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AKIN, DUKES, AND ALLEN TO PREACH IN R.G. LEE CHAPEL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 20, 2012


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Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary president Daniel Akin preaches in the R.G. Lee Chapel.

Students, faculty, and staff of The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville excitedly look forward to welcoming Daniel Akin, Jimmy Dukes, and Richie Allen to chapel services from January 30 to February 1.

Akin, who serves as the president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 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. He will be preaching January 30.

Akin has served in senior leadership positions in the Southern Baptist Convention as well as Criswell College, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has authored numerous articles and several 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 to churches in North Carolina, Texas, Florida, Alabama, and Virginia, and is known for having a heart for missions and evangelism.

Former Director of Theological Education for the Florida Baptist Convention and a longtime friend of BCF, Dukes received his Bachelor of Arts from Delta State University in 1969, his Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) in 1979, and his Th.D. from NOBTS in 1983. He serves as the Associate Dean for Innovative Learning and a Professor of New Testament and Greek at NOBTS. He will preach in the R.G. Lee Chapel on January 31.

Allen founded LINC-UP Missions, Inc., a ministry organization that mobilizes churches in the United States for church-planting partnerships in Brazil, as well as other unreached places of the earth. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Theology from BCF in 1993, his Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages from SWBTS in 1995, and his Doctor of Ministry degree from SWBTS in 2002.

Allen has a rich history with BCF, having served as a trustee and fostering a fruitful partnership between BCF and LINC-UP Ministries. He will be preaching February 1.

For more information about BCF and the 10:00 a.m. chapel services, call 800-328-2660 or visit baptistcollege.edu.


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New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Associate Dean for Innovative Learning Jimmy Dukes preaches in the R.G. Lee Chapel.

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LINC-UP Missions, Inc. founder and BCF alumnus Richie Allen preaches in the R.G. Lee Chapel.

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