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Gignilliat and Robertson Earn SoCon All-Conference Awards
Two Samford employees have earned Southern Conference (SoCon) 2019 All-Conference Faculty and Staff Awards. Beeson Divinity School Professor Mark S. Gignilliat received the faculty award. Ginger Robertson, administrative assistant in the Brock School of Business Department of Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Management and Executive Education received the staff award. 
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‘Serve the purpose of God in this generation,’ Elijah Brown Tells Samford’s Beeson Divinity Graduates
“David served the purpose of God in his generation,” Baptist World Alliance (BWA) General Secretary Elijah Brown told the 31 graduates of Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School during its commencement and service of consecration Dec. 7. Like David, “you can serve the purpose of God in this generation.” 
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‘We must always be reforming,’ says theologian Kevin Vanhoozer during Beeson Divinity School’s 30th annual Reformation Heritage Lectures
Each year, Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School sponsors the Reformation Heritage Lectures during Reformation Week featuring a world-renowned scholar. This year's presenter was Kevin J. Vanhoozer, research professor of systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. 
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Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School Receives Million-dollar Grant to Create New Thriving Pastors Program
Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School has received a million-dollar grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the Enhancing the Mission: Beeson Divinity School and Thriving Pastors program.  
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Prominent Protestant Theologian Kevin J. Vanhoozer to Give 30th Annual Reformation Heritage Lectures Oct. 30-31
Beeson Divinity School will host renowned Christian theologian Kevin J. Vanhoozer for the 30th annual Reformation Heritage Lectures.  
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Author, Missionary Nik Ripken Recounts the Martyrdom Story of Bishop Haik during Go Global
Nik Ripken, Southern Baptist missionary and author of The Insanity of God, spoke on what Christians in the U.S. can learn from the persecuted church during Beeson Divinity School’s Go Global Missions Emphasis’ community worship service, Tuesday, Oct. 2.  
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Beeson Divinity School’s Inaugural Anglican Theology Conference Receives International Attention
Beeson Divinity School’s inaugural Anglican Theology Conference, Sept. 25-26, was an international event, drawing Anglicans from Kenya, Egypt, Hong Kong, the South Pacific, Canada and the United Kingdom to Samford University to discuss the question posed by the conference, “What is Anglicanism?”