Paige Patterson is president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. With more than 50 years of faithful service and ministry as a pastor, evangelist, professor, college president, seminary president, and denominational leader, Dr. Patterson travels throughout the United States and around the world, preaching in churches and sharing the life-changing message of the Gospel.

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Do Black Lives Matter?


President Obama and a host of other leaders seem unable to resolve the racial tensions in our country. And neither they nor a...

Supporting Perry – Supporting Us All


Am I rejoicing at Perry Noble’s forced departure from NewSpring Church in Anderson, South Carolina? I could scarcely believ...

Why Go To Bible College or Seminary?


“Training? You will not need any training! You just need a passion for the USA, for democracy, and a love for the fight. Wa...

Theology Matters: But Why Does Theology Matter?


Not all theology matters. Few today are absorbed in the Process Theology of Alfred North Whitehead, and almost no one would e...

Shall We Preach, or Shall We Teach?


The essential distinction between preaching and teaching in the New Testament is the difference between scuba diving, on the ...

Pokémon ‘lure party’ draws 6 people to Christ


When viewed through the augmented reality lens of “Pokémon Go,” Southwestern Seminary is home to three “gyms” and ne...

Southwestern team ministers to physical and spiritual needs in Haiti


In Creve, Haiti, drinking a glass of water often requires more than the turn of a faucet handle. For many people in the commu...

God makes the impossible possible on Japan mission trip


Because the Japanese are the second largest unreached people group in the world, there has been an influx of missionaries to ...

FIRST-PERSON: Concerning alcoholic beverages


References to wine are frequent in both the Old and New Testaments. The Masoretic text of the Old Testament employs the Hebre...

Annual Crossover efforts yield 105 professions of faith


ST. LOUIS, Missouri (SWBTS) – Brandon Kiesling, instructor of evangelism at Southwestern Seminary, says Crossover, the Sout...

The Anabaptists and Contemporary Baptists: Restoring New Testament Christianity

A study of the lives and theology of evangelical Anabaptists encourages a reader to dig deeper into the Bible, count the cost of discipleship to Jesus Christ, and commit oneself to engaging the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Revelation: The New American Commentary

Patterson writes with the strong conviction that preachers and pastors can grasp Revelation and expound it fruitfully. To that end he has written this commentary, and in doing so, interacts with with a wide array of interpreters of Revelation across the centuries.

Anatomy of a Reformation

"Anatomy of a Reformation: The Southern Baptist Convention, 1978-2004" describes how conservative leaders formulated a plan to return to its biblical roots, beginning with the election of memphis pastor Adrian Rogers as SBC president in 1979.

The Southern Baptist Conservative Resurgence

Having played an important role in the Conservative Resurgence of the Southern Baptist Convention, Paige Patterson outlines in these pages the history and nature of this renaissance in Southern Baptist life. He then shares his hope for Southern Baptists in years to come.