Author: Communications

Thank You from Dr. David Platt of the IMB

President of the International Mission Board Dr. David Platt’s personal message to the Southeastern family:

We’re proud of you, you are taking the gospel to the nations and fulfilling the mission of seeing the Great Commission accomplished. You are what make our school a “going” school.


The Layered Hybrid

In Spring 2018, we will offer a new course format for Distance Learning Students.

  • This format gives you an opportunity to come to campus and experience face-to-face interaction with faculty and fellow students.
  • It allows you to join us in our weekly chapel services.
  • It helps you complete more credits per semester.  (OR “finish more credits per semester.”)

The new format is called the LAYERED HYBRID.

Each layered hybrid course last 6.5 weeks and combines 6 weeks of online coursework and 2.5 days of intensive in-class instruction. Course 1 begins online and concludes in class, while course 2 begins in-class and concludes online.… Read More...

Bayleaf Baptist Church Toy Chest | Nov 11

For the 23rd year in a row, Bay Leaf Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, helped Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary students bring Christmas presents home to their families. On Nov. 12, 2016 Bay Leaf volunteers greeted students with cheers and applause as they eagerly entered the gymnasium to find presents for their children among tables stacked high with toys.

We want to make sure each full-time student is able to take advantage of this incredible opportunity. In order to help Bayleaf in registration will be open on October 1 and the Toy Chest will be on Saturday, November 11 at 9:00am.… Read More...

Meet Executive Chef Virginia Spencer

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is welcoming its newest staff member to the team, Executive Chef Virginia Spencer. Spencer, who has been in the culinary profession for more than 16 years, will oversee Magnolia Kitchen, a newly renovated dining hall for students, faculty and staff in the Ledford Center. Learn more about her story and what she is looking forward to about her new role at Southeastern.

Do you mind telling me a little bit about yourself?

I was born in Houston, Texas. We moved to Dallas when I was 6 years old so I grew up in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.… Read More...

Tami Fitzgerald – Battleground NC: Marriage, Life and Religious Liberty in the Tar Heel State

Tami Fitzgerald, the executive director for NC Values Coalition, spoke at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) doctoral studies luncheon on Feb. 20.

Fitzgerald was the chairwoman of Vote FOR Marriage NC, the official referendum committee that passed the North Carolina Marriage Amendment and a lobbyist in the General Assembly on pro-family and business issues. She is an attorney licensed in North Carolina, Arizona and Oklahoma for over 22 years

Fitzgerald’s lecture titled “Battleground NC: Marriage, Life and Religious Liberty in the Tar Heel State” focused on the legal status in North Carolina on the topics of marriage, life and religious liberty.… Read More...

Snowy Campus Photo Contest

We had some fun on our snow day. Click through the pictures that were submitted for our snowy campus photo contest below. Our winners with eyes for pictures are: Sarahaalford, Ashleeajefferys and cmrainey; honorable mention goes to: joshwaulk.

Thanks to everyone who participated. We got some great shots of #SEcampus! Days like this are fun for a break but also for the joy of being together.

Photographers: Acwhit, artrainer, Ashleeajefferys, Bekahstoneking, Chasegreeson13, Cmrainey, Ghost_t22, joshwaulk, Kaylayne, Lucusjackson, Madison_erdmann, Markbelindia, Mariaaestes, Meridithcooper2, Michaelmatthews, officialryanthomas, Pbartuska, samorris8, Sarahaalford, Sarahhopeallen, sethSprings, Snbyrd17, Tylerbrown1890

Don Dancer Speaks on “Reflections on Institutional Governance”

IMG_0722Don Dancer spoke on “Reflections on Institutional Governance” at a Center for Faith and Culture Ph.D. luncheon on Dec. 4.

Dancer is a retired corporate attorney and currently teaches at Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, North Carolina.

He spoke on the importance of accountability and transparency in business and in the Church. He explored several ways to prepare for and improve best practices. Dancer encouraged organizations to anticipate challenges in governance and be prepared if difficulties arise.

Dancer believes transparency in pastoral staff is supposed to be beyond reproach is crucial to recognize and to diversify power and oversight.… Read More...

Video Announcements for the week of Oct 27, 2014

Video Announcement 10-27-2014 from Southeastern Seminary on Vimeo.

Bayleaf Toy Chest Ministry

The Annual Toy Chest Ministry at Bay Leaf Baptist Church coming up on Saturday, November 15th. This event is open to Southeastern students with children, and who are registered for at least 6 credit hours of classes. Brand new toys are on sale at 10% of the retail cost. Arrive by 8:30am to enter the raffle. Doors open at 9:00am. All money you spend at the Toy Chest goes to support the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering.

  • Saturday, November 15th
  • Arrive by 8:30am to enter the raffle
  • Bay Leaf Baptist Church

Student Life: Chili Cook-Off

Student Life is hosting the annual Chili Cook-off on Monday, November 3rd at 5:30pm in the Ledford Student Center.… Read More...

Library Workshops – Research 101 & 102

With papers due right around the corner, the Library will be re-running their Research 101 & 102 workshops for two weeks beginning November 3rd. Learn how to save time while researching, as well as what databases the library offers and how to search the efficiently. You can also set up a research appointment on the library web page for one on one help.

All will be in the Patterson Hall computer lab: PH118

Research 101

  • Nov. 3rd 5-6pm
  • Nov. 5th & 7th 10-11am

Research 102

  • Nov. 10th 5-6pm
  • Nov. 12th & 14th 10-11am

Video Announcements for the week of Oct. 20, 2014


Student Life: Coffee House

This Thursday night, October 23rd, Student Life is hosting a Lumber Jack & Jill BBQ Baker Bash. The event takes place in the Ledford Center from 6-8pm. Come wearing your flannel, boots, beards, and braids and enjoy the BBQ Baker food Bar. Don’t forget to enter the Best Beard contest!

  • October 23rd
  • 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Ledford Main Floor
  • Beard Contest

Connecting Point

This Monday, October 27th, the Women’s Life office is hosting a Connecting Point event with guest speaker Ashley Allen. Ashley will be discussing ways for women to use their gifts and abilities to serve and glorify God.… Read More...

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