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Students, faculty, and staff at The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville look forward to welcoming Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) President Daniel “Danny” Akin to chapel on January 24, 2022. Akin will be the guest preacher on the first day of the spring semester in the R. G. Lee Chapel beginning at 9:30 a.m.

No stranger to BCF, Akin consistently challenges and encourages students in their pursuit of theological education. A champion of learning and servant leadership, Akin received his Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Criswell College in 1980, his Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) in 1983, and his Ph.D. in Humanities from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1989.

In addition to serving faithfully as president of SEBTS since 2004, Akin has served in many senior leadership positions within the Southern Baptist Convention, Criswell College, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has authored numerous articles and books including Five Who Changed the World, A Theology for the Church, Discovering the Biblical Jesus, and Epistles of John, appearing in the New American Commentary. Throughout his ministry, Akin has provided sound guidance and served churches in North Carolina, Texas, Florida, Alabama, and Virginia, and is known for having a heart for missions and evangelism.

For more information about the exciting BCF chapel services held in the R. G. Lee Chapel, call 800-328-2660 or visit baptistcollege.edu. Chapel services are currently open to the public.