Charles Hodge and Robert Lewis Dabney: Lessons from Seminary, Secession, and Old School Presbyterianism

About a year ago the Lord graciously situated our family in the ministries here at Central Baptist Theological Seminary and Colonial Baptist Church. Having never lived in the South, I anticipated a learning curve in adjusting to the culture and climate of Virginia. While the former has been somewhat an easier acclimation than the latter (I’m still working on the humidity!), I’ve been seeking avidly to familiarize myself with the geography, history, and people of our new home.

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Alumnus Spotlight – Michael Wilburn

I recently had the opportunity to visit Lexington Baptist Church, pastored by Michael Wilburn (alumnus of Virginia Beach Theological Seminary). Located in the backyard of the Civil War and nestled in the mountains of central Virginia, Lexington Baptist Church is a thriving community of believers. After spending a morning with these brothers and sisters in Christ, I left refreshed – for several reasons:

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The Importance of an Accredited Online Seminary Degree

“I want to learn more about the Bible and prepare for more effective ministry. Now what?” Choosing a seminary can seem a bit overwhelming. There are often many issues to consider such as, where will I live? How will I support myself or my family? Which local church will I join? Is the seminary community a good fit for me and my family?

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Choosing a Seminary like a Tennis Pro

When I was growing up, I was an avid tennis player. My dad drove me to junior tournaments all around the state of Virginia. I loved it. And I wanted to win every time I stepped on the court! In order to keep winning, the time came when I needed a stronger serve, a better under-spin backhand, a better top-spin forehand, and a more powerful overhead volley.… I needed to take lessons from a professional.

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