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    by SBC Seminary & BP Staff, posted Monday, January 29, 2018 (6 months ago)

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    In today's From the Seminaries: Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

    Allen underscores Christ's love for the lost

    By T. Patrick Hudson

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Noting the sense of renewal, excitement and invigoration in the campus community at the beginning of a new semester, President Jason Allen opened Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's spring term with an academic ... Read More

  • Former Midwestern President Milton Ferguson dies at 89

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Thursday, December 21, 2017 (7 months ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Milton Ferguson, 89, the second president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, died today (Dec. 21) in Kansas City, Mo., after a brief battle with cancer.

    Ferguson's tenure as president at Midwestern Seminary began in February 1973, and he served the seminary community in this role before retiring in 1995 at the age of 66.

    "Serving as Midwestern Seminary's president for 23 years, Dr. Ferguson led the ... Read More

  • Gospel's power underscored by Allen to MBTS grads

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Wednesday, December 13, 2017 (8 months ago)

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- With the spirit of the Christmas season as a backdrop, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary celebrated the culmination of 135 students' hard work and dedication in its 62nd commencement exercises Dec. 9.

    President Jason Allen delivered the keynote address as the graduates joined a new generation of pastors, missionaries and ministry leaders in Kingdom service.

    Allen challenged the graduates from Romans 1:16-17 to never take the Gospel for granted. After all, he said, the Gospel had been the focus of their studies for an extended period of time, and they would now employ it in their various ministry contexts. Read More

  • Reformation insights highlighted by seminary profs

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, October 26, 2017 (9 months ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- As the world commemorates the Protestant Reformation's 500th anniversary, Southern Baptist Convention seminary professors have highlighted what they say are among the most important Reformation insights for followers of Jesus today.

    'Great theological truths'

    Malcolm Yarnell of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary said "the great theological truths of the Reformation" can be summarized under three main headings: sola scriptura (a Latin phrase meaning "by Scripture alone"), "justification by grace through faith" and "the priesthood of all believers." Read More

  • TRUSTEES: MBTS celebrates Allen's 5th anniversary

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Monday, October 23, 2017 (9 months ago)

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Amid a grand celebration of Jason Allen's fifth anniversary as Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's president, trustees, friends and the seminary community gathered Oct. 16 to mark the occasion and praise God for Allen's accomplishments during that tenure.

    Additionally, trustees approved a campus renovation project and received news of record enrollment, faculty re-elections and promotions.

    Following a full day of trustee work sessions and committee meetings, the institution turned to commemorating the fifth anniversary of Allen, who officially took office on Oct. 15, 2012. Read More

  • Scope of pastoral calling fills For the Church conf.

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Monday, October 02, 2017 (10 months ago)

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Examining and celebrating the unique stewardship God entrusts to those called into Christian ministry, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary held its annual For the Church National Conference, Sept. 25-26 at the Kansas City, Mo., campus.

    Keynote speakers Jason Allen, H.B. Charles Jr., Ray Ortlund Jr., Owen Strachan, Matt Carter, Jared Wilson and Matt Chandler preached messages centering on the conference's theme, "The Minister's Trust," while Aaron Ivey and Austin Stone Community Church's worship team from Austin, Texas, led attendees in praise and worship songs. Read More

  • 'Portraits of a Pastor' shares insight for Bapt. leaders

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Tuesday, September 05, 2017 (11 months ago) photo
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- In "Portraits of a Pastor," based on the theme for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's 2016 For the Church Conference, Southern Baptist leaders from around the convention offer insight into nine essential roles of a church leader.

    Midwestern Seminary announced today (Sept. 5) that the book project Portraits of a Pastor, edited by Midwestern president Jason Allen, has been released by Moody Publishers. Read More


    by SBC Seminary & BP Staff, posted Wednesday, August 30, 2017 (one year ago)

    Today's From the Seminaries includes convocation reports from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Read More