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The Relationship Between the Local Church and the Seminary

by Danny Thursby What should be the relationship between the local church and seminary? Charles Spurgeon’s Pastors’ College serves as a guide and inspiration for GBTS in many ways. Obviously, there is much to learn from Surgeon’s ministry at the Pastors’ College, but it is the relationship between the college and his church, The Metropolitan […]

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Pastoral Hardships

by Billy Crow Spurgeon in Distress The pastor is certainly not immune to pain.  Some of the greatest sermons from one of the greatest preachers were born from times of great distress.  Note the words of Charles Spurgeon: “Some of you may be in great distress of mind, a distress out of which no fellow-creature […]

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GBTS Values

by Danny Thursby To know Grace Bible Theological Seminary (GBTS) you must understand the values that inform and shape our ministry. The following characteristics are not unique to GBTS as there are, thankfully, several seminaries that share these emphases or have even been exemplars to follow. We do not desire to be unique for the […]

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Such a Time as This: Introducing Grace Abounding

by Allen S. Nelson IV Most of us are familiar with Mordecai’s question to Esther in Esther 4:14 – “And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” It seems to me that Mordecai had a healthier understanding of God’s providential care for His people than many […]

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How COVID-19 Can Change Your Family Culture for the Better

by Taylor Walls We live in uncertain times and a lot of families have had their lives changed by COVID-19, and sadly some families will never be the same after this is all said and done. We have been given a lot more time to be at home—out of work and without being able to […]

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