Tag Archives: Logsdon School of Theology

RIGHTEOUS WOMEN SAVE THE DAY

By LORETTA FULTON Dr. George Knight would have been proud. Three of his former students were featured speakers for the annual George Knight Lectures Oct. 28-29 at Hardin-Simmons University. Theme for lectures was “Women of the Old Testament,” with Dr. Susan Pigott, Dr. Robert Ellis, and Dr. Meredith Stone delivering the lectures. Knight, a professor for years at Logsdon School

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LEARNING LIFE FROM THE DYING

HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY While Lynsi Johnson has learned much from her professors at Logsdon School of Theology and Hardin-Simmons University, she learns about life from the people she serves as a chaplain and the people she meets on the streets. “The dying and the homeless are two populations that could teach the world a lot about humility and compassion for life,”

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MIRYAM

By SUSAN PIGOTT Why did they name you Miryam, Bitter Sea? Did they know how bitter life would be eclipsed by your brothers? Little girl keeping watch over Moses’ basket on bloodied Nile waters. Fearless girl, bartering with Pharaoh’s daughter to pay your mother as wet nurse. Prophetess by the Sea of Reeds, leading the women singing and dancing, hand

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JEWISH HISTORY, BEAUTY CELEBRATED

  By LORETTA FULTON Saturday, Oct. 27, was an ugly day. Eleven people who were worshipping at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue were murdered by a gunman whose hatred of Jews suddenly turned deadly. In Abilene, far from Pittsburgh, there were reminders that total strangers mourned alongside the loved ones of the victims and other Jews in Pittsburgh. Paul Cornelius,

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A PUBLIC CONFESSION

(Editor’s Note: Meredith Stone, director of ministry guidance and instructor of Christian ministry and scripture at Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon School of Theology, was guest speaker for an April 4 presentation at First Central Presbyterian Church. She was introduced by Jacob Snowden, the church’s director of Christian education. Following is his “confession,” which served as an introduction.) By JACOB SNOWDEN I

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SEMINARIES, AND SEMINARIANS, FACE NEW CHALLENGES, HSU SPEAKER SAYS

    Photos courtesy Hardin-Simmons University By Loretta Fulton Usually, if a split occurs between a Baptist university and an affiliate state convention, it’s the university that fires the first shot. It wasn’t that way in 2005 when the Georgia Baptist Convention severed its ties with Mercer University, Dr. R. Alan Culpepper, retired dean of the McAfee School of Theology

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RWANDA NATIVE, HSU GRADUATE, SEEKING PARTNERS FOR MINISTRY

  HOW TO HELP If you have an interest in helping Venantie Uwishyaka, a Rwanda native who holds two degrees from Hardin-Simmons University, with her family counseling ministry in Rwanda, contact her by phone or email. She will be in the United States until late October when she will return to Rwanda. Uwishyaka earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from

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