacy 310. He will discuss legacy planning, financial literacy, and personal health and wealth planning. The first 25 seminar attendees will receive a free copy of Craig’s book, ForeTalk. Contact the Financial Aid Office at (502) 897-4206 with any questions. 
  • Southern Seminary to host Great Commission Summit: This year’s Great Commission Summit will challenge the Southern Seminary and Boyce College community to engage Islam on March 29-31. The Mathena Center for Church Revitalization and the Student Activities Office will host a panel on the pastor’s family in Heritage Hall on Tuesday, March 29 at 11:45 a.m, and the Jenkins Center is hosting two events March 30-31 to discuss Islam. The first 100 students at some of the sessions will receive a free meal. For more information or to RSVP, visit here
  • Attend upcoming Commonweal event: Students with a background in business are invited to a dinner and presentation on Friday, April 1, at 6:30 p.m. by The Commonweal Project for Christians in Business titled, “Are Riches and Righteousness at Odds? An Economic and Biblical Evaluation.” For more information, or to RSVP, contact Tyler Kirkpatrick. Space is limited, so respond by March 23.
  • Trillia Newbell to speak at Equip: Trillia Newbell, author of Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves, will share about how to minister to ladies struggling with fear at an Equip event on Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Heritage Hall. Lunch is provided and limited childcare is available. This event is free to SBTS and Boyce female students and student wives and $25 for guests.  Register here by Tuesday, March 29. 
  • Apply for an internship at the Mathena Center: Applications are open from March 14 to April 1 for the Mathena Internship in Church Revitalization. This year-long program instructs aspiring revitalization pastors in pastoral theology, healthy ecclesiology, and personal soul care. Brian Croft, senior fellow at the Mathena Center, and other guest speakers will host seminar sessions covering all three areas in both theology and practice. Selected students will be awarded 3 credit hours at the conclusion of the second semester. More information and the application can be found here
  • Apply for spouse or dependent discount for the 2016 Spring semester: If a student and their spouse or dependent were both enrolled in the 2016 spring semester, they may be eligible for a 50 percent refund of tuition fees. For more information, click here. Spouse Dependent Discount forms turned in to Accounting by April 6 will be processed by April 13. With questions, please contact Accounting at 897-4128.
  • Serve the city of Louisville at the 1937 Project: This year, Southern Seminary will host its largest community outreach effort, the 1937 Project, on Saturday, April 23. Last year, over 300 Southern and Boyce volunteers partnered with Mayor Greg Fischer’s office to serve the greater Louisville area. From demolition to painting to packing lunches, volunteers this year will have the opportunity to demonstrate their faith through service. Register before March 23 to receive a free study cup of coffee from Fifth & Broadway. All participants will receive a free 1937 t-shirt and free breakfast on the morning of the project. 
  • God & Politics: Southern Seminary will host a “God & Politics” conversation with R. Albert Mohler Jr. and veteran political journalist Cal Thomas, who will discuss current issues in American politics and voting. Registration is free and open to the public. The event will be held on Monday, April 25, at 7 p.m. in Alumni Memorial Chapel. RSVP today. 
  • “Don’t waste your summer” in 2016: Registration for summer SBTS courses is coming soon. Students can browse courses here. For advising help, contact Student Success.
  • Submitting announcements for Towers Weekly: Note the Towers Weekly email is distributed by the Communications office. You can submit announcements that have been approved by your department’s vice president or dean to the Communications office or Becky Williams by noon each Friday. For the March 28 Towers Weekly, please submit announcements by noon on Thursday, March 24. 

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