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Dr. Akin is married to Charlotte Akin. They have been married since May 27, 1978. They have four sons who are all currently serving in the ministry. He has three daughters-in-law and 10 grandchildren! Dr. Akin currently serves as the President of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and is a Professor of Preaching and Theology.
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October 3, 2017 by Danny Akin | Send Network
No one has influenced and impacted my life like the “prince of preachers,” the man known as Adrian Rogers. Dr. Rogers was one of the most popular and influential preachers and pastors of the latter half of the 20th century. He was known for expository preaching, evangelistic passion, love for the...
December 15, 2016 by Danny Akin | Send Network
I have worn many hats in my lifetime that I have, and do, thoroughly enjoy. I have been an athlete, a student, a professor, a dean, a pastor, a president, a husband, a father, a grandfather and many more. But without a doubt wearing the hat of “preacher” has been, and remains, one of the one’s...
June 16, 2015 by Danny Akin | Evangelism | Send Network
Continuing our parenting series, we look specifically to fathers. Fathers play many roles in rearing their children. Through each role, they prepare their children for life and give their kids opportunities to build a relationship with dad....
June 15, 2015 by Danny Akin | Send Network
We’ve been working through a series of biblical and practical thoughts on parenting. This is something I adapted from an article by John C. Maxwell. Getting to Know God with Your Children: A Spiritual Road Map To Get Started The moments a family...
October 2, 2014 by Danny Akin | Send Network
A Christian leader must first be led by God before he can lead oth­ers.  The principal foundation of leadership is our life of faith, based on our personal relationship to Jesus Christ. “Brethren, you are not meant for anything but God;...
October 1, 2014 by Danny Akin | Send Network
1.  Leaders and organizations must have a vision to survive and thrive in an ever-changing world.  Spurgeon recognized the need for a new vision upon his arrival in London to serve as pastor of a declining inner-­city church. We must show our...
September 30, 2014 by Danny Akin | Send Network
1.  The leader who prioritizes a commitment to his family honors the God whom he serves.  Spurgeon gave great attention and devotion to his family, as evidenced by their testimonies in his Autobiography. His wife and sons grew to love and serve...
September 29, 2014 by Danny Akin | Send Network
1.  Controversy is unavoidable for the person who seeks to be faithful to the   Lord’s calling.  Spurgeon wrote ,  “Controversy is never a very   happy element for the child of God...But the soldier of Christ knows no choice in his Master’s...
August 5, 2014 by Danny Akin | Send Network
Dr. Akin, President of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, explains why last words are meant to be lasting words. Click here to learn more.
April 16, 2014 by Danny Akin | Evangelism | Send Network
Almost any way one looks at the landscape of the western church, the signs of decline are readily apparent. Church attendance is down, atheism and agnosticism are growing, and Christ-less Christianity is an ever-present threat, creeping into the...