Graduation 2014


The Southeast Institute of Biblical Studies underwent commencement exercises last week for the Class of 2014. This was the first class in the school’s more than forty year history on which a Bachelor of Biblical Studies was conferred.

Candidates for Degree – Summer 2014

  • Sean Clayton Embree
  • William Lay Gott
  • Jason Howell Jarrett
  • Andrew Clark Jensen
  • Joshua Christopher Taylor
  • Matthew Lee Waters

Candidates for Degree – Winter 2014

  • Mitchell Lee Rogers
  • Allen Lee Tackett

Amber Belle Jarrett (wife of Jason Jarrett) also received a recognition of completion.


The Men’s Leadership Award was given to Jason Jarrett, and the Ladies’ Leadership Award was given to Amber Jarrett.

Joshua Taylor receieved the Robert McCandlish Memorial Award.

Annual Student Lectures | May 30-June1

Annual Student Lectures

Friday, May 30 – Sunday, June 1, 2014
Eastside Church of Christ
2543 Sevierville Rd • Maryville, TN 37804

Theme—”We Can Impact the World If We Remember…”


Friday, May 30

  • 7:00 pm – Who We Are (Individuals) … Josh Taylor
  • 7:45 pm – Who We Are (Church) … Matthew Waters

Saturday, May 31

  • 10:00 am – What Marriage Is … Jason Jarrett
  • 10:30 am – What A Christian Family Is … Sean Embree
  • 11:00 am – What We Really Need … Allen Tackett
  • 11:30 am – Our Relationship To Government … Andy Jensen
  • Noon – Lunch

Sunday, June 1

  • 9:00 am – What Is Right/Wrong – Mitch Rogers
  • 10:00 am – Who Is Lost/Saved – Will Gott
  • Potluck fellowship meal following Sunday morning services

Download the flyer by clicking here.

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“The Epistles of John” with Dan Winkler | May 12-13

epistlesofJohn Last year we decided to include in the curriculum at Southeast a one-week “Special Topic” course in the fourth quarter.  This year we have invited Brother Dan Winkler to present to the students nine hours of face-to-face instruction on 1, 2, 3 John over the course of two days.  But here’s the thing . . . we do not want to limit this experience just to the Southeast students and staff.  You are invited to listen to these lectures either in the auditorium of the Karns Church of Christ or online at


Monday Tuesday
8:30-9:30 AM Fellowship with God (1 Jn. 1-2) Do Not Fellowship (2 Jn.)
9:30-10:20 AM Fellowship with God (1 Jn. 1-2) Do Not Fellowship (2 Jn.)
11-11:20 AM Chapel Chapel
12:30-1:20 PM Family of God (1 Jn. 3-4) Do Not Refuse Fellowship (3 Jn.)
1:30-2:20 PM Family of God (1 Jn. 3-4) Do Not Refuse Fellowship (3 Jn.)
2:30-3:20 PM Faith in God (1 Jn. 5)

For more information, email Jacob Evans at

*Please note that lunch will not be provided.

A New Look

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We are excited to unveil a new look for our website, and a new direction for our web presence here at Southeast!

Go check out the new website design at

Likewise, welcome to our new blog!

There will be many new features added to the website over the coming weeks and months, and you can stay up-to-date with all of those things by subscribing to our new blog via email (click here to do that), or following us in your favorite RSS feed reader (Pulse, Flipboard, Feedly, etc.).

If you are an alumnus of the school, we would love to know what you think! Since the website is still in development, we would like to hear from you concerning what you would like to see on our website in the future. Follow this link to a feedback form that you can fill out to help us in our mission. All submissions are anonymous.

We are excited about this new venture, and we want you to be, too!

—Daniel Howell, Director of Information Technology

Website Questionnaire

Thanks for being willing to fill out this questionnaire. All information collected here is anonymous. This information will be used to help develop the recruiting aspects of our website. Some of these questions are not directly applicable to Faculty/Staff, but any input you might be able to give on such questions would be appreciated, too.

Follow the link below:

Southeast Website Questionnaire*

- Daniel Howell

*NOTE: This is for students, staff, and alumni ONLY.