Spring Semester 2016 Awards Chapel Recap | May 10, 2016

During chapel on Tuesday, May 10, Southeastern honored several students with awards and certificates. Southeastern is proud of the accomplishments of our students, and this semester’s awardees have shown excellence both in the classroom and in their daily lives.

Before the announcement of the awards, Chapel attendees were led in worship by Southeastern students and Dr. Joshua Waggener.


Dr. Danny Akin also recognized Sheldon Alexander for his 27 years of service to Southeastern as the Registrar, Associate Vice President for Academic Support and Alumni Communication Specialist. Sheldon will retire this summer.

Read below for a list of the students honored this semester during awards chapel.… Read More...

Asian Heritage Month

Angel Jimenez, an ambassador for admissions and the Kingdom Diversity Initiative, shares a brief history and description of Asian Heritage Month:

May 10th, 1869 marks a great day in U.S. history. The transcontinental railroad was completed which placed the country in an unprecedented success. Not only could people travel coast to coast in a week, but cargo of all types were now reaching areas that had been closed off to the rest of the nation. Businesses and the economy boomed as this great engineering feat transformed the country. Goods were not the only thing to travel across the rails; intellect and ideology also traveled to new parts of the country, ideology that would help shape the future of the nation.… Read More...

Did You Know? | The Share Shop


One of the many ways that our student body is blessed is through Southeastern’s Auxiliary Ministry, The Share Shop. Students fill the Share Shop with household items and clothing than they need to give away, and in turn, are able to shop for free. From coffee mugs, to lamp shades, to shoes and clothes for all ages, the Share Shop is an invaluable part of the Southeastern family.

The Share Shop is open weekly on Tuesday from 5-8pm, Wednesdays from 10am-1pm, and Saturdays from 9am-1pm. Donation hours are Monday – Saturday from 8am-8pm, unless offices are closed. You can find the Share Shop at 100/102 Hipps Drive, right across from Wake Forest High School.… Read More...

Did You Know?

Did you know that the Copy Center has some great resources that many students don’t even know about? Students can copy, laminate, bind, scan, and so much more! Don’t forget about some of the FREE services offered as well!

No matter what you need, the Copy Center student workers are here for you – but make sure you give them 48 hours to complete your project as they operate on a first come, first served basis.

Black and White                     

Singled Sided: $.05
Double Sided: $.08
SS 11×17: $.10
DS 11×17: $.12


SS: $.25
DS: $.35
SS 11×17: $.30
DS 11×17: $.40

Thesis Paper:







1-10 sheets: free
11+: $1.00
Books 1-10 pages: $1.00
Books 11+ pages: $2.00


1-100 sheets: free
101-500 sheets: $1.00
501-1,000 sheets: $2.00


1 per page: free
2 or more: $.01 per cut

Free Services

Colored Paper
Card Stock
Mail Tracking


Receiving: free (919-761-2313)
Local: $1.00
Long Distance: $1.50

Email your documents to the Copy Center at locker@sebts.edu to get started today!… Read More...

Students Recognized for Academic Achievements at Southeastern’s Awards Chapel

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary held its academic awards chapel on Thursday, December 3, to honor students who have completed requirements for diplomas and certificates through Southeastern’s certificates program and Biblical Women’s Institute.

Provost Bruce Ashford recognized the students who
represented ten different locations around the world. Bryan Douglas Kempton was awarded the certificate of worship ministry from Southeastern’s certificates program. The Biblical Women’s Institute recognized Amanda Hastings Smith from Douglas, Georgia, for her completion of the diploma in women’s studies and Amber Joy Harper from Louisville, Mississippi, for completing an advanced certificate in women’s studies.


Several students were awarded the certificate in women’s studies, including Amy Duncan of Vacaville, California, LaQuisha M.… Read More...

$6,946 for Justice

Photo credit: Danny Cary

Psalm 99:4 says “The King in his might loves justice.” We serve a God who loves justice, and as his children we are called to see that justice on earth. With 35.8 million men, women and children unjustly bound by slavery across the globe, the Church cannot simply sit back in ignorant bliss.

With this conviction heavy on their hearts, the Student Life Office at Southeastern decided to provide students with an opportunity to learn about human trafficking and actually do something about it through their gifts and prayers. Coinciding with the heartbeat of Southeastern to bring the gospel to people both near and far, the Student Life Office decided to support two organizations that are on the front lines of the fight against human trafficking both locally, through JusticeMatters, and abroad, through the International Justice Mission.


Chris & Hannah Castorena: Is Christ Worth Leaving Everything?

Is Christ worth leaving everything?Chris & Hannah 1

This is the question Chris and Hannah Castorena were asking themselves just over a year ago as they considered the implications of the Lord calling them to the nations.

Having met in Baptist Student Ministry during their undergrad career, the Castorenas had developed a comfortable life for themselves in their home state of Texas. Chris was serving at a local church doing college ministry part time while also serving as an intern with their campus ministry.

“God was really blessing our ministry there,” added Chris.But in December 2013, while attending the CROSS conference in Louisville, Kentucky with their students, Chris and Hannah’s hearts were turned to the international mission field in a way they couldn’t simply ignore. 


Dr. Eccher on the Local Church, Investing in Students & the Great Commission

For a man whose blond tips stand out amongst a crowd and who claims that his favorite color is “bright,” Dr. Stephen Eccher’s stylistic preferences aren’t the only thing that he’s bold about. After sitting down with him this week, three major things became incredibly evident about Dr. Eccher.
1. He’s passionate about the local church.
As a proud members of Open Door Church, Dr. Eccher challenges students to “take very, very seriously their involvement and membership in the local church.”
“Without that, we get lost here,” Eccher added. “If we study history, theology, philosophy, ethics, etc., and if those things remain confined to theory and head knowledge, it is of no benefit either to the Kingdom or to ourselves.”
“When you find a local church, be committed to it, love it,” urged Eccher. 

Sean Robinson: Living Life on Mission from Raleigh to San Diego

Just two years ago, Sean Robinson made the move to Southeastern to begin working on his MDiv in Missiology. Since then, he has woven himself into several key roles on campus: he’s a Campus Ambassador, a Resident Assistant, this year’s GenSend Campus Mobilizer, and a member of the Kingdom Diversity committee. Robinson’s passion and purpose are clear: he’s a man eager to make disciples wherever he goes.

Sean RobWhat brought you here to Southeastern?

Well, I love missions, partly because of what my Dad does — he’s been doing missions for 40 something years now. As I was sharing my desire to study missions with one of his friends who is a missionary in Thailand, she said, “If you want to study missions, there’s no better place to go than Southeastern.” So, I came down here for Preview Day with my dad, and just through that visit and seeing the heart for the Great Commission here, I was sold.… Read More...

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