Christianity and pop culture event: James Parker and IDEA will host the event “Christianity, Comic Books, and Pop Culture” tonight at 7 p.m. in Heritage Hall. Comic book artist and Southern Seminary Ph.D. student Chad Nuss will display artwork from his forthcoming comic book, The Silence. He also will give a presentation on the storyline, characters, and the philosophical and theological themes from the book with an outline of his apologetical strategy for using comic books to communicate the gospel.
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.
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 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.
Plummer to deliver Commonweal luncheon lecture: On Wednesday, March 30, 11:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m., New Testament interpretation professor Robert L. Plummer will present a Commonweal lecture titled “Dr. Seuss and Divine Oracles: Economic Lessons in Wisdom Literature.” Lunch is free for the first 80 students, faculty, and staff in Heritage Hall. Please register here. The first 20 registrants will receive an 8GB USB drive.
Follow up after What’s the Word Forum: Continue the conversation from the last What’s the Word Forum at The Meet Up in Founders’ Cafe on Wednesday, March 30, at 10 a.m. The goal of this time will be to intentionally create a space for engaging in cross-centered conversations about race and racial reconciliation.
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.
Donate books: Southern Seminary will be hosting a used book sale during T4G for pastors, students, and gospel leaders, April 11-15. Please donate Christian books to help complete our bookstore. The donation drop-off is located in the Lifeway book store in the Honeycutt Campus Center. The deadline for all donations is April 1. For large donations or questions, please contact Lindsay Edwards.
“Don’t waste your summer” in 2016: Registration for Summer courses begins today. Depending on your degree progress, you will be able to start registering for summer courses within the next three weeks. Check here for registration schedule.
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.