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  • Midwestern Seminary grads charged to "finish well"

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Tuesday, May 17, 2016 (one year ago)

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- As Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's academic year concluded May 13 with its 59th commencement exercises, Jason Allen urged graduates to not merely finish their ministry work, but finish well.

    "My desire is not for you to limp across the ministry finish line; rather, aspire to finish well, having faithfully pursued and faithfully completed God's call on your life," the seminary president told graduates, families and friends gathered together in Midwestern's Daniel Lee Chapel in Kansas City, Mo. Read More

  • TRUSTEES: Gift to Midwestern, record enrollment celebrated

    by T. Patrick Hudson , posted Monday, April 11, 2016 (one year ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Assembling for its spring meeting, members of Midwestern Seminary's Board of Trustees celebrated the announcement of a significant gift to the school, received reports of strong enrollment growth, passed the upcoming year's budget, and affirmed faculty elections and promotions.

    During his President's Report, Jason Allen announced to the board during its April 4-5 meeting in Kansas City, Mo., an ... Read More

  • Midwestern celebrates graduation, Hawkins Courtyard

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Tuesday, December 22, 2015 (2 years ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary launched the next generation of pastors, ministers and missionaries into service during its 58th commencement exercises on Dec. 18. The event was highlighted by the keynote address and the dedication of a commons area named after O.S. Hawkins, president and CEO of GuideStone Financial Resources.

    Speaking to 88 graduates, their families and friends, Midwestern Seminary President Jason Allen opened the service with a Gospel presentation, and then ... Read More

  • Key Bapt. leaders to speak at MBTS symposium

    by Staff/MBTS, posted Wednesday, March 18, 2015 (2 years ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- A collection of key Southern Baptist leaders that includes Frank S. Page, Ronnie Floyd, Paige Patterson, Thom S. Rainer, R. Albert Mohler Jr. and David Dockery is slated to speak at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's Sept. 28-29 symposium, "The SBC and the 21st Century: Reflection, Renewal & Recommitment." Read More

  • Midwestern, filmmaker partner for Spurgeon documentary

    by T. Patrick Hudson , posted Thursday, December 18, 2014 (3 years ago)

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    KANSAS, Mo. (BP) -- A new documentary on the life and legacy of 19th century British preacher Charles Spurgeon, set for release today (Dec. 18), prominently features two Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary leaders and the Kansas City-based school's Charles H. Spurgeon Library.

    The film entitled, "Through the Eyes of Spurgeon," was directed and produced by Canadian filmmaker, Stephen McCaskell. He said the goal of the documentary is to introduce a new generation to Spurgeon in the hopes that their relationship with God will be challenged and deepened as they learn more about "The Prince of Preachers," who was radically transformed by the Gospel. Read More

  • Midwestern celebrates graduation, honors professor

    by T. Patrick Hudson , posted Wednesday, December 17, 2014 (3 years ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary celebrated its 56th commencement exercises on Dec. 12. The event was highlighted by seminary president Jason Allen's keynote address and the honoring of longtime faculty member Jim Anderson.

    Speaking to 59 graduates, their families and friends, Allen opened the service with a Gospel presentation, and then added, "It is our prayer and ambition that this service would so bear witness to our Lord Jesus Christ that you would be stirred in your interest to become a follower of Christ. All that we do here, and all that you will see in this hour, is rooted in our unshakable belief in the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. Read More