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  • 'For the Church Phoenix' seeks to encourage, edify

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Friday, June 23, 2017 (one month ago)

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    PHOENIX (BP) -- Midwestern Seminary hosted "For the Church Phoenix," its third in an annual series of micro-conferences, at the Phoenix Convention Center during the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.

    The event featured leaders from across the SBC presenting on featured topics in a seven-minute TED Talk-like format.

    "Our aim at For the Church Phoenix was to give attendees the very best encouragement and instruction that Midwestern Seminary could possibly provide through these brief presentations," Midwestern president Jason Allen said during the June 13 event. "Existing for the church is what this school stands for, and our desire is that everyone has departed here more edified to carry out their ministries." Read More

  • Spurgeon collection launched online

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Friday, June 23, 2017 (one month ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- A website expected to hold the largest digitized collection on the internet of writings by famed British pastor Charles H. Spurgeon is now available.

    Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, in partnership with B&H Academic, launched the website on June 21.

    Also known as "The Spurgeon Archive," Midwestern Seminary's original Spurgeon Read More

  • SBC seminary presidents recap campus highlights

    by SBC Seminary Staff, posted Thursday, June 15, 2017 (one month ago)

    Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention's six seminaries noted growth in ministry, enrollment and financial support in their reports to messengers June 14 at the SBC annual meeting in Phoenix. Read More

  • Embrace Gospel's 'foolishness,' MBTS grads exhorted

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (2 months ago)

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's academic year concluded in celebratory fashion May 12 as graduates, families and friends gathered for the 61st commencement, launching theologically-trained Gospel ministers into service.

    The seminary's largest-ever graduating class of 135 students received 31 undergraduate, 82 graduate and 19 doctoral degrees and three diplomas from Midwestern Women's Institute. Read More

  • 'Apocryphal' gospels examined by Gathercole at MBTS

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Tuesday, April 25, 2017 (3 months ago)

    British scholar Simon Gathercole led a two-lecture series at Midwestern Seminary entitled, "What the 10 Gospels say about Jesus' Death and Resurrection," and "What the 10 Gospels say about Jesus, the Jewish Messiah." Read More

  • TIME magazine covers prompt closer look at 'Truth'

    by Ben Hawkins/Missouri Pathway , posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (3 months ago)

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (BP) -- TIME magazine shocked the American public on April, 8, 1966, by publishing a simple cover with one red-letter question on a black background: "Is God Dead?"

    When TIME reproduced their 1966 cover design this April -- now with the question, "Is Truth Dead?" -- Southern Baptist ministers and theologians reaffirmed their confidence in the eternal truth of the living God. Read More

  • TRUSTEES: MBTS breaks ground for student center

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Friday, April 07, 2017 (3 months ago)

    Photo by Liz Stack
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Groundbreaking for a 40,000-square-foot student center and a report of record enrollment were key highlights of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's trustee meeting, April 3-4 at the Kansas City, Mo., campus.

    Trustees, the seminary community, MBTS supporters and leaders from around the Southern Baptist Convention ceremonially broke ground April 4 at the site of the future Mathena Student Center. Read More

  • B&H Academic launches 'Lost Sermons' of Spurgeon

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Tuesday, February 28, 2017 (5 months ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- B&H Academic has launched the first of a 12-volume series of previously unpublished sermons by the famed British preacher Charles H. Spurgeon.

    "The Lost Sermons of C.H. Spurgeon" series is being researched and edited by Christian T. George, assistant professor of historical theology and curator of Spurgeon Library at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, which hosted a luncheon for the launch at its Kansas City, Mo., campus. Read More