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Is this true??? Tennessee Temple is closing???

Discussion in 'Baptist Colleges & Seminaries' started by Greektim, Mar 3, 2015.

  1. Greektim

    Greektim Well-Known Member

    May 22, 2010
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  2. preachinjesus

    preachinjesus Well-Known Member
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    Feb 9, 2004
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    The fundamentalist culture that helped develop these schools during the mid-point of last century is no longer significant. Couple that with diminishing vision of what a Bible college stands for, there is little left to support these schools.

    Some will continue, BBC in Missouri particularly, but this is another example of the shifting moves. Most have transitioned to "university" models as well.

    Tennessee Temple has had some leadership issues over the past several years and that doesn't help in the current culture.
  3. Tom Bryant

    Tom Bryant Active Member

    Apr 13, 2006
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    It's sad for this '81 alumnus. 3 issues doomed it. 1) Lack of leadership after Dr. Roberson died; 2) Becoming affiliated with the SBC when its history was the independent ranks. So it lost its identity among independents without any connection with the SBC 3) Trying to get re-established with a church (which is and was a good church) with some financial issues of their own.

    But I will remember those years there fondly.