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SEBTS president delivers BPC chapel message Feb. 26

Dr. Hal Ostrander, Dr. David R. Smith, Dr. Daniel Akin
Dr. Daniel Akin, right, president of the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), is the special guest speaker for the Feb. 26 Chapel at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon. He is pictured here with Dr. Hal Ostrander, left, chair of the Division of Religion and Philosophy, and Dr. David R. Smith, BPC president. (Photos by E’Quain Rhodes)

By Kayla Oliver

BPC Marketing staff writer

 

MOUNT VERNON— Chapel at Brewton-Parker College is always meant to be a time of inspiration, fellowship, and the journey towards the fulfillment of God’s word. However, on Tuesday, Feb. 26, BPC students were addressed by a speaker who challenged them to take God’s word to those who have never heard it before.

             

Dr. Daniel Akin, Cole Morris
Dr. Daniel Akin, left, speaks to a BPC student Cole Morris, who studying in the Division of Religion and Philosophy, following Chapel Feb. 26.

Dr. Daniel Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), delivered a message primarily focusing on the importance of mission work as followers of Christ. Dr. Akin’s lecture was part of a larger series known as the Horton Lectures, which was offered last week on BPC’s Mount Vernon campus.

             

Dr. Akin and his wife, Charlotte, have four sons who are all involved in the ministry. Their sons, Nathan, John and Paul, attend seminary and their son, Tim, is involved in missionary work.

             

Worship through song was provided by BPC faculty and staff, Dr. Don Wallace, professor of communication, and Karl Hay, chief information officer.

             

Brewton-Parker College is the only four-year accredited Christian college in south Georgia.

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Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM